Prof. Dr. Carina Sprungk

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Freie Universität Berlin

Otto Suhr Institute for Political Science

Juniorprofessur Europäische Integration

Professor

Address Ihnestr. 22
14195 Berlin
Telephone +49 (0)30 - 838-54830
Email europe@zedat.fu-berlin.de
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Short CV

Carina Sprungk is currently holding a position as Junior Professor for European Politics at the Freie Universität Berlin, Germany, and a Jean Monnet Chair. She completed her PhD degree in political science with distinction (summa cum laude) in June 2007. From 2006-2009, Sprungk held positions as visiting professor at the Department of Government at Harvard University, and as a visiting professor for European Politics at the University of Victoria, Canada. Her teaching and research interests include European Union Politics (with a special focus on democracy and accountability), Europeanization and Domestic Change, Legislative Studies, Compliance with International Law, and Environmental Policy. She has published on the effects of Europeanization on national decision-making, on compliance with law beyond the nation-state, on environmental policy in the EU, on the debate about the EU Constitutional Treaty and on national parliamentary scrutiny of EU politics.


Main fields of interest

  • European Union Politics
  • Europeanization and Domestic Change
  • Legislative Studies
  • Compliance with International Law
  • Environmental Policy

Selected Publications

Monographs and Edited Volumes

  • Forthcoming: The power of national parliaments in the European Union, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Refereed Articles

  • 2016: National parliaments in the European Union: Moving towards more 'cooperative' institutions?, in: Comparative European Politics 14/2, 177-195.
  • 2013: A new type of representative democracy? Reconsidering the role of national parliaments in the European Union, in: Journal of European Integration 35/5, 547-563.
  • 2013: Legislative Transposition of Directives: Exploring the Other Role of National Parliaments in the European Union, in: Journal of Common Market Studies 51/2, 298-315.
  • 2011: How policy-shaping might (not) affect policy-taking: the case of national parliaments in the European Union, in: Journal of European Integration 3/3, 323-340.
  • 2010: Ever more or ever better scrutiny? Analysing the conditions of effective national parliamentary involvement in EU affairs, in: European Integration online Papers 14/2, http://eiop.or.at/eiop/index.php/eiop/article/view/2010_002a/154; 2012-05-31.
  • co-authored with Lenschow, A. 2010: The myth of a Green Europe, in: Journal of Common Market Studies 48/1, 133-154.
  • co-authored with Börzel, T. A. et al. 2010: Obstinate and Inefficient. Why Member States Do Not Comply with European Law, in: Comparative Political Studies 43/11, 1363-1390.
  • co-authored with Börzel, T. A. 2009: The Goodness of Fit and the Democratic Deficit in Europe. Review on ‘Democracy in Europe. The EU and National Polities‘. Vivien A. Schmidt, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2006, in: European Politics 7/3, 364-373.
  • co-authored with von Oppeln, S. 2005: Europabilder im Widerstreit. Die deutsche und die französische Debatte über den Verfassungsvertrag im Vergleich, in: Zeitschrift für Politik 52/4, 448-463.
  • co-authored with von Oppeln, S. 2005: Bevölkerungsmeinung und Elitendiskurs. Die deutsche und die französische Debatte über den europäischen Verfassungsvertrag, in: WeltTrends 48, 121-131 [abgedruckt in: Franzke, J. (ed.) 2006: Europa in der Denkpause, Potsdam: Landeszentrale für politische Bildung, 76-87].
    [zusätzlich veröffentlicht als: "Constitution et construction européenne: regards français et allemands." Visions franco-allemandes6, October 2005].
  • co-authored with Börzel, T. A./Hofmann, T. 2003: Einhaltung von Recht jenseits des Nationalstaates. Zur Implementationslogik marktkorrigierender Regelungen in der EU, in: Zeitschrift für Internationale Beziehungen 10/2, 247-290.

Other Articles, Book Chapters and Working Papers

  • 2013: Säkularmacht EU? Zur Europäisierung von Religion in EU‐Mitgliedsstaaten, in: Liedhegener, A./Werkner, I.-J. (eds): Europäische Religionspolitik. Religiöse Identitätsbezüge, rechtliche Regelungen und politische Ausgestaltung, Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, 239-263.
  • 2011: Parlamentarismus im europäischen Mehrebenensystem: Zum Wandel von Rollenanforderungen an nationale Parlamente in EU-Angelegenheiten, in: Abels, G./Eppler, A.: Auf dem Weg zum Mehrebenenparlamentarismus? Zukünftige Funktionen von Parlamenten im Integrationsprozess, Baden-Baden: Nomos, 211-226.
  • 2010: Was ist Europa? Sicherheit, Wohlfahrt und Mitgestaltung in der EU, in: Stratenschulte, E. D. (ed.): Europa kontrovers, Bonn: Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung.
  • co-authored with Barrière, A.-L. 2010: Institutions européennes et démocratie: quel avenir?, in: Demesmay, C./Marchetti, A. (eds): La France et L'Allemagne face aux crises européennes, Bordeaux: Presses Universitaires de Bordeaux, 19-36.
  • 2008: Il processo di formazione del diritto comunitario e la sua (non)influenza nella fase di attuazione: il ruolo dei parlamenti nazionali nell’Unione europea, in: Baroncelli, S. (ed.): Il ruolo del Governo nella formazione e applicazione del diritto dell’Unione europea. Le peculiarità di un sistema costituzionale multilivello, Torino: Giappichelli, 40-59.
  • 2007: The French Assemblée Nationale and the German Bundestag in the European Union: towards convergence in the "old" Europe?, in: O'Brennan, J./Raunio, T. (eds): National parliaments within the enlarged European Union: from victims of integration to competitive actors?, London: Routledge, 132-162.
  • co-authored with Börzel, T. A. et al. 2007: Recalcitrance, bureaucratic inefficiency and support for European law: why member states do (not) comply with European law´, in: Center for European Studies Working Papers 150, Boston: Harvard-Universität.
  • co-authored with Börzel, T. A. 2007: Undermining Democratic Governance in the Member States? The Europeanisation of National Decision-Making, in: Holzhacker, R./Albaek, E. (eds): Democratic Governance and European Integration,Aldershot: Edward Elgar, 113-136.
  • co-authored with Börzel, T. A. et al. 2006: Warum sich Staaten (nicht) an Europäisches Recht halten, in: Deutscher Naturschutzring (ed.): Umsetzung von EU-Umweltrecht: Wohin steuert die Europäische Union? Sonderheft 11/12.