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Dr Maria Ackrén is Associate Professor of Political Science at Ilisimatusarfik/the University of Greenland. Her research interests include autonomy arrangements, island studies, qualitative methodology and Arctic relations, with a special focus on Greenland.
Dr Andy Aydın-Aitchison is Senior Lecturer in Criminology and Co-Director of the MSc in Global Crime, Justice and Security at the University of Edinburgh. His research focuses on global crime and responses to it and he has worked extensively in the context of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Dr Arianna Andreangeli is Senior Lecturer in Competition Law at the University of Edinburgh. Her research interests include EU competition law, national competition law, markets, innovation, merger control and business regulation.
Dr Angus Armstrong is Director of Macroeconomics at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research and Visiting Professor in Finance and Macroeconomics at Imperial College London. He was House of Lords special adviser on Scottish independence.
Dr Francesca Batzella is Lecturer in Politics and International Relations at the University of Hertfordshire. Her research interests include EU energy policy, EU external relations and European studies more broadly.
Prof Christine Bell FBA is Professor of Constitutional Law, Co-Director of the Global Justice Academy and Assistant Principal (Global Justice) at the University of Edinburgh. Her research interests include constitutional and international law, gender and conflict, and legal theory.
Prof David Bell is Professor of Economics at the University of Stirling. He is affiliated to the Centre on Constitutional Change and his research interests include the economics of social care and of subjective well-being, the Scottish economy and the economics of education.
David Bokhorst is PhD Candidate in European Economic Governance at the University of Amsterdam. His research focuses on macroeconomic and fiscal arrangements in EU governance and how modes of decision making shape their substance, effectiveness and legitimacy.
Friso Bostoen is PhD Candidate in Law at the Institute for the Consumer, Competition and Market at KU Leuven. His research considers abusive practices by online platforms under EU competition law, with a focus on the relationship between online platforms and their suppliers.
Prof Christina Boswell is Professor of Politics at the University of Edinburgh. Her research explores the relationship between knowledge and public policy, particularly in immigration and asylum policy. She is Co-Director of the University’s Centre for Science, Knowledge and Policy (SKAPE).
Dr Katie Boyle is Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Roehampton and from August 2018 will take up the appointment of Associate Professor in International Human Rights Law at the University of Stirling. Her research focusses on the justiciability and constitutionalisation of economic, social and cultural rights.
Dr Dawid Bunikowski is part-time Lecturer in Law at the University of Eastern Finland. His research interests include law and morality, legal theory and the EU’s legal and political system. He is also Distinguished Academic Associate of the Centre for Law and Religion at the University of Cardiff.
Dr Eamonn Butler is Lecturer in Central and East European Studies at the University of Glasgow. His research interests include Central Europe, EU enlargement, EU institutions and EU-Russia relations. He is Chair of Local Organising Committee for the CES Glasgow 2017 Conference.
Dr Paul James Cardwell is Reader in EU External Relations Law at the University of Sheffield. His research interests include EU external relations, EU law and politics and UK constitutional law. He is Honorary Fellow of the Edinburgh Europa Institute.
Dr Luca Cerioni is Lecturer in Tax Law at the University of Edinburgh. His research interests include EU tax law, international and comparative tax law. His latest book is The European Union and Direct Taxation: A Solution for a Difficult Relationship (Routledge, 2015).
Daniel Carter is a PhD candidate at Leiden University. He joined the Leiden Europa Institute in 2015 as the Academic Coordinator for the Advanced LLM in European and International Business Law. He is also part of the European Law Moot Court coaching team at Leiden Law School.
Dr Daniel Cetrà is Research Fellow at the Centre on Constitutional Change. His research interests focus on nationalism and national identity and he is Assistant Editor of the journal Regional & Federal Studies.
Dr Emile Chabal is Chancellor’s Fellow in History at the University of Edinburgh. He is affiliated to the University’s Centre for the Study of Modern Conflict and he specialises in postwar French politics, Franco-British relations and the legacies of the French Empire.
