• Dr. Katrin Auel

    • European Governance and Public Finance
    Head of Research Group
    +43 1 59991 217
  • Major Areas of Research European Integration, Role of National Parliaments in EU affairs

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  • Katrin Auel is Associate Professor in the REsearch Group European Integration. She joined the IHS in 2012. After completing her studies at the University of Konstanz, she held positions at the University of Halle-Wittenberg, the University of Hagen, the University of Oxford and the European University Viadrina. She has also held visiting posts at Waseda University, Tokyo, the University of Halle-Wittenberg; Stanford University (in Oxford) and as an associate researcher at Sciences Po, Paris. Her research focuses on Europeanisation, multilevel governance and, in particular, legislative studies with a specific interest in the role of national parliaments in the EU.

  • Recent Publications

    'Multi-arena players in the making? Conceptualizing the role of national parliaments since the Lisbon Treaty', Journal of European Public Policy 24(10), 2017: 1547-1561 (with Christine Neuhold).

    'From Constraining to Catalysing Dissensus? The Impact of Political Contestation on Parliamentary Communication in EU Affairs', Comparative European Politics 14(2), 2016: 154-176 (with Olga Eisele and Lucy Kinski).

    ‘Österreich’, in Werner Weidenfeld and Wolfgang Wessels (eds.), Jahrbuch der Europäischen Integration 2016, Baden-Baden: Nomos, 2016, 547-512 (with Johannes Pollak).

    ‘Able and Willing? Early Warning System and Political Dialogue in the Bundestag and the Nationalrat‘, in Anna Jonsson Cornell and Marco Goldoni (eds.), National and Regional Parliaments in the EU-legislative Procedure post-Lisbon: The Impact of the Early Warning Mechanism, Hart Publishing, 2016, 291-312.

    A Life in the Shadow? Regional Parliaments in the EU' in Gabriele Abels and Annegret Eppler (eds.), Subnational Parliaments in the EU Multi-Level Parliamentary System: Taking Stock  of the Post-Lisbon Era, Innsbruc: Studienverlag, 2015, 339-350 (with Martin Große Hüttmann). 

    ‘After Lisbon: National Parliaments in the European Union’, West European Politics 38 (2), 2015: 261-­281 (with Thomas Christiansen).

    ‘National Parliaments and the Eurozone Crisis: Taking Ownership in Difficult Times?’, West European Politics 38 (2), 2015: 375–395 (with Oliver Höing).

    ‘To Scrutinise or not to Scrutinise? Explaining Variation in European Activities Within National Parliaments’, West European Politics 38 (2), 2015: 282–304 (with Olivier Rozenberg and Angela Tacea).

    'Fighting Back? And if Yes, How? Measuring Parliamentary Strength and Activity in EU Affairs', in Claudia Hafftler, Christine Neuhold, Olivier Rozenberg and Julie Smith (eds.) The Palgrave Handbook of National Parliaments and the European Union, London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015: 60-93 (with Olivier Rozenberg and Angela Tacea).

    'Europeanisation of National Parliaments', in José Magone (ed.) Handbook of Comparative European Politics, London: Routledge, 2015: 366-385.   

    ‘Parliaments in the Euro Crisis: Can the Losers of Integration Still Fight Back?’, Journal of Common Market Studies 52 (6), 2014, 1184–1193 (with Oliver Höing).

    ‘Intergovernmental Relations in German Federalism: Co-­operative Federalism, Party Politics and Territorial Conflicts’, Comparative European Politics 12 (4/5), 2014: 422–443.

    ‘Introduction: Parliamentary Communication in EU Affairs’, Journal of Legislative Studies 20 (1), 2014: 1-­12 (with Tapio Raunio).

    ‘Debating the State of the Union? Comparing Parliamentary Debates on EU Issues in Finland, France, Germany and the United Kingdom’, Journal of Legislative Studies 20 (1), 2014: 12-­28 (with Tapio Raunio).