Donald Blondin is a PhD student in the Political Science Department of Leiden University, The Netherlands.
His current research looks at the extent to which EU member states cooperate on the management of different transnational crises. A related research interest is global public goods theory.
Donald holds a Master of Public Policy degree from the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin, Germany, and a B.A. in political science and political economy of industrial societies from the University of California, Berkeley. Previously, he coordinated consumer protection and food security studies undertaken for the European Commission and OECD. He also explored governance capacity in relation to global challenges like climate change, demographic transformation and financial instability as a research associate for the Hertie School’s Governance Report.