Finn Laursen 

ADDRESS

Current home address:

Reberbanen 1E, 2.t.v.

DK 8800 Viborg

Denmark

Tel. +45 48 42 87 39

Cell: +45 22 18 61 51

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PLACE OF BIRTH: Romlund, Viborg County, Denmark.

NATIONALITY: Danish

MARITAL STATUS: Divorced

CHILDREN: One son, Jannik, born in 1990, and one daughter, Itzel, born in 1993.

LANGUAGES: Danish, English, and French (plus reading knowledge of Norwegian, Swedish, German, Spanish and Italian).

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Spring Semester 2017, External Lecturer, Aarhus University, teaching “EU as a Global Actor.”

1 November 2016 - : Participant in research project on “Policing at Sea”

5 January 2015 - : Senior Editor, Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics, responsible for European Union Politics and Comparative Regional Integration.

5 March 2015 – 31 January 2017: Velux Visiting Professor, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark. Research on EU’s new trade policy. Co-guest editor of special issue of the Journal of European Integration.

July 2015: Visiting Professor, Renmin University, Beijing, China. Taught course on EU Treaty Reforms.

July 2014: Visiting Professor, Sichuan University, Chengdu China. Taught three courses on EU Treaty Reforms, EU as Global Actor, and Comparative Regional Integration.

1 March 2014 - : Honorary professor, University of Southern Denmark, Odense Denmark

1 July 2013 - : Adjunct professor of Political Science, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada

1 July 2006 – 30 June 2013: Canada Research Chair in European Union Studies, and Professor of Political Science, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Courses taught included “Politics of the EU”, “The EU as a Global Actor”, and “EU Treaty Reforms”.

2006-2012: Director of EU Centre of Excellence (EUCE). Organised annual conference and edited 11 books.

Since 2007 also holder of ad personam Jean Monnet Chair in EU Studies awarded by the European Union.

1999-2006: Professor of International Politics, University of Southern Denmark, Odense. Responsible for International Relations and European Union parts of Political Science programme. Courses taught included International Relations Theory, Political Economy of European Integration and Comparative Regional Integration.

June 2002 – June 2006 also Director of the Centre for European Studies (CFES) – Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence – at the University of Southern Denmark

November 2003 – June 2006 holder of Jean Monnet Chair (Political Economy of European Integration)

1995 - 1998: Professor and Head of the Thorkil Kristensen Institute for East-West Research, South Jutland University Centre, Esbjerg, Denmark.

1990 - 1995: Professor of International Politics, European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA), Maastricht, The Netherlands.

1988 - 1990: Associate Professor, European Institute of Public Administration, Maastricht

1985 - 1988: Lecturer in Sea Use Policy and International Relations, London School of Economics and Political Science. Taught International Politics and Foreign Policy Analysis in the International Relations Department, and Marine Policy in the Sea-Use Programme.

1984 - 1985: Research fellow, Marine Policy and Ocean Management Center, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA. Research on European Community and Scandinavian law of the sea policy.

1982 - 1985: Associate Professor, Department of Public Finance and Policy, Odense University, Denmark. Taught Methodology, Foreign Policy and European Integration.

1981 - 1982: Assistant Professor, Odense University.

Fall 1981: Visiting lecturer, Aarhus University, Denmark. Taught course on Ocean Politics.

1980 - 1981: John Parker Compton Visiting Fellow, Center of International Studies, Princeton University. Research on U.S. Ocean Policy.

1977 - 1980: Research fellow, European University Institute, Florence, Italy. Research on ocean politics and European integration.

1976 - 1977: Teaching assistant, University of Pennsylvania, USA. Taught American Foreign Relations and Analysis of International Politics.

Spring 1975: Assistant, Institut Européen des Hautes Internationales, Nice, France. Taught Comparative Federalism (in French).

Spring 1973: Visiting lecturer, Aarhus Business School. Taught Introduction to Politics, and French Politics.

EDUCATION:

1980 Ph.D. (political science), University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA. Dissertation on 'The Making of U.S. Ocean Policy, 1970-1978'. Degree awarded in May 1980.

1974 Cand. scient. pol., Aarhus University, Denmark. Thesis on 'Federalism and Political Science: A Discussion of some Selected Approaches' (in Danish). Degree awarded in June 1974.

