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Helen Drake, Prof

Loughborough University, PHIR (Politics, History and International Relations)

Areas of Expertise

Country of residence

United Kingdom

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Research Discipline

Politics & International Relations


Professor Helen Drake has spoken on French and UK national radio on various aspects of French politics, primarily.

Language Skills

  • French (fluent)
  • German (advanced)


My first degree was in Linguistic and International Studies (French and German) from Surrey University, and my MSc was in European Management from Cranfield Institute of Technology. My PhD, in political science, is from Aston University. This academic background has led me to conduct my teaching and research from an interdisciplinary perspective. In 2010 I was named Chevalier dans l'Ordre des Palmes Acad