CV

Current position and address

Research interests

  • European Union Politics
  • Legislative Politics
  • German Political Development
  • Quantitative and Comparative Research Methods

Awards

Publications

Book

Journal articles

Contributions to edited books

  • Häge, Frank M. (2008): Politischer Konflikt und Entscheidungsfindung im Ministerrat der Europäischen Union [Political Conflict and Decision-Making in the Council of the European Union]. Pp. 133-162 in Torsten J. Selck and Tim Veen (eds.): Die Politische Ökonomie des EU-Entscheidungsprozesses: Modelle und Anwendungen. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften.
  • Häge, Frank M., and Volker Schneider (2004): Hauptachsen staatlicher Redimensionierung. Die Rolle von Europäisierung und Globalisierung [The Redimensionalisation of the State: The Role of Europeanization and Globalization]. Pp. 280-313 in Volker Schneider and Marc Tenbücken (eds.): Der Staat auf dem Rückzug: Die Privatisierung öffentlicher Infrastrukturen. Frankfurt: Campus.
  • Bauer, Johannes M., Frank M. Häge, and Volker Schneider (2004): Politische und gesellschaftliche Vetospieler in institutionellen Reformen: Die Transformation der Telekommunikation in OECD-Ländern [Political and Societal Veto Players in Institutional Reforms: The Transformation of Telecommunications in OECD Countries]. Pp. 241-279 in Volker Schneider and Marc Tenbücken (eds.): Der Staat auf dem Rückzug: Die Privatisierung öffentlicher Infrastrukturen. Frankfurt: Campus.

Miscellaneous

Invited talks

  • Research Seminar, 6 May 2016, European Union Center of Excellence, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA.
  • Workshop 'Compliance and Enforcement in the European Union', 21 January 2016, Leiden University, The Hague, The Netherlands.
  • Workshop 'Informal Governance in the European Unon: A Challenge to Legitimacy?', 15 - 16 October 2015, University of Mannheim, Germany.
  • Workshop 'Political Networks in a Trans-Atlantic Perspective', 14 - 15 July 2014, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA.
  • Workshop 'Secrecy and the European Union: A Democratic Perspective', 20 June 2013, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Workshop 'Legislative Networks in a Transatlantic Perspective', 15 April 2013, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA.
  • Conference 'Beyond the Lisbon Treaty: Re-examining EU institutions and governance', 7 - 8 September 2012, Institute of European and American Studies, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • Research Seminar, 31 January 2012, Centre for European Research, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
  • Workshop 'Quantifying Europe', 13 - 14 December 2010, University of Mannheim, Germany.
  • Workshop 'The Legislators of Europe', 6 - 8 April 2009, European University Institute, Florence, Italy.
  • EU Center of Excellence Workshop 'Beyond the Hemicycle: The EU Legislative Process in Wider Perspective', 1 April 2009, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA.

Conference presentations

  • EUSA Biennial Conference, 4 - 6 May 2017, Miami, USA.
  • APSA Annual Meeting, 1 - 4 September 2016, Philadelphia, USA.
  • General Conference of ECPR Standing Group on Parliaments, 30 June - 2 July, Munich, Germany.
  • APSA Annual Meeting, 28 - 31 August 2014, Washington D.C., USA.
  • Pan-European Conference on EU Politics, ECPR Standing Group on the European Union, 5 - 7 June 2014, Leiden University, The Hague, The Netherlands.
  • MPSA Annual Conference, 10 - 14 April 2013, Chicago, USA.
  • EPSA General Conference, 21 - 23 June 2012, Berlin, Germany.
  • MPSA Annual Conference, 12 - 15 April 2012, Chicago, USA.
  • ECPR General Conference, 25 - 27 August 2011, Reykjavik, Iceland.
  • ELPRG Workshop, 26 - 27 May 2011, Leiden/The Hague, The Netherlands.
  • EUSA Biennial Conference, 3 - 5 March 2011, Boston, USA.
  • Pan-European Conference on EU Politics, ECPR Standing Group on the European Union, 23 - 26 June 2010, University of Oporto and University Fernando Pessoa, Porto, Portugal.
  • ECPR General Conference, 10 - 12 September 2009, Potsdam, Germany.
  • EUSA Biennial Conference, 23 - 25 April 2009, Los Angeles, USA.
  • NIG Annual Work Conference, 20 - 21 November 2008, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands.
  • Pan-European Conference on EU Politics, ECPR Standing Group on the European Union, 25 - 27 September 2008, University of Riga, Latvia.
  • APSA Annual Meeting, 28 - 31 August 2008, Boston, USA.
  • ECPR Joint Sessions of Workshops, 11 - 16 April 2008, Institut d'Etudes Politiques, Rennes, France.
  • NIG Annual Work Conference, 9 November 2006, Free University Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Third Pan-European Conference on EU Politics, ECPR Standing Group on the European Union, 21 - 23 September 2006, Bilgi University, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • UACES 36th Annual Conference, 31 August - 2 September 2006, University of Limerick, Ireland.
  • ‘Methodology Matters’ Workshop at the Politicologenetmaal, 18 - 19 May 2006, The Hague, The Netherlands.
  • Meetings of the NIG/CONNEX European PhD Research Colloquium on ‘Democracy and the European Union’:
    18 – 20 October 2006, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands;
    31 May - 2 June 2006, University of Amsterdam and Free University Amsterdam, The Netherlands;
    30 November - 2 December 2005, University of Twente, The Netherlands;
    27 - 29 April 2005, University of Utrecht, Utrecht School of Governance, and University College Utrecht, The Netherlands.
  • NIG Annual Work Conference, 29 October 2004, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Teaching