1967 Diploma, Institut Européen des Hautes Internationales, Nice, France. Degree awarded in June 1967.

EXTERNAL TEACHING AND CONSULTANCY WORK

November 2014: Teaching at Instituto de Estudios de la Integración Europea, ITAM, Mexico City

Expert on Denmark for the Bertelsmann Stiftung’s Sustainable Governance Indicators (SGI) project since 2007.

Expert for the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Agency (EACEA), Lifelong Learning: Erasmus, Jean Monnet the last decade.

June 2011: Training courses on “European Union Institutions and Decision-Making” at the Training Centre of the Secretariat for European Affairs of the Government of the Republic of Macedonia, Skopje.

February 2010: Teaching at Instituto de Estudios de la Integración Europea, ITAM, Mexico City

Summer term 2004: Universidad de las Americas, Puebla, Mexico, Seminar on “European Integration”.

Winter term 2004: Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada, Course on “European Integration and Security”.

2000-2002: Teaching seminar on European integration and advising project and thesis students at Roskilde University, Roskilde, Denmark.

Academic year 1998-99: Foreign Professor at the University of Tsukuba, Japan, and Schuman Professor at Fudan University, Shanghai, China. Taught International Political Economy at Tsukuba and European Integration at Fudan.

Academic year 1996-97: Course on "Foreign Affairs Journalism" at the Danish School of Journalism (Århus).

Spring semesters 1996 and 1997: Teaching course on EU and Central and Eastern Europe at the Department of Political Science, Aarhus University.

1996-98: Guest Professor at Odense University. PhD Course on "Eastern Europe and the EU's Intergovernmental Conference 1996" in summer 1996 and occasional lectures. Course on “The Political Economy of the EU” in the autumn of 1997.

Summers 1987 - 95: Guest lecturer, Collège Universitaire d'Etudes Fédéralistes, Aosta, Italy. Course on 'Théories politiques de l'intégration internationale'.

Summers 1985 and 1986: Course director, College Universitaire d'Etudes Fédéralistes, Aosta, Italy.

Has also given guest lectures at a number of universities and academic institutions, including:

Copenhagen University, Copenhagen, Denmark

The University of Maastricht, the Netherlands

The Swedish Institute of International Affairs (Stockholm), Sweden

The Norwegian School of Management (Oslo), Norway

Academia Istropolitana (Bratislava), Slovakia

The Joint Vienna Institute (Vienna), Austria

Université Libre de Bruxelles (Brussels), Belgium

Institut Européen des Hautes Etudes Internationales (Nice), France

The Danish School of Public Administration (Copenhagen), Denmark

The European School of Journalism (Maastricht), The Netherlands

The Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, Shanghai, China

The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing, China

Renmin University (Beijing), China

The United Nations University, Tokyo, Japan

University of Melbourne, Australia

The Graduate Institute of European Studies, Tamkang University, Taiwan

McGill University, Montreal, Canada

York University, Toronto. Canada

Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) University, at Keio University, Tokyo, Japan

University of British Columbia, Vanvouver, BC, Canada

University of Miami, Florida, USA

Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain

University of Rome – Tor Vergata, Italy

Collège d’Études fédéraliste, Aosta, Italy

Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Santa Fe, Mexico City

Programa de Estudios Sobre la Unión Europea (PESUE), UNAM, Facultad de Estudios Superiores de Acatlán, Naucalpan de Juárez, Estado de Mexico, Mexico

ITAM, Mexico City

Instituto Matías Romero (Diplomatic Academy), Mexico City

 

ACADEMIC HONOURS AND APPOINTMENTS:

Biographical entries in Canadian Who’s Who, Who’s Who in America, and Who’s Who in the World.

September 2011: Honorary membership of the Danish Society for European Studies (ECSA-DK) for “his important and lasting contributions to Europe research in Denmark.”

Peer-reviewed articles for various journals, including Acta Politica, Asia Europe Journal, Comparative European Politics, Cooperation and Conflict, Current Politics and Economics of Asia, EurAmerica, European Journal of Political Research, European Political Science, European Union Politics, Global Change, Peace & Security, International Organization, Journal of Common Market Studies, Journal of Contemporary European Research, Journal of European Integration, Journal of European Public Policy, Journal of International Relations and Development, Journal of Local Government, Legislative Studies, Politica, Publius: The Journal of Federalism, Review of European and Russian Affairs, Review of International Studies, Scandinavian Political Science Review and Statsvetenskaplig Tidskrift.

