Linde Desmaele

Senior Associate
Pleinlaan 5, 1050, Brussel, Belgium

Linde Desmaele is a Senior Associate Researcher at the Centre for Security, Diplomacy and Strategy (CSDS) at the Brussels School of Governance (BSoG-VUB). She is a Stanton Nuclear Security Fellow in the Security Studies Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Linde’s research focuses on US-Europe relations; the evolution of US grand strategy and its impact on transatlantic and European security; US regional deterrence strategies and alliance interdependence; and the role of leaders in IR theory. Her research has appeared in journals such as European Security, International Studies Review, Strategic Studies Quarterly and Defence Studies.

Previously, Linde was a Belgian-American Educational Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, hosted at the Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies (SIWPS) at Columbia University. She was a visiting scholar at the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University (Fall of 2018). She received her PhD in 2021 from the BSoG-VUB. She holds an M.A. from Seoul National University’s Graduate School of International Studies (South Korea), and an MA from KU Leuven (Belgium).

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