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Gerry Alons Gerry

Gerry Alons is Assistant Professor at the Institute for Management Research (Department of Political Science), Radboud University Nijmegen, where she obtained her PhD in 2010. Her research covers trade and agricultural policy making, with a special focus on questions of when and how ideational variables such as norms, identity and policy paradigms influence state preferences and foreign policy. Broadly defined, her research interests include International Relations theory, Foreign Policy Analysis and International Political Economy. Previous publications include ‘Predicting a State’s Foreign Policy: State Preferences Between Domestic and International Constraints’ in Foreign Policy Analysis (2007); ‘European External Trade Policy: The Role of Ideas in German Preference Formation’ in Journal of European Contemporary Research (2013); and ‘Farmers Versus Ideas: Explaining the Continuity in French Agricultural Trade Policy during the GATT Uruguay Round’ in Journal of European Public Policy (2014).