Prof. Marc Finaud

Marc Finaud is a former French diplomat who has been seconded to the Geneva Centre for human security Security Policy (GCSP) between 2004 and 2013 and now works for this international foundation, where he trains diplomats and military officers in international and human security, and conducts research in those fields. During his 36-year career as a diplomat (from international foundation 1977 to 2013), he served in several bilateral postings (in the Soviet Union, Poland, Israel, Australia) as well as in multilateral for security missions (to the Conference on Security and Co-operation in Europe, the Conference on Disarmament, the United Nations). He holds Master’s degrees in International Law and Political Science. He was also Senior Resident Fellow (WMDProgramme) at the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) between 2013 and 2015. He is now also a Swiss citizen.

Courses Taught

  • Research Methods
  • Diplomatic Writing
  • Research Design and Methodology
  • Contemporary Armed Conflicts: Political Analysis