Caspar graduated with a first class dual honours BA in International Business and International Relations from Keele university. He subsequently completed an MA in International History at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva. Currently, Caspar is working as graduate teaching assistant at Keele University and is pursing a doctoral research project on the Single European Act, supervised by Dr Helen Parr.


  • PIR-20085: International Organisation: Mitigating Anarchy

  • PIR-20090: Foreign Policy: Concepts, Contexts, and Cases
  • PIR-20081: The politics of the European Union

  • PIR-10041: Introduction to International Relations

Further information


Dr Helen Parr, Dr Elisabeth Carter

Research project

My research looks at the policy of the UK government towards the Single European Act and aims to shed light on the question what the diplomatic negotiations say about Margaret Thatcher and the Conservative government’s attitudes towards European integration.

Publications and presentations

  • Conference Paper: “The UK and the making of the Single European Act,” presented at the 29th annual conference of the British International History Group, Keele University, September 2017.
  • Conference Paper: “The making of the SEA,” presented at the Annual Graduate Conference on the History of European Integration, European University Institute, Florence Italy, September 2017.
  • Conference Report:“Awkward Relations? Britain and Germany in Europe since the Second World War,” held at Magdalene College, Cambridge, March 2016.  The report is available on: