Julie Newton is the Principal Investigator of the University Consortium. She is a Visiting Fellow of the Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre at St Antony’s College, University of Oxford, an Associate Professor of the Department of International and Comparative Politics at the American University of Paris (AUP) and a Visiting Professor at Colorado College. Her research focuses on Russian-European relations, and she divides her time between Oxford, Paris and Colorado, teaching Russian politics at all three institutions. She holds a DPhil from Oxford, a Master’s from Columbia (Harriman Institute) and a BA from Princeton. Major publications include Russia, France and the Idea of Europe (Palgrave Macmillan, 2003); Institutions, Ideas and Leadership in Russian Politics (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010), co-edited with William Tompson; and ‘Gorbachev, Mitterrand, and the Emergence of the Post-Cold War Order in Europe’, Europe-Asia Studies, Vol. 65 (2013).
Content by Dr Julie Newton
Dr Julie Newton, a fellow at the University of Oxford, responds to a recent ELN paper on EU-Russia relations. Dr Newton writes in support of the ELN’s work, arguing that the greatest risk of all would be for the EU and Russia to remain on the same path of poor relations.