Joan Deas


PhD Student in Political Science, Sciences Po Grenoble, France


Joan Deas is a PhD student in political science at Sciences Po Grenoble (France), an associate researcher at the Raoul Dandurand Chair of Strategic and Diplomatic Studies (University of Quebec At Montreal, Canada) and an associate expert at the Canadian Research Institute on Humanitarian Crisis and Aid (OCCAH – UQAM).


Her work specializes on the diplomatic strategies and preferences of non-Western ascending middle powers in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. She has taught, presented and published on various issues related to conflict mediation and the political and humanitarian situation in the occupied Palestinian territory. Joan is also a former humanitarian and has worked for various non-profit organisations in the occupied Palestinian West Bank and Gaza strip (Palestinian Hydrology Group, Gaza Community Mental Health Program, FFIPP Educational Network for Human Rights in Palestine/Israel).



Latest Publications

 David Walton and Emilian Kavalski (eds.), Power Transition in Asia, Routledge, 2017.

Christopher Ogden, New South Asian Security: Six Core Relations Underpinning Regional Security, Orient Black Swan, 2016.


M.-A. Éthier et Éric Mottet (dir.), , Didactiques de l’histoire, de la géographie et de l’éducation à la citoyenneté : recherches et pratiques, De Boeck supérieur, 2016.


Tanguy Struye de Swielande and Dorothée Vandamme (eds.), , Power in the 21st Century: Determinants and Contours, Presses universitaires de Louvain, 2015.