Douglas Webber is Professor of Political Science at the international business school, INSEAD, based at its European campus in Fontainebleau, France. Before joining INSEAD in 1991, he worked at the universities of Essex, Strathclyde and Sussex as well as at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies at Cologne. At the European University Institute (Florence) he was a Jean Monnet Fellow from 1995 to 1997 and a Robert Schuman Fellow in 2016-2018. He was also a visiting professor at the University of California Berkeley (2010) and a visiting fellow at Monash University (Melbourne) (2009 and 2013) and the Australian National University (Canberra) (2011). He has published several books and edited volumes and numerous journal articles on issues of German politics and foreign policy, Franco-German relations, EU politics, European and Asian regional political integration and Indonesian politics. His latest book, European Disintegration? The Politics of Crisis in the European Union (London: Red Globe Press/Macmillan), has just appeared.