Reviewed book proposals for various publishers, including Ashgate, Palgrave Macmillan, Routledge and the University of Toronto Press.

Assessed research proposals for the European Science Foundation, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada as well as the Dutch and Norwegian Research Councils.

Member of the International Honorary Advisory Board of the Institute for Democracy and Development, South East European University, Tetovo, Macedonia, since June 2011.

Member of the Conseil Scientifique of the journal L’Europe en formation.

Member of the International Board of the journal LAP: Latin American Policy.

September 2002 – December 2004: President of the Danish Society for European Studies (Danish ECSA).

2001-2003: research grant from the Danish Social Science Research Council for project on the Treaty of Nice

Member of the Danish Committee for the College of Europe, Bruges, 2001-2006.

Member of the PhD study board, University of Southern Denmark 1999-2002.

1999-2000: Research grant from the Danish Social Science Research Foundation for project on the Amsterdam Treaty.

1996-98: Research grant from the Danish Social Science Research Foundation for Project on "Integration and Regime Formation in Europe after 1989" (1.5 million DKK).

Visiting Foreign Research Fellow of the Special Research Project on the New International System at the University of Tsukuba, Japan, 1 October - 31 December 1995.

Head of Unit I (EC Institutions and Political Integration), 1993-95, European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA), Maastricht.

Head of External Relations Unit, EIPA, 1989-92

In charge of Sea Use Programme at the London School of Economics, 1986-87.

Member of the Council of the Federal Trust for Education and Research, London, l985-88.

Research grant from the Commission of the European Communities, 1983-1984, for research on the marine policies of the EEC.

Research grants from the Danish Social Science Research Council, on various occasions 1977-85, for research on different aspects of U.S., EC, and Scandinavian marine policies.

John Parker Compton Fellowship in World Order Studies, Princeton University, 1980-1981.

Researcher, European University Institute, Florence, 1977-1980.

Penfield Scholarship in Diplomacy, International Affairs, and Belles Lettres, University of Pennsylvania, 1977.

Fulbright Grant ('American Studies Award'), 1975-1976.

Member of the Comité directeur of the Centre International de Formation Européenne (CIFE), Nice/Paris, since 1973, now Conseil federal. Currently also a member of the Commission exécutive du CIFE.

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS 

Books and Monographs


 

The Making of U.S. Ocean Policy 1970-78, Ph.D. dissertation, University of Pennsylvania, 1980 (Ann Arbor and London: University Microfilms International, Order No. 8018568), xii + 514 pp.

 

(With Jesper Grolin), Ret eller magt på havet (Copenhagen: FN forbundet, 1982), 112pp.

 

Superpower at Sea: U.S. Ocean Policy (New York: Praeger, 1983), 210 pp.

 

L'Europe bleue: La politique communautaire des ressources marines (Amsterdam: Institute for Global Policy Studies, 1987), 158 pp.

 

Danmark og havretten (Copenhagen: Dansk Udenrigspolitisk Institut, 1988), 79 pp.

 

Small Powers at Sea: Scandinavia and the New International Marine Order (Dordrecht: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 1993), 318 pp.

 

(With Nikolaj Petersen), Amsterdam-traktaten: Baggrund, Kommentarer og Perspektiver. Copenhagen: Den Danske Europabevægelse, 1998.

Guide til Nice-traktaten: Baggrund, Kommentarer og Perspektiver. Copenhagen: Den Danske Europabevægelse, 2001.

The Future of European Integration. Tamkang Chair Lecture Series 140. Tamsui, Taipei: Tamkang University Press, 2003.


Historical Dictionary of the European Union. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2016,

 

Edited Books


 

Toward a New International Marine Order (The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, 1982), 198pp.

 

EFTA and the EC: Implications of 1992 (Maastricht: European Institute of Public Administration, 1990), 259 pp.

 

Europe 1992: World Partner? The Internal Market and the World Political Economy (Maastricht: European Institute of Public Administration, 1991), 251 pp.

 

(Co-edited with Sophie Vanhoonacker), The Intergovernmental Conference on Political Union (Maastricht: European Institute of Public Administration, and Dordrecht: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 1992), 505 pp.

 

(Co-edited with Sophie Vanhoonacker), Ratification of the Maastricht Treaty: Issues, Debates and Future Implications (Maastricht: EIPA; Dordrecht: Nijhoff, 1994), 543 pp.

