Dr T. Christiansen, Ph.D.
Thomas Christiansen holds a Chair in European Institutional Politics in the Department of Political Science at Maastricht University, The Netherlands. He is Executive Editor (with Simon Duke) of the Journal of European Integration, co-editor (with Sophie Vanhoonacker) of the ‘European Administration Governance' book series at Palgrave Macmillan and member of the board of the Research Committee on European Unification of IPSA. He has published widely on different aspects of European integration.
Professional career history
Since 09/10 Professor of European Institutional Politics at Maastricht University (full-time)
09/15 - 08/17 Professor (part-time) at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute, Florence, Italy
Since 10/08 Professor of European Institutional Politics, Maastricht University (part-time, 0.6 FTE)
11/08 - 08/10 Associate Professor, European Institute of Public Administration, Maastricht (part-time, 0.4 FTE)
10/03 - 10/08 Senior Lecturer, European Institute of Public Administration, Maastricht, The Netherlands
05/97 - 09/03 Jean Monnet Lecturer and Director of European Studies at the Department of International Politics, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom.
05/95 - 04/97 Research Fellow, Department of Government, University of Essex, Colchester, UK.
10/95 - 06/96 Teaching Fellow (part-time), Department of Government, University of Essex.
01/95 - 02/95 Research Fellow, Centre for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences, University of Wales College, Cardiff, United Kingdom
09/94 - 12/94 Researcher (Stagaire), Regional Policy Division, Directorate-General for Research, European Parliament, Luxembourg.
11/93 - 07/94 Research Associate, Project "Germany's Role in the New Europe", Professor Roger Morgan, European University Institute.
11/93 - 05/94 Research Associate, Project "Regional and National Identities in the 19th and 20th Century", Professor Renaud Dehousse, European University Institute.
10/91 – 04/95 PhD Researcher, Department of Social and Political Sciences, European University Institute, Florence, Italy.
Education and Professional Qualifications
PhD (Political Science), Department of Political Science, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands (February 2008)
M.Sc. (Econ) West European Politics, Department of Government, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK (September 1991)
B.Sc.(Economics) International Relations Department of International Relations, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK (June 1990)
Intermediate Diploma ("Vordiplom"), Department of Economics, Hamburg University, Germany (June 1988)
A-Levels Equivalent ("Abitur"), Segeberg County Economics High School, Norderstedt, Germany (June 1984)
Professor of European Institutional Politics, Dept of Political Science
Director, PhD Programme for Professionals, UM Campus Brussels
Co-Director, Centre for European Research in Maastricht (CERiM)