IHS - People

People at IHS in alphabetical order:

  • 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

  • Bild Katrin Auel
  • Katrin Auel is Head of the Research Group European Governance and Public Finance. 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), Science Po Grenoble, 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

    Auel, Katrin (2019). Eurosceptics into the Limelight? Eurosceptic Parliamentary Actors and Media Bias in EU Affairs. Politics and Governance, 7(3), 2019, 248-265.


    Resul Umit & Katrin Auel (2019). Divergent preferences and legislative speeches on Brexit’. Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties, published before print, DOI: 10.1080/17457289.2019.1604529.


    Auel, Katrin (2019). Exploring The Communication Function of National Parliaments in EU Affairs – The Use of Content Analysis to Generate Large Quantitative Datasets on Parliamentary Communication Activities and Their Media Visibility. Sage Research Methods Cases, 2019, doi:10.4135/9781526478443.


    Auel Katrin & Resul Umit (2018). Explaining MPs' communication to their constituents: Evidence from the UK House of Commons. British Journal of Politics and International Relations, 20(3), 731-752.


    Auel, Katrin, Olga Eisele & Lucy Kinski (2018). What Happens in Parliament Stays in Parliament? Newspaper Coverage of National Parliaments in EU Affairs, Journal of Common Market Studies, 56(3), 628-645.