 

The Political Economy of European Integration (The Hague: Kluwer Law International; Maastricht: EIPA, 1995).

 

(Co-edited, with Spyros Pappas), The Changing Role of Parliaments in the European Union. Maastricht: EIPA, 1995).

 

(Co-edited, with Søren Riishøj), The EU and Central Europe: Status and Prospects (Esbjerg: South Jutland University Press, 1996).

 

The Amsterdam Treaty: National Preference Formation, Interstate Bargaining and Outcome (Odense: Odense University Press, 2002).


 Comparative Regional Integration: Theoretical Perspectives (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2003).

The Treaty of Nice: Actor Preferences, Bargaining and Institutional Choice (Leiden: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers/Academic Publishers Brill, 2006).

The Rise and Fall of the Constitutional Treaty (Leiden: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers/Academic Publishers Brill, 2008)

The EU in the Global Political Economy (Brussels: PIE Peter Lang, 2009)

The EU as a Foreign and Security Policy Actor (Dordrecht: Republic of Letters Publishing, 2009)

Comparative Regional Integration: Europe and Beyond (Farnham: Ashgate, 2010)

The EU and Federalism: Polities and Policies Compared (Farnham: Ashgate, 2011)

The Making of the EU’s Lisbon Treaty: the Role of the Member States (Brussels: PIE Peter Lang, 2012)

The Lisbon Treaty: Institutional Choices and Implementation (Farnham: Ashgate, 2012)

The EU and the Political Economy of Transatlantic Relations (Brussels: P.I.E. Peter Lang, 2012)

The EU, Security and Transatlantic Relations (Brussels: P.I.E. Peter Lang, 2012)

Designing the European Union: From Paris to Lisbon (Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012)

The EU and the Eurozone Crisis: Policy Challenges and Strategic Choices (Farnham: Ashgate, 2013)

EU Enlargement: Current Challenges and Strategic Choices (Brussels: P.I.E. Peter Lang, 2013)

Journal Articles


 

"Etudes fédéralistes aux Etats-Unis," L'Europe en formation No. 190-92 (Jan.-mars 1976), pp. 181-199.

 

"Marxisme et fédéralisme," Les Cahiers du fédéralisme (Paris et Nice: Presses d'Europe) No. 4 (Sept. 1978), pp. 57-69.

 

"Sikkerhedens primat: USA og den nye havret," Internasjonal Politikk (Oslo) No. 1 (Jan./mars 1981), pp. 25-40.

 

"Security versus Access to Resources: Explaining a Decade of U.S. Ocean Policy," World Politics 34 (Jan. 1982), pp. 197-229.

 

"Nogle modeller til forklaring af amerikansk udenrigspolitik: En oversigt," Politica 15:2 (1983), pp. 169-186. 

 

"USA og det pentagonale system," Politica 16:1 (1984), pp. 33-44.

 

"EF og den nye havret," Økonomi og Politik 58:1 (1984), pp. 55-65.

 

"EF og havmiljøet," Internasjonal Politikk No. 3 (1987), pp. 31-45.

 

"Security Aspects of Danish and Norwegian Law of the Sea Policies," Ocean Development and International Law Vol. 18, No. 2 (1987), pp. 75-109.

 

"Denmark and the Exclusive Economic Zone: Past and Future Considerations," Nordic Journal of International Law Vol. 51, Fasc. 1 (1987), pp. 69-106.

   

"The Community's Policy Towards EFTA: Regime Formation in the European Economic Space (EES)," Journal of Common Market Studies Vol. 28, No. 4 (June 1990), pp. 303-325.

 

"The EC in the World Context: Civilian Power or Superpower?" Futures 23: 7 (September 1991), pp. 747-759.

 

"Comparative Regional Economic Integration: The European and Other Processes," International Review of Administrative Sciences 57 (December 1991), pp. 515-526.

 

"EFTA Countries as Actors in European Integration: The Emergence of the European Economic Area (EEA)," International Review of Administrative Sciences 57 (December 1991), 543-555.

 

"The EC and its European Neighbours: Special Partnerships or Widened Membership?" International Journal (Toronto) Vol. 47: No. 1 (Winter 1991-92), pp. 29-63.

