Jean Claude Cachia has been an academic with the Institute for European Studies since October 2015. He teaches modules in Small States, European Security, Research Methods and Political Parties. He is currently the Outreach Coordinator.
Jean Claude obtained a BA (Hons) in International Relations from the University of Malta in 2008 and a Master of Arts in Diplomatic Studies in 2009 from the Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies. In 2010, Jean Claude was awarded a Master of Arts in Research Methods in Politics and International Relations from the University of Sheffield. He was awarded a PhD in Politics from the University of Lincoln in 2014 with a doctoral dissertation based on the Impact of Europeanization on Malta's Political Parties and Party Systems.