Catherine Gegout's major research interests are in international relations theories, ethics and European politics, with expertise in European foreign and security policies. More recently, her attention has focused upon European intervention in Africa.
Her recent publications include: 'Justice, Peace, and the International Criminal Court: Limits and Conditions for Effectiveness', Third World Quarterly
, Vol. 34, n. 5, June 2013; 'Le Retrait de l’Europe et la Montée en Puissance de la Chine en Afrique : une Explication Réaliste' (or The Withdrawal of Europe, and the Rise of China in Africa: a Realist Explanation), for the Special Issue 'The EU in the New Balance of Powers', Politique Européenne
, June 2013; "The West, Realism and Intervention in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (1996-2006)", International Peacekeeping
, Spring 2009. Her book on European Foreign and Security Policy: States, Power, Institutions
was published with the University of Toronto Press in 2010.