"The Maastricht Treaty: Implications for the Nordic Countries," Cooperation and Conflict, Vol 28, No. 2 (1993), pp. 115-141.

 

"EF som international aktør," Politica Vol. 25, No 3 (1993), pp. 288-302.

  

"Europa-Kommissionen: legitimitet og effektivitet," Økonomi og Politik, Vol. 68, No. 1, 1995, pp 15-22.

 

"Towards an Eastern Enlargement of the European Union," Journal of International Political Economy (Tsukuba, Japan) Vol. 1, No. 2 (March 1997), pp. 61-82.

 

"Civil Society and European Integration," Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science No 565 (September 1999), pp. 66-78.

”La Convention sur l’avenir de l’Europe: Vers un traité constitutionnel?” L’Europe en formation, No. 1 (Année 2002), pp. 29-40.

“The Convention’s Draft Constitutional Treaty: Towards a more federal EU?” L’Europe en formation No. 2 (2003), pp. 59-76.

”Enter the Member states: an Analysis and Evaluation of the Intergovernmental Conference 2003-2004,“ L’Europe en formation, No. 4 (2004), pp. 31-52.

 “The Role of National Parliamentary Committees in European Scrutiny: Reflections Based on the Danish Case,” The Journal of Legislative Studies, Vol. 11, No. 3/4 (Autumn/Winter 2005), pp. 412-427.

“The EU’s Treaty of Lisbon: What’s in it for Kosovo?” The Western Balkans Policy Review, Vol. 1, Issue 1 (Summer/Winter 2010), pp. 11-27.

“The Lisbon Treaty: A First Assessment,” L’Europe en formation, Vol. 52, No. 362 (Winter 2011), pp. 45-70.

“The European Integration at the Crossroads,” Revista Ekonomiaz, Número 82, 1er cuatrimestre 2013, pp. 36-61.

“Comparative Regional Integration – Different institutions, ambitions and achievements,” Wirtschaftspolitische Blätter, 62. Jahrgang, no. 2 (2015), pp. 209-225.

Book chapters

 

"Danmark og EFs fiskeripolitik," Dansk Udenrigspolitisk Årbog 1983 (Copenhagen: Dansk Udenrigspolitisk Institut, 1984), pp. 94-116.

"Swedish Views on the Future of Europe," in Walter Lipgens (ed.), Documents on the History of European Integration. Volume I: Continental Plans for European Union 1939-1945 (Berlin and New York: Walter de Gruyter, 1985), pp. 701-42.

"The Discussion on European Union in Denmark," in Walter Lipgens and Wilfried Loth (eds.), Documents on the History of European Integration. Vol. III: The Struggle forEuropean Union by Political Parties and Pressure Groups in Western European Countries, 1945-1950 (Berlin and New York: Walter de Gruyter, 1988), pp. 566-627.

 

"Marine Policies of the European Community," in Michael A. Morris (ed.), North-South Perspectives on Marine Policy (Boulder and London: Westview Press, 1988), pp. 45-65.

 

"Environment," in Helen Wallace (ed.), The Wider Western Europe (London: Pinter Publishers, 1990), pp.95-106. 

 

"Die Europa-Diskussion in Dänemark," in Wilfried Loth (Hrsg.), Die Anfänge der europäischen Integration 1945-1950 (Bonn: Europa Union Verlag, 1990), pp. 157-164.

 

"The EC, GATT, and the Uruguay Round," in Leon Hurwitz and Christian Lequesne (eds.), The State of the European Community: Policies, Institutions and Debates in the Transition Years (Boulder: Lynne Riener Publishers, Inc., 1991), pp. 373-385.

"The EC, the United States and the Uruguay Round," in Alan W. Cafruny and Glenda G. Rosenthal (eds.), The State of the European Community: The Maastricht Debates and Beyond (Boulder: Lynne Rienner, 1993), pp. 245-263.

 

"The EC in Europe's Future Economic and Political Architecture," in Svein S. Andersen and Kjell A. Eliassen (eds.), Making Policy in Europe: The Europeification of National Policy-making (London: SAGE, 1993), pp. 215-236.

 

"EC Trade Policy, GATT and the ROC," in Cen-Chu Shen and Yann-huei Song (eds.) EC Integration and EC-ROC Relations (Taipei: Institute of European and American Studies, Academia Sinica, 1995), pp. 177-232.

