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Amy Verdun

Guest professor

Prof.dr. A.C. Verdun
+31 71 527 2727

Dr Amy Verdun is visiting Professor in European Politics and Political Economy.

More information about Amy Verdun

Dr Amy Verdun is currently visiting Professor in European Politics and Political Economy at the Institute Political Science, Leiden University. She was full time employed at the Institute from 2018-2020. She is currently full professor at the Department of Political Science of the University of Victoria (UVic), BC Canada. At the Institute of Political Science at Leiden University she currently supervises PhD students. From 2019 to 2022 she was the chairperson of the Dutch Political Science Association (Nederlandse Kring voor de Wetenschap der Politiek). She has been elected to serve on the European Consortium of Political Research (ECPR) Executive Committee from 1 May 2021 to 30 April 2027.

At UVic she served as Founder and Director of the European Studies Program (1997-2005); Graduate Advisor (2007-2009); and as Chair (Head) of the Department (2010-2013). Her research deals with European integration, governance and policy-making, political economy, as well as comparisons between the EU and Canada. She was the recipient of the 2009 Craigdarroch Silver Medal for Excellence in Research of the University of Victoria and in 2017 the prestigious Lansdowne Distinguished Fellow award and the European Community Studies-Association Canada teaching award, 2018. In April 2023 she was the winner of the University of Victoria Faculty of Social Sciences Research Excellence Award.

From 2010-2017 she was co-editor (with Michelle Cini) of the JCMS: Journal of Common Market Studies. To date has published 20 books, more than 120 peer-reviewed articles and chapters. Her most recent book is a co-edited student textbook (with Achim Hurrelmann and Emmanuel Brunet-Jailly): European Union Governance and Policy Making: A Canadian Perspective (University of Toronto Press, March 2018).

Curriculum vitae Amy Verdun

PhD supervision

Dr Amy Verdun is available to supervise PhD students and invites PhD research proposals in the areas of:

  • European Politics and Governance
  • Comparative, European and International Political Economy
  • European Integration and European institutions

See for more information on PhD positions:

Institute of Political Science: PhD

Guest professor

  • Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen
  • Instituut Politieke Wetenschap

Work address

Pieter de la Court
Wassenaarseweg 52
2333 AK Leiden




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