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Baroness Smith of Newnham

Fellowship Type
University Position
Senior Lecturer
Politics and International Studies (POLIS)
Julie read PPE at Brasenose College, Oxford, and took both her MPhil and DPhil in Politics at St. Antony’s College, Oxford. She was a Hanseatic Scholar in Hamburg and prior to coming to the Centre in 1997, Julie taught in the International Relations and European Studies Department of the Central European University in Budapest.
Research Interests
Julie’s research focuses primarily on the history and politics of European integration. She works on a wide range of European issues, including European Parliament elections, institutional reform, the UK’s relations with the EU. Her current research focuses on the role of parliaments in the EU and on budgets and parliaments.
Teaching Interests
Julie lectures and supervises for Pol 8, a final year PPS/HSPS paper on European Politics and teaches a module on European Integration for the MSt in International Relations. In addition she supervises dissertations on a wide range of European topics, including the UK’s relations with the EU, asylum and immigration policy, EU energy policy, and institutional reform.