 

"Den central- og østeuropæiske dimension," in Peter Nedergaard et al., Strategisk oplæg om fremtidens Europa. Præsenteret på konferencen "Europa 2010" 7. juni 1995 i Industriens Hus København: Dansk Industri og CO Industri, 1995, pp. 53-86.

 

"FN - mod en verdensmyndighed?" in Thorkil Møller and Henning Nielsen (eds.), FN, Europa og Rusland: Et festskrift i anledning af Hermod Lannungs 100 års dag (Odense: Odense Universitetsforlag, 1995), pp. 22-48.

"The Role of the Commission," in Svein S. Andersen and Kjell A. Eliassen (eds.), European Union - How Democratic is it?(London: SAGE Publications, 1996) pp. 119-141.

 

"The Common Foreign and Security Policy" of The European Union: Words or Deeds?" in Ingo Peters (ed.), New Security Challenges: The Adaptation of International Institutions: Reforming the UN, NATO, EU and CSCE since 1989. Forschungssberichte Internationale Politik 21, Arbeitsstelle Transatlantische Aussen- und Sicherheitspolitik, Fachbereich Politische Wissenschaft, Freie Universität Berlin. Münster: Lit-Verlag, and New York: St. Martin's Press, 1996, pp. 153-177.

 

"The European Union (EU) and Japan: The Drama of the Persistent Trade Imbalance," in Report of Special Research Project on the New International System IV, University of Tsukuba, Japan (1996), pp. 433-491.

 

"Europeisk utenriks-, sikkerhets- og forsvarspolitikk i 1990-årene," in Kjell A. Eliassen (ed.), Norsk forsvarsindustri: Utfordringer og fremtidig veivalg. Bergen-Sandviken: Fagbokforlaget, 1996, pp. 17-38.

"The New International System: The Case of Europe," Proceedings of the Fourth Workshop of the Special Research Project on the New International System, University of Tsukuba, 20-21 November 1995. Tsukuba, 1996, pp. 5-34.

 

"The Lessons of Maastricht," in Geoffrey Edwards and Alfred Pijpers (eds.), The Politics of European Treaty Reform: The1996 Intergovernmental Conference and Beyond (London: Pinter), pp. 59-73.

"Baltic States" and "Japan" - entries in Desmond Dinan (ed.), Encyclopedia of the European Union. Boulder and London: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1998, pp. 21-23 and pp. 305-309.

 

"Europa-Ideen i Danmark 1945-50" in Henrik Døcker and Preben Hasselbach (eds.), Europa: Idé - Bevægelse - Fællesskab. Europabevægelsen og det europæiske samarbejde i 50 år. Copenhagen: Europabevægelsen, 1998, pp. 16-25.

 

"Trade and Aid: The European Union in the Global System," in Laura Cram, Desmond Dinan and Neill Nugent (eds.), Developments in the European Union. Houndsmills: Macmillan Press, 1999, pp. 211-229.

“EU Enlargement: Interests, Issues and the Need for Institutional Reform,” in Svein S. Andersen and Kjell A. Eliassen (eds.), Making Policy in Europe 2nd edition. London: SAGE, 2001, pp. 206-228.

“The Danish Folketing and its European Affairs Committee: Strong Players in the National Policy Cycle,” in Andreas Maurer and Wolfgang Wessels (eds.), National Parliaments on their Ways to Europe: Losers or Latecomers? Baden-Baden: Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft, 2001, pp. 99-115.

“Mod en demokratiseret fællesskabsmetode,” in Peter Nedergaard, Erik Boel and Lars Barfod (eds.), Den europæiske nødvendighed: 37 vinduer mod fremtidens EU. Copenhagen: Jurist- og Økonomforbundets Forlag, 2002, pp. 23-29.

“Dänemark,” in Werner Weidenfeld and Wolfgang Wessels (eds.), Jahrbuch der Europäischen Integration 2001/2002. Bonn: Europa Union Verlag GmbH, 2002, pp. 313-318.

“Denmark: In Pursuit of Influence and Legitimacy,” in Wolfgang Wessels, Andreas Maurer and Jürgen Mittag (eds.), Fifteen into One? The European Union and Member States. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2003, pp.92-114.

“Dänemark” in Werner Weidenfeld and Wolfgang Wessels (eds.), Jahrbuch der Europäischen Integration 2002/2003. Bonn: Europa Union Verlag GmbH, 2003, pp. 335-340.