Dr Donal Coffey is Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History in Frankfurt am Main. His research focuses on the legal history in the period between the First and Second World Wars and he is Managing Editor of the American Journal of Legal History.
Prof Laura Cram is Professor of European Politics and Director of the Neuropolitics Research Lab at the University of Edinburgh. Her research areas include European public policy, European identity and the neuropolitics of public policy and identity.
Dr Rachael Craufurd Smith is Reader in European Union Law at the University of Edinburgh. Her research interests include EU law, media law and the regulation of culture and she was Founding Co-Editor of the Journal of Media Law.
Dr Jan Čulík is Senior Lecturer in Czech at the University of Glasgow and Founder of the Czech-language online daily Britské listy. His research interests include Czech literature and cinema and contemporary Czech media, society and politics.
Feng Cunwan | Articles
Dr Feng Cunwan is Associate Professor of International Relations at Wuhan University and former Visiting Research Fellow at the Edinburgh Europa Institute at the University of Edinburgh. His research focuses on EU-China relations and EU climate and environment policy.
Dr Chad Damro is Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations and Co-Director of the Edinburgh Europa Institute at the University of Edinburgh. His research areas include international relations, international political economy, transatlantic relations and the EU in the world.
Cleo Davies is PhD Candidate in Politics at the University of Edinburgh. Her research interests include European integration, the politics of financial market supervision/regulation and International Political Economy.
Dr Francesco de Cecco is Lecturer in Law at Newcastle University. He research focuses on EU law, especially in state aid and internal market law. Some of his recent work has explored whether the four EU internal market freedoms should be regarded as fundamental rights.
Dr Caroline de la Porte is Associate Professor in the Department of Society and Globalisation at Roskilde University, affiliated to the Centre for the Study of Democratic Network Governance. Her research interests include labour markets, public administration, welfare and comparative politics.
Renke Deckarm is PhD Candidate in Politics at the University of Oldenburg. His research interests include the organisational design of European institutions, EU politics more generally and quantitative research methods.
Deyan Dimitrov | Articles
University of Edinburgh
Deyan Dimitrov is former Research Assistant in the Edinburgh Europa Institute at the University of Edinburgh. His research interests include international relations, international political economy, EU internal policies and EU enlargement.
Sandra Eden is Senior Lecturer in Tax Law at the University of Edinburgh. Her expertise centres on tax law and policy, in particular pension law and the taxation of pensions. She has also published work on the legal process and access to justice.
Rt Hon Prof Sir David Edward KCMG QC FRSE is Professor Emeritus of Law and Chair of the Edinburgh Europa Institute at the University of Edinburgh. He was Judge at the European Court of Justice from 1992 to 2004 and he is a Member of the First Minister of Scotland’s Standing Council on Europe.
Prof Piet Eeckhout is Professor of European Union Law at University College London. His expertise rests in EU law and international economic law. He is Co-Editor of the Yearbook of European Law and of the Oxford EU Law Library and he is an Associate Academic Member of Matrix Chambers, London.
Prof Erik Oddvar Eriksen is the Director of the ARENA Centre for European Studies and Professor of Political Science at the University of Oslo. His research interests include political theory, public policy and European integration and legitimacy and democracy in the EU.
Adrian Favero is PhD Candidate in Politics at the University of Edinburgh. His research focuses on Polish cities and urban citizens’ attitudes to the European Union. His research interests include Europeanisation, identity politics, urban sociology and identity formation.
Prof John Erik Fossum is Professor of Political Science at the University of Oslo. His research intersts include political theory, democracy and constitutionalism in the EU and Canada, Europeanisation and transformation of the nation state.
Dr Maria Garcia is Senior Lecturer in Politics at the University of Bath. Her research interests include international trade and economic governance, EU-Asia and EU-Latin America relations. She is joint Coordinator of the GIFTA Project, an academic network on free trade agreements.
Dr Eli Gateva is Lecturer in Politics at the University of York. Her research interests include EU conditionality, EU enlargement policy, Europeanisation and EU democratic governance. Her recent book is European Union Enlargement Conditionality (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015).
