Dr. Laure Delcour is a researcher under the EU Horizon 2020 project and a visiting professor at the College of Europe. She was previously a scientific coordinator of the EU-funded research project “Exploring the Security-Democracy Nexus in the Caucasus”. As part of a French-British research project she has investigated the EU’s influence on domestic change in four post-Soviet countries (Armenia, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine). She has lectured on EU institutions and decision-making, the European Neighbourhood Policy, EU-Russia relations and Russia’s foreign policy (Sciences-Po Paris, Sciences-Po Strasbourg, INALCO Paris). Her research interests focus on the diffusion and reception of EU norms and policies as part of the European Neighbourhood Policy, as well as region-building processes in Eurasia.