Linde Desmaele

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Linde Desmaele is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the MIT Security Studies Program and a Senior Associate Researcher (Non-Resident) at the Centre of Security, Diplomacy, and Strategy (CSDS) of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Her areas of expertise include European security, US strategy, EU, NATO, defense policymaking and nuclear policy. Linde was formerly a Stanton Nuclear Security Fellow in the MIT Security Studies Program and Belgian-American Educational Postdoctoral Fellow at the Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies at Columbia University. Linde holds a PhD from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Belgium). Her doctoral work earned her the 2022 Global Strategy PhD Prize, jointly awarded by the European Security and Defence College (European External Action Service) and the Egmont Royal Institute for International Relations (Belgium). She also holds an M.A. from Seoul National University’s Graduate School of International Studies (Republic of Korea) and an M.A. from KU Leuven (Belgium).

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