Experts & Staff

Marie Dumoulin

Director, Wider Europe programme

Areas of expertise

Europe's Eastern neighbourhood, Russia, protracted conflicts

Languages

French, English, German, Russian, Arabic

Biography

Marie Dumoulin is the director of the Wider Europe programme at the European Council on Foreign Relations.

Prior to joining ECFR, Dumoulin worked as a French career diplomat. She held a number of positions in French diplomatic missions abroad, e.g. in Turkmenistan, Algeria, Germany, and was seconded to the German Foreign Ministry during the German OSCE Chairmanship. Dumoulin worked with the policy planning staff (CAPS) and headed the Russia and Eastern Europe Department of the French Foreign Ministry. She has extensive experience with settlement processes of protracted conflicts in Europe’s Eastern neighbourhood.

Dumoulin holds a PhD from the Paris Institute for Political Science (Sciences Po).

Lost in the Dream: How the EU can end the political deadlock in Georgia

Georgia is caught in a vicious circle of polarisation and state capture. The EU should respond by explicitly linking support for the Georgian government to its implementation of concrete reforms and anticorruption initiatives.

Publications

Articles

Rogue NATO: The new face of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation

The SCO is often seen as the anti-NATO, but Putin will struggle to convince the other members – especially the Central Asian states – that his war is more important than Chinese investment

Changer things: Kazakhstan’s second republic

Recent changes to Kazakhstan’s constitution seem to weaken the president’s powers. Yet there are reasons to fear they will be mere window dressing for the continuation of authoritarianism.

Lost in the Dream: How the EU can end the political deadlock in Georgia

Georgia is caught in a vicious circle of polarisation and state capture. The EU should respond by explicitly linking support for the Georgian government to its implementation of concrete reforms and anticorruption initiatives.

Podcasts

Events

In the media