European Futures publishes articles by academics from the University of Edinburgh and by other academics and practitioners from around the world. Find out more about our contributors (details current as of latest contribution):
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Prof Niamh Nic Shuibhne is Professor of European Union Law at the University of Edinburgh. She is Joint Editor of the Common Market Law Review. Her research focuses on substantive EU law from a constitutional perspective, in particular on free movement law.
Niall O’Connor is Lecturer in Law at the University of Essex and PhD Candidate in Law University of Cambridge. His research interests include European Union law, fundamental rights and employment law and policy.
Dr Pontus Odmalm is Senior Lecturer in Politics at the University of Edinburgh. His research focuses on the social and political impact of migration using a comparative European perspective, and his latest book is The Party Politics of the EU and Immigration (Palgrave, 2014).
Dr Kai Oppermann is Reader in Politics at the University of Sussex. His research interests include British foreign policy, Foreign Policy Analysis, German foreign policy and EU referendums. He is Co-Founder of the Foreign and Security Policy group of the German Political Science Association.
Dr Hartwig Pautz is Lecturer in Social Sciences at the University of the West of Scotland. His research interests include think tanks, the politics of expertise, social policy and welfare. His latest book is Think-Tanks, Social Democracy and Social Policy (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012).
Serafin Pazos-Vidal | Articles
Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia
Serafin Pazos-Vidal is PhD Candidate in EU Multi-Level Governance at the Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED). He is also the Head of Brussels Office of the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA).
Pieter Pecinovsky is PhD Candidate in Labour Law at the Institute for Employment Law at KU Leuven. His research focuses on EU economic governance and its relationship with the fundamental right to collective bargaining in the EU, ILO and Council of Europe legal frameworks.
Dr William Phelan is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Trinity College Dublin. His research interests include the politics of European law and international political economy. His latest book on the European Court of Justice is entitled In Place of Inter-State Retaliation (2015).
Michiel Poesen | Articles
Michiel Poesen is PhD Candidate in Private International Law at the Institute of Private International Law at KU Leuven. His research interests include conflict of laws, civil procedure and civil litigation.
Dr Anni Pues is Lecturer in International Law at the University of Glasgow. Her research interests lie in the field of international criminal law, public international law, human rights, and EU law.
Prof Claudio Radaelli is Professor of Political Science, Jean Monnet Chair in Political Economy and Director of the Centre for European Governance at the University of Exeter. His research interests include European public policy, Europeanisation, policy learning, regulation and research design.
Prof Tapio Raunio is Professor of Political Science at the University of Tampere. His research interests include European representative democracy, the role of national parties and parliaments in European integration and Finnish politics.
Dr Lorinc Redei is Lecturer and Assistant Graduate Student Adviser of the Master of Global Policy Studies Program at the University of Texas at Austin. His research interests include EU foreign policy, the European Parliament’s role in foreign policy and the EU as a normative power.
Prof Jeremy Richardson is Emeritus Fellow at Nuffield College, the University of Oxford and Adjunct Professor at the National Centre for Research on Europe at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. He is Founder and Co-Editor of the Journal of European Public Policy.
Dr Jane Rooney is Lecturer in Law at the University of Bristol. Her research focuses on the extraterritorial application of human rights by domestic, regional and international adjudicatory bodies, with central focus on the approach taken by the European Court of Human Rights.
Dr Charlotte Rommerskirchen is Lecturer in International Political Economy at the University of Edinburgh. Her research interests include the European Union, financial markets and international and comparative political economy.
Prof Ben Rosamond is Professor of Political Science at the University of Copenhagen. He is principal investigator of the interdisciplinary EuroChallenge research programme. His research interests include European political economy, political-economic space, governance and legitimacy.
Anthony Salamone is PhD Candidate in Politics at the University of Edinburgh; Co-Convenor of the Edinburgh Europa Research Group; and Managing Editor of European Futures. His research focuses on the politics of the UK’s EU relations and he comments on UK-EU affairs on his blog, Britain’s Europe.