Francesca Gelmini | Articles
University of Milan
Francesca Gelmini is is PhD Candidate in European Union Law at the University of Milan. Her research focuses on the principle of cooperation in good faith in EU competition law.
Dylan Geraets | Articles
Dr Dylan Geraets is an Affiliated Senior Researcher at KU Leuven and a practising lawyer with Mayer Brown specialising in international dispute settlement, trade defence measures, customs rules, trade negotiations, export controls, and sanctions.
Dr Andrew Glencross is Senior Lecturer in Politics at Aston University. His research focuses on the interplay of law and politics in the European Union and the development of European integration more generally, including EU foreign policy.
Dr Nina Græger is Senior Research Fellow at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) and Adjunct Associate Professor at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences. Her research interests include interorganisational relations and European, transatlantic and Norwegian security and defence.
Dr Viviane Gravey is Lecturer in European Politics at Queen’s University Belfast. Her research interests include European public policy and EU environmental and agricultural policies. She is Chair of the UACES Student Forum.
Alan Greene | Articles
University of Birmingham
Alan Greene is a Senior Lecturer in Public Law and Human Rights at Birmingham Law School. His book Permanent States of Emergency and the Rule of Law: Constitutions in an Age of Crisis (Hart Publishing, 2018) was shortlisted for the Society of Legal Scholars Birks Prize 2018. He is on Twitter at @DrAlanGreene.
Dr Sotiria Grek is Senior Lecturer in Social Policy at the University of Edinburgh and Associate Director of the University’s Centre for Science, Knowledge and Policy (SKAPE). Her research interests include education governance, education and European integration and uses of knowledge.
Emily Hancox is a PhD candidate at Edinburgh Law School and a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute. Her researchinterests lie in EU and constitutional law, focusing specifically on questions of norm inter-relationship..
Dr Jacques Hartmann is Senior Lecturer in Law and Director of the LLM in International Law and Security at the University of Dundee. A former Danish diplomat, his research interests focus on public international law, particularly relating to security, transnational crime and human rights.
Darren Harvey is Early Career Fellow in EU Law at the University of Edinburgh and PhD Candidate in Law at the University of Cambridge. His research interests include in European Union law, comparative constitutional law and judicial review.
Dr Elke Heins is Lecturer in Social Policy at the University of Edinburgh. Her research interests include comparative welfare state policies, labour markets, unemployment policy and health policy. Her recent publications include Sovereign Debt Crisis, the EU and Welfare Reform (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016).
Dr Karen Henderson is Lecturer and Researcher in the Institute of European Studies and International Relations at Comenius University. Her research has focused on Slovak politics, EU enlargement, Euroscepticism and the impact of European integration on domestic politics.
Dr Eve Hepburn is Director of PolicyScribe, a policy research consultancy. Her research interests include Scottish politics, European integration, territorial politics, regionalism, federalism and multi-level governance. She is also Associate Editor of Scottish Affairs.
Prof Ester Herlin-Karnell is Professor of EU Constitutional Law and Justice at VU University Amsterdam. She is Founder and Co-Director of the VU Centre for European Legal Studies. Her research interests include EU constitutional law and theory and European criminal law.
Prof Tammy Hervey FAcSS is Jean Monnet Professor of European Union Law at the University of Sheffield. Her research interests include transnational and global health law, and equality and diversity. Some of her recent work has focused on the implications of Brexit for health law and policy.
Mechthild Herzog is PhD Candidate in European Integration History at the University of Luxembourg. She was recently Jean Monnet Guest Scholar at Canterbury Christ Church University, where she also engaged in research on EU foreign policy and the UK’s role in the EU.
Dr Dermot Hodson is Reader in Political Economy at Birkbeck, University of London. He is the author of Governing the Euro Area in Good Times and Bad (OUP, 2011) and co-editor of The New Intergovernmentalism: States and Supranational Actors in the Post-Maastricht Era (OUP, 2015).
Prof David Howarth is Professor of Political Economy at the University of Luxembourg. His research interests include the political economy of European integration and national, European and international financial regulation. He is Honorary Fellow of the Edinburgh Europa Institute.