  • Autumn 2012 - 2016
    Policy-Making in the European Union
    Undergraduate programmes in Politics and Public Administration, University of Limerick.
  • Autumn 2009 - 2016
    Institutions and Policies of the European Union
    MA in European Politics and Governance, University of Limerick.
  • Autumn 2009 - 2014, Spring 2015-2017
    International Cooperation and Conflict
    MA in International Studies, University of Limerick.
  • Spring 2011, 2013, 2015-2017
    Methods and Research in Political Science
    BA in Politics and International Relations, University of Limerick.
  • Autumn 2010 and 2011
    Research Methods
    (Coordinator, taught with several colleagues)
    MA programmes in Politics and Public Administration, University of Limerick.
  • Autumn 2008 - 2011
    Winter School on Social Science Research Methods: Quantitative Stream
    (with Brendan Halpin)
    PhD course, University of Limerick.
  • Spring 2009 and 2010
    Methods and Research in Political Science 2
    (with Andrew Shorten)
    BA in Politics and International Relations, University of Limerick.
  • Autumn 2008 and 2009
    Methods and Research in Political Science 1 (with Andrew Shorten)
    BA in Politics and International Relations, University of Limerick.
  • Autumn 2008
    Theories of European Integration
    MA in European Integration, University of Limerick.
  • Autumn 2008
    Research Methods
    (with Maura Adshead, Tom Lodge, Neil Robinson, Andrew Shorten, and Owen Worth)
    Postgraduate course, University of Limerick.
  • Autumn 2007
    Research Methods in Public Administration
    Master in Public Administration, Leiden University.
  • Autumn 2004 - 2007
    Institutions of the European Union
    (with Dimiter Toshkov and Bernard Steunenberg)
    Master in European Union Studies, Leiden University.
  • Autumn 2005 and 2006
    Introduction to the European Union: Politics and Policy
    Online-course, Master in Public Administration, Leiden University.
  • Spring 2005 and 2006
    Public Administration II: Theories of Decision-Making
    Tutorial, BA in Public Administration, Leiden University.

Education

  • February 2012
    Introduction to Bayesian Analysis using WinBUGS.
    The Cathie Marsh Centre for Census and Survey Research. University of Manchester, UK.
  • October 2008
    PhD, cum laude (highest distinction at Leiden University).
    Department of Public Administration, Leiden University, The Netherlands.
    Thesis: Decision-Making in the Council of the European Union: The Role of Committees.
    Supervisor: Prof. Bernard Steunenberg.
    Dissertation committee: Prof. Jan Beyers (second reader), Prof. Liesbet Hooghe, Prof. Madeleine O. Hosli, Prof. David Lowery, Prof. Gerald Schneider.
  • September 2006
    Summer School ‘Analytical Politics in Europe’, ECPR Standing Group on Analytical Politics and Public Choice.
    University of Zurich, Switzerland.
  • June 2006
    Empirical Implications of Theoretical Models (EITM) Summer Institute.
    Washington University, Saint Louis, USA.
  • July – August 2005
    Basic and advanced courses in game theory and maximum likelihood estimation, ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methodology.
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA.
  • July 2004
    Comparative Methodology: The Logic of Case Oriented Research, Oslo Summer School in Comparative Social Science Studies.
    University of Oslo, Norway.
  • Jan. 2004 – June 2005
    Netherlands Institute of Government training programme for PhD students.
  • Oct. 1997 – March 2003
    Master of Arts in Public Policy and Management, 'sehr gut' (highest possible grade).
    Department of Politics and Management, University of Konstanz, Germany.
    Thesis: Determinants of Government Size: The Capacity for Partisan Policy under Political Constraints.
    Supervisor: Prof. Volker Schneider.
    Second reader: Prof. Gerald Schneider.
  • Sept. 1998 – May 1999
    Erasmus exchange student at the University of Limerick, Ireland.