María del Carmen Sandoval Velasco | Articles
University of Siegen
María del Carmen Sandoval Velasco is Research Assistant and PhD Candidate in Political Science at the University of Siegen. Her research interests include EU decision and policy-making in economic governance, EU integration theories, international relations and EU relations with Latin America.
Dr Annalisa Savaresi is Lecturer in Environmental Law at the University of Stirling. Her research focuses on climate change, biodiversity, forestry, environmental liability, renewable energy and the interplay between environmental and human rights law.
Prof Drew Scott FAcSS is Professor of European Union Studies and Co-Director of the Edinburgh Europa Institute at the University of Edinburgh. An economist by training, he specialises in European economic integration, including subsidiarity, Economic and Monetary Union and cohesion.
Prof Torsten Selck is Professor of Political Science at the University of Oldenburg. His expertise rests in political decision-making and institutions, focusing on the EU context, in addition to constitutional and legislative politics, public policy, foreign policy analysis, and negotiation and bargaining.
Prof Jo Shaw FRSA FAcSS is Salvesen Chair of European Institutions and Director of the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities at the University of Edinburgh. Her research focuses on the field of the EU constitution and institutions, particularly in socio-legal and interdisciplinary perspective.
Dr Kirsteen Shields is a human rights lawyer and lecturer in international law and food security at the Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Security. She has published on international human rights law, corporate compliance, European human rights law, UK constitutional law , labour rights and ‘ethical trade’ systems.
Dr Marco Siddi is Senior Research Fellow in the European Union Research Programme at the Finnish Institute of International Affairs. His areas of expertise include EU-Russia relations, EU energy policy and European security.
Judith Sijstermans is PhD Candidate in Politics at the University of Edinburgh. Her research focuses on European stateless nationalist and regionalist parties. Her research interests include minority nationalist parties, Europeanisation, policy transfer and political networks.
Dr Antti Silvast is Research Fellow in European Energy Policy and Markets at the University of Edinburgh. His current project, funded through the Scottish ClimateXChange, analyses European energy policy developments and their implications for Scotland and the UK.
Prof Eleanor Spaventa is Professor of European Union Law and Director of Gender and Diversity at Durham Law School at the University of Durham. Her research interests rest in EU Law, including European constitutional law, free movement, fundamental rights and cooperation in criminal matters.
Richard Steppe is a Ph.D. Fellow (‘Aspirant’) of the Research Foundation Flanders (FWO) at the KU Leuven, Faculty of Law (Institute for Consumer, Competition & Market). His doctoral research focuses on price discrimination in the EU acquis (covering, among others, competition, intellectual property, and data protection laws).
Prof Paul Taggart is Professor of Politics, Jean Monnet Chair and Director of the Sussex European Institute at the University of Sussex. His research interests include the domestic politics of European Integration, Euroscepticism, political parties and populism.
Tom Verdonk is a PhD candidate in Law at the Institute for Consumer, Competition & Market at KU Leuven. His research focuses on the economic regulation of agricultural inputs markets, taking into account competition laws, intellectual property and agricultural policy.
Shichen Wang is PhD Candidate in Political Science at the University of Geneva and Université Libre de Bruxelles. His research focuses on foreign policy decision-making, EU-China relations and European countries’ relations with China.
Dr Adrienne Yong is Lecturer in Law in the Institute for the Study of European Laws at City, University of London. Her research interests focus on European human rights and EU citizenship, and her current work considers the effect of Brexit on the human rights protection of EU citizens.
Dr Rebecca Zahn is Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Strathclyde. She researches in the field of labour law (national, European and comparative), with a particular focus on collective labour law. She is on the board of the Scottish Universities Legal Network on Europe.
Alix de Zitter is a DPhil Candidate in Law at the University of Oxford and a New College Roche Scholar. Her current research focuses on the interaction between public policy and international arbitration in the European Union.