Eric Frécon is an assistant professor at the French Naval Academy, where he teaches classes on law and institutions, international relations as well as geopolitics. He is also the coordinator of the observatory on Southeast Asia within the Asia Centre, in Paris.
In 2011-2012, he worked as a deputy chief editor of the bimonthly magazine Diplomatie. Previously, he served as a post-doctoral fellow within Ecole normale supérieure (ENS) de Lyon – Institut d’Asie orientale (IAO) and as a research fellow within the Indonesia Programme of the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (Singapore), where he stayed for three years.
He completed his Ph.D. in political science at Sciences Po (Paris) in 2007. He holds a Master’s Degree in International Relations from Sorbonne University (Paris) and a Bachelor’s Degree in Law and Political Science.
He has conducted courses and lectures at Sciences Po (Paris), Sciences Po (Lyon), IRIS (Institut de relations internationales et stratégiques, in Paris) and Lyon Lumière University.
In 2001, he was awarded the Lagardère Foundation Young Journalist Prize.