Thijs Van de Graaf
Assistant Professor, International Politics, Ghent University, Belgium

Thijs Van de Graaf is Assistant Professor of International Politics at Ghent University, Belgium.

He teaches and conducts research in the areas of energy politics, international relations and global governance. His recent books include The Palgrave Handbook of the International Political Economy of Energy (Palgrave, 2016), Rising Powers and Multilateral Institutions (Palgrave, 2015), The Politics and Institutions of Global Energy Governance (Palgrave, 2013), and Global Energy Governance in a Multipolar World (Ashgate/Routledge, 2010).

Van de Graaf is a member of the editorial board of Energy Research & Social Science (Elsevier), International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics (Springer) and Palgrave Communications (Palgrave/Nature Publishing Group).

In 2011, he was a visiting scholar at Princeton University, where he worked under the auspices of Professor Robert O. Keohane. Van de Graaf is currently the lead researcher of the international Research Network on Fragmentation and Complexity in Global Governance, and a research fellow with the Earth System Governance network.