Douglas Webber worked at INSEAD's Fontainebleau campus in France from 1991 to 1999, at the Asia Campus in Singapore from 1999 to 2005, when he returned to Fontainebleau. He has a PhD in Government from the University of Essex. Before joining INSEAD, he worked at several British universities and at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies (Cologne). From 1995 to 1997 he was a Jean Monnet Fellow at the European University Institute (Florence).
He has published numerous articles on German, European and Asian politics in journals in Britain, Germany and the US; jointly written books on German health reform politics and government-business relations in the European electronics industry and edited The Franco-German Relationship in the European Union (London: Routledge, 1999) and New Europe, New Germany, Old Foreign Policy? German Foreign Policy Since Unification (London: Frank Cass, 2001). Most recently, with Bertrand Fort, he published an edited volume, Regional Integration in East Asia and Europe, (London, Routledge, 2006). He works mainly on European Union politics, the Franco-German relationship, German domestic politics and foreign policy, and comparative regional political integration.