Catherine Gegout is Associate Professor in International Relations at the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom. She is currently Jean Monnet Fellow at the European University Institute, Florence, Italy (2019-20). She was the Pierre Keller Visiting Professor at the Kennedy School, Harvard University (spring semester 2019). She has major research interests in international security, European security and foreign policy, international development, and international relations theories. Her attention has focused upon European military intervention in the developing world, and the role of the International Criminal Court. Her most recent book Why Europe Intervenes in Africa: Security, Prestige and the Legacy of Colonialism was published in 2017 with Hurst, and in 2018 with Oxford University Press. Her previous book on European Foreign and Security Policy: States, Power, Institutions and American Hegemony was published with University of Toronto Press, 2010.