Maxime Larive


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Dr. Larivé is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of International Studies at the University of Miami teaching for the MAIA program. He holds a position of Senior Research Associate at the European Union Center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Research Fellow at the European Union Center at the University of Miami. He currently works in the private sector conducting market research on questions concerning finance, insurance and new technologies.

Prior to these positions, he served as the Associate Director and Director of Graduate Studies of the MA in EU Studies at the EU Center at Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Larivé worked as a Consultant for the European Commission/PPMI serving as the country expert for the US on a global project studying the public perception of the EU.



Ph.D. International Studies University of Miami
M.S. Political Science Suffolk University
M.S. History and Geography University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis

Dr. Larivé’s lines of research focus on European security and defense, European politics, transatlantic security and politics, the internet of things, energy security, and international political economy. Some of his recent publications include: with Dominguez, R. ‘The United States’ in Chaban, N. and Holland, M. ed., Partners and Perceptions: The EU’s Global Strategy (forthcoming); ‘The European Union and Climate Change: The Post-COP-21 World’ in Bagley, B. ed. Consequences of the Fall: Security, Sustainable Development and Environment (Forthcoming); ‘Seeking for Energy Renaissance in the Post-Fukushima Period. The European Debate on Nuclear Energy and Shale Gas,’ in Bagley, B., Piet, R., and Zorovich, M. eds., Energy Security and Environmental Sustainability in the Western Hemisphere (Lexington Books, 2017); “From Speeches to actions: EU involvement in the war in Afghanistan through the EUPOL Afghanistan mission” European Security, 21(2) (2012). In 2014, he published his first manuscript titled Debating European Security and Defense Policy: Understanding the Complexity (Ashgate).

In addition, he contributes as an analyst for specialized magazines and the media on contemporary transatlantic issues. In addition to his PhD from the University of Miami, Dr. Larivé holds a Maîtrise in History and Geography from the University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis and a Master’s in Political Science from Suffolk University.