Peter Debaere

Ghent University
Department of Political Science
Universiteitstraat 8, B-9000 Gent


Ghent Institute for International Studies


Dr. Peter Debaere is a post-doctoral researcher at the Ghent Institute for International Studies, Ghent University, Belgium. His research interests include the institutional architecture of development finance, the reform of the IMF and the role of the Gx (G7, G8, G20) in global governance.

In the context of his PhD research, he has published widely on the EU’s relationship with the G7, G8 and G20. He is author of EU Coordination in International Institutions: Policy and Process in Gx Forums (Palgrave, July 2015). His PhD thesis on internal EU coordination for the G7, G8 and G20 has been shortlisted for the Best PhD Award 2015 by the Political Science Associations of the Netherlands and Belgium.

In June 2012, he was a visiting scholar at the European Union Center of Excellence/European Studies Center of the University of Pittsburgh.