Previous employment

  • January 2008 - August 2008
    Postdoctoral research fellow.
    Department of Public Administration, Leiden University.
    Research project "The Engine of European Integration? An Empirical Analysis of the Agenda-Setting Power of the European Commission".
  • January 2004 – December 2007
    PhD research fellow Department of Public Administration, Leiden University.
    Research project “Decision-Making in the Council of the European Union: The Role of Committees” supervised by Prof. Bernard Steunenberg.
  • April 2003 – December 2003
    Research assistant Department of Politics and Management, University of Konstanz, Germany.
    Research project “Globalization, Europeanization, and Re-Dimensionalization of the State: The Privatization of Infrastructures” directed by Prof. Volker Schneider.
  • July 2002 – March 2003
    Student research assistant Department of Politics and Management, University of Konstanz, Germany.
    Research project “National Business Associations under Conditions of Europeanization and Globalization” directed by Prof. Volker Schneider.

Professional service and administrative tasks

  • Chair of Research Committee, Department of Politics and Public Administration, University of Limerick (since October 2015)
  • Chair of Teaching Committee, Department of Politics and Public Administration, University of Limerick (March 2011 - September 2015)
  • Course Director of the MA in European Politics and Governance, University of Limerick (since March 2011).
  • Associate Editor, Research & Politics, Sage (since September 2013).
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of European Public Policy (since October 2016) and the Journal of European Integration (since December 2016).
  • ECPR Official Representative, Department of Politics and Public Administration, University of Limerick (since September 2010)
  • Course Director of the MA in European Integration, University of Limerick (December 2008 - January 2011).
  • Referee for Acta Politica, American Journal of Political Science, American Political Science Review, Analyse und Kritik, British Journal of Political Science, Comparative European Politics, Comparative Political Studies, Contemporary European Studies, Europan Political Science Review, European Union Politics, Journal of European Integration, European Integration online Papers, Journal of Common Market Studies, Journal of European Public Policy, European Journal of Political Research, Party Politics, Perspectives: Review of International Affairs, Political Science Research and Methods, Politics and Governance, Political Studies, Politics, Public Administration, Publius: The Journal of Federalism, Regional and Federal Studies, Swiss Political Science Review, and West European Politics.
  • External reviewer for Economic and Social Research Council, Swiss National Science Foundation, and German Research Foundation.
  • Book proposal reviewer for Palgrave Macmillan, Routledge, and Oxford University Press.
  • Section chair 'EU Institutions: The New Balance' at the Pan-European Conference on EU Politics, ECPR Standing Group on the European Union, 5 - 7 June 2014, Leiden University, The Hague, The Netherlands.
  • Section chair 'Analytical Politics: Theory, Methods, and Applications' at the Fifth ECPR General Conference (with Andreas Duer and Bjorn Hoyland), 10 - 12 September 2009, University of Potsdam, Germany.
  • Panel organizer 'Legislative Politics in the European Union' at the MPSA Annual Conference (with Bjorn Hoyland), 12 - 15 April 2012, Chicago, USA.
  • Panel chair 'Biology and Political Science' at the Sixth ECPR General Conference (with Dimiter Toshkov), 25 - 27 August 2011, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland.
  • Panel chair 'Analysing Everyday Politics in the EU' at the NIG Annual Work Conference (with Andreas Warntjen), 20 - 21 November 2008, University of Twente, Enschede, Netherlands.

Skills

  • Programming: Stata, Python, R.
  • Formal modelling: Game theoretical modeling (basic), agent-based modeling with Netlogo (intermediate).
  • Languages: English (fluent), Dutch (good), German (native).