Dr Kirsty Hughes is Director of the Scottish Centre on European Relations and a writer and commentator on European and international politics and policy. She has worked for organisations including Chatham House, the Centre for European Policy Studies, Oxfam GB and the European Commission.
Colin Imrie | Articles
Colin Imrie (1957-2017) was an independent policy analyst on EU affairs. He was previously Head of European Relations in the Scottish Government and worked for the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the European Commission.
Dr Davor Jancic is Lecturer in Law and Director of the European Law LLM & English and European Law LLB programmes at Queen Mary, University of London. His research interests include national parliaments in the EU, parliamentary diplomacy and transatlantic relations.
Prof Charlie Jeffery CBE FRSE FAcSS is Senior Vice Principal and Professor of Politics at the University of Edinburgh. His research interests include public attitudes, public policy, territorial politics, Scottish politics and multi-level governance.
Prof Andrew Jordan is Professor of Environmental Sciences at the University of East Anglia. His research interests include environmental politics, climate change, governance and policy coordination. He is Chair of the Innovations in Climate Governance (INOGOV) research network.
Prof Juliet Kaarbo is Professor of Foreign Policy and Co-Director of the Centre for Security Research at the University of Edinburgh. Her research focuses on political psychology, leadership and decision making, foreign policy analysis, foreign policy roles and parliamentary political systems.
Dr Dimitrios Kagiaros is Teaching Fellow in Public Law and Human Rights Law at the University of Edinburgh. His research interests include sources of law, the ECHR, state responsibility and theories of international law.
Jonathan Kamkhaji | Articles
University of Exeter
Jonathan Kamkhaji is PhD Candidate in Politics at the University of Exeter. He is currently finalising a dissertation on fiscal policy co-ordination within the Economic and Monetary Union. He was previously Research Fellow at University of Exeter and he is a short-term consultant for the World Bank.
Yuliya Kaspiarovich | Articles
University of Geneva
Yuliya Kaspiarovich is a researcher at the Global Studies Institute of the University of Geneva. Her research focuses on European Union law.
Dr Daniel Kenealy is Lecturer in Public Policy and Specialist Adviser on University-City Relations to the Senior Vice Principal at the University of Edinburgh. His research interests include political history, devolution, European integration and UK-EU relations.
Prof Michael Keating FRSE FBA FAcSS is Professor of Scottish Politics at the University of Aberdeen; Director of the ESRC Centre on Constitutional Change; and Senior Fellow, The UK in a Changing Europe. His research areas include regions, nationalism, Scotland and public policy.
Owen Kelly OBE is an Associate of the University of Edinburgh Business School. He has previously worked extensively in China and other Asian markets, and in both the UK and Scottish Governments.
Dr Paul Kennedy is Lecturer in Spanish and European Studies at the University of Bath. His research focuses on contemporary Spanish and European history and politics. His forthcoming publications include the co-authored Podemos and the Art of the Possible (Manchester University Press, 2017).
Bogdan Koetsier | Articles.
Bogdan Koetsier is an independent researcher. His research interests include commemoration and memory, war crimes, the successor state of the former Yugoslavia and the role of Islam in contemporary Serbian society.
Nevena Kostova is PhD Candidate in Law at the University of Edinburgh. Her research explores the relationship between copyright law, creators’ organisations and new business models. She holds law degrees from the University of Freiburg and the University of Edinburgh.
Dr Amanda Kramer is a Research Fellow in the School of Law, Queen’s University Belfast. She is currently working on an ESRC funded project, ‘Brexit and Northern Ireland: The Constitutional, Conflict Transformation, Human Rights and Equality Consequences’.
Dr Gëzim Krasniqi is Career Development Fellow in Sociology at the University of Edinburgh. His research interests include nationalism, nationalist movements, identity politics, citizenship and politics in the Balkans.
Prof Kostas Lavdas is Professor of European Politics at Panteion University. His research interests include EU external relations, the comparative analysis of government-business relations and republican political theory.
