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