Luc-André Brunet is Lecturer in Twentieth-Century Europe at the Open University. He was previously a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy and Pinto Post-doctoral Fellow in Contemporary International History at the London School of Economics, where he earned his PhD in International History. He is also Deputy Head of the LSE IDEAS Cold War Studies Project and Book Review Editor for the journal Cold War History.
Luc’s forthcoming book, Forging Europe: Industrial Organisation in France from Vichy to the ECSC, 1940-1952, explores the institutional and personal continuities from Vichy France to the post-war Fourth Republic and the European Community, the forerunner to today’s European Union. His research focuses on France and Western Europe since the 1930s, with particuar interests in the Second World War, the Cold War, and transatlantic relations.