Mark Lazarowicz is an advocate, with experience in administrative law, reparation, immigration and other fields of public law. He was Labour MP for Edinburgh North and Leith (2001-2015), focusing on environmental, energy, climate change, financial services and constitutional issues.
Prof Christian Lequesne is Professor of Political Science at Sciences Po Paris. His research interests include EU foreign policy and French diplomacy. He is Co-Chief Editor of the European Review of International Studies and his latest co-edited volume is The Member States of the European Union (2014).
Nicolas Levrat | Articles
University of Geneva
Prof Nicolas Levrat is Professor of Law at the Global Studies Institute of the University of Geneva. His research interests include EU institutional law, European judicial orders, minority rights, cross-border cooperation, and Swiss-EU relations.
Clare Llewellyn is PhD Candidate in Informatics and Research Fellow in the Neuropolitics Research Lab at the University of Edinburgh. Her research focuses on user-generated content on the Internet and her interests include social media, big data and text and data analytics.
Dr Tobias Lock is Senior Lecturer in European Union Law and Co-Director of the Edinburgh Europa Institute at the University of Edinburgh. His research focuses on the EU’s multilevel relations with other legal orders, including the European Convention on Human Rights.
Dr Peter Lynch is Senior Lecturer in Politics at the University of Stirling. His research focuses on Scottish politics, UK territorial politics and European regionalism. His current work includes a project with the Scottish Political Archive on the Scottish devolution referendums of 1979 and 1997.
Dr Anna-Sophie Maass is Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the European Neighbourhood Policy Chair at the College of Europe, Natolin. Her monograph entitled EU-Russia Relations, 1999-2015. From Courtship to Confrontation is published by Routledge (2017).
Dr Cormac Mac Amhlaigh is Senior Lecturer in Public Law at the University of Edinburgh. His research includes work on UK constitutional law, public law, constitutional theory and post-state law and constitutionalism.
Prof Brad MacKay FRSA is Professor of Strategy at the University of St Andrews. His research interests include strategy development, execution and implementation, contingency planning and the political economy of strategy-making.
Dr Stephan Malinowski is Lecturer in Modern European History at the University of Edinburgh. His research focuses on what Eric Hobsbawm calls ‘the age of extremes’ (1914-1991), including elites and fascism, the strengths and limitations of cultural history and 20th century European colonial history.
Dr Leandro Mancano is Lecturer in European Union Law at the University of Edinburgh. His research interests include EU constitutional law, EU fundamental rights law, Justice and Home Affairs policy and deprivation of liberty.
Prof Luke March is Professor of Post-Soviet and Comparative Politics and Deputy Director of the Princess Dashkova Russian Centre at the University of Edinburgh. His latest book, edited with Dan Keith, is Europe’s Radical Left: From Marginality to the Mainstream? (RLI, 2016).
Dr Kasey McCall-Smith is Lecturer in Public International Law and programme director for the LLM in Human Rights at Edinburgh Law School. Her research focuses primarily on treaty law and how treaties are interpreted and implemented at the domestic and supranational levels.
Prof Nicola McEwen is Professor of Territorial Politics at the University of Edinburgh and Associate Director of the Centre on Constitutional Change. Her research interests include Scottish politics, territorial politics, devolution and multi-level governance.
Christina McKelvie MSP is Member of the Scottish Parliament for Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse and was Convener of the Scottish Parliament’s European and External Relations Committee from 2011-2016.
Prof James Mitchell FRSE FAcSS is Professor of Public Policy and Co-Director of the Academy of Government at the University of Edinburgh. His research currently focuses on public service reform and his latest book, The Scottish Question (2014), considers debates on Scotland’s constitutional status.
Francesco Saverio Montesano is Research Assistant in EU-China Relations at the College of Europe. He focuses on foreign policy analysis of European and East Asian issues. He holds an MSc in Global Politics from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Dr Gareth Mulvey is Research Associate in Sociology at the University of Glasgow. He has experience as a university and voluntary sector researcher, and his research interests include migration, migration policy and the impact of policy on diverse migrant communities.