Joseph Dobbs

Research Fellow

Joseph Dobbs is a Research Fellow at the European Leadership Network, having joined the ELN in 2014.

Joseph’s current research focuses on European security, including Russia-West relations, EU foreign and security policy and long term trends. Joseph is a member of the Younger Generation Leaders Network on Euro-Atlantic Security (YGLN).

Joseph is also a contributor to Geopolitical Intelligence Services (GIS), a private consultancy for which he writes about Chinese political and economic developments.

Before joining the ELN in June 2014, Joseph completed his postgraduate degree at the University of Oxford, focusing on Chinese politics and foreign policy. Prior to this, he studied at the Universities of Hong Kong and Liverpool, achieving a first class BA in Modern History and Politics at the latter, and worked at the European External Action Service and in domestic politics in the UK.

Joseph has been widely published, from the Financial Times to Moscow’s Kommersant, and regularly comments for the media. He is active on social media, and can be followed on Twitter.

Content by Joseph Dobbs

Policy brief

A New Approach to Transatlantic Burden-Sharing

Joseph Dobbs is a Research Fellow at the European Leadership Network, having joined the ELN in 2014. Joseph’s current research focuses on European security, including Russia-West relations, EU foreign and security policy and long term trends. Joseph is a member of the Younger Generation Leaders Network on Euro-Atlantic Security (YGLN). Joseph is also a contributor to […]

14 September 2017 | Joseph Dobbs
Euro-Atlantic Security
Policy brief

The UK, France and the Challenge of Brexit to European Security

Joseph Dobbs, a Research Fellow at the ELN, argues that France is the most important bilateral relationship for the UK in a post-Brexit Europe and makes seven recommendations on how London and Paris can cooperate to protect European security.

22 December 2016 | Joseph Dobbs
Euro-Atlantic Security