Nathan Vandeputte

Nathan VandeputteNathan Vandeputte is a PhD Researcher and teaching assistant at the Centre for EU studies, Ghent Univesity. His research concerns EU democracy support in Uganda, whereby he approaches 'democracy' from a decentred, radical democratic theoretical perspective. Prior to starting his PhD, Nathan obtained his Master degree in EU studies at Ghent University in 2016 (summa cum laude) and did two internships: one at the EU Delegation in Uganda, and one at the European Partersnhip for Democracy (a leading democracy NGO in Brussels).

Research interests

EU foreign policy; Sub-Saharan Africa; Democracy support; decolonization


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Mailing address: Universiteitstraat 8, 9000 Ghent
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