 

“Denmark and the Intergovernmental Conference: a Two-Level Game,” in Per Carlsen and Hans Mouritzen (eds.), Danish Foreign Policy Yearbook 2004 (Copenhagen: Danish Institute for International Studies, 2004), pp. 91-119.

”Comparado los esquema de integración regional: ¿Regimenes internacionales o aspirantes a estados?” in Joaquín Roy, Alejandro Chanona and Roberto Domínguez (eds.), La Unión Europea y el TLCAN: Integración Regional Comparada y Relaciones Mutuas (Mexico: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 2004), pp. 65-91.

“Dänemark,” Jahrbuch der Europäische Integration 2003/04 (Baden-Baden: Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft, 2004), pp. 319-324.

“The Amsterdam and Nice IGCs: from output failure to institutional choice, “  in Amy Verdun and Osvaldo Croci (eds.), The European Union in the Wake of Eastern Enlargement: Institutional and policy-making challenges. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2005, pp. 153-173.

(with Hans Mouritzen and Anders Wivel), “The institutional dynamics of Euro-Atlantic integration,” in Hans Mouritzen and Anders Wivel (eds.), The Geopolitics of Euro-Atlantic Integration. London: Routledge, 2005, pp. 43-67.

“The Eastern Enlargement of the EU: Why, How and Implications” in Zainal Mantaha and Toshiro Tanaka (eds.), Enlarging European Union and Asia. 10th ASEF University, Keio University, Tokyo (Singapore: Asia-Europe Foundation, 2005), pp. 19-56.

“The Role of National Parliamentary Committees in European Scrutiny: Reflections Based on the Danish Case,” in Katrin Auel and Arthur Benz (eds.), The Europeanization of Parliamentary Democracy. Abingdon: Routledge, 2006, pp. 110-125.

“The EU from Amsterdam via Nice to the Constitutional Treaty: Exploring and Explaining recent Treaty Reforms,” in Douglas Webber and Bertrand Fort (eds.), Regional Integration in Europe and East Asia: Convergence or Divergence? London: Routledge, 2006, pp. 131-149.

“Dänemark,” in Werner Weidenfeld/Wolfgang Wessels (eds.), Jahrbuch der Europäischen Integration 2005. Baden-Baden: Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft, 2006, pp. 317-320.

“The Politics of the Constitutional Treaty: Elements of Four Analyses,” in Johan From and Nick Sitter (eds.), Europe’s Nascent State? Public Policy in the European Union. Essays in Honour of Kjell A. Eliassen. Oslo: Gyldendal, 2006, pp. 37-59.

“The EU Enlargement Policy: Can Widening and Deepening Be Combined?” in Joaquín Roy and Roberto Domínguez (eds.), Towards the Completion of Europe: Analysis and Perspectives of the New European Union Enlargement. Miami, FL: Miami-Florida European Union Centre of Excellence, 2006, pp. 125-135.

 “The EU’s Treaty of Lisbon: Origin, Institutional Choice and Significance,” in Joaquín Roy and Roberto Domínguez (eds.), Lisbon Fado: The European Union under Reform. Miami, FL: Miami-Florida European Union Center, 2009, pp. 49-66. 

 “The Nordic countries: between scepticism and adaptation,’ in Maurizio Carbone (ed.), National Politics and European Integration: From the Constitution to the Lisbon Treaty. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2010, pp. 182-196.

“EU-Canada Relations: A Case of Mutual Neglect?” in Federiga Bindi (ed.), The Foreign Policy of the European Union: Assessing Europe’s Role in the World. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press, 2010, pp. 230-238.

 “The European Union as an International Political and Security Actor after the Treaty of Lisbon: An Academic Perspective,” in European Commission, Directorate-General for Education and Culture, The European Union after the Treaty of Lisbon: Visions of leading policy-makers, academics and journalists. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union, 2011, pp.209-236.

 “Comparative Regional Integration and the EU Model: How to Achieve Credible Commitments (NAFTA and MERCOSUR),” in Joaquín Roy, ed., The State of the Union(s): Comparative Regional Integration and the EU Model. Miami, FL: Miami-Florida European Union Centre of Excellence, 2012, pp. 161-175.

 “The Treaty of Maastricht,” in Erik Jones, Anand Menon and Stephen Weatherill, eds., Oxford Handbook of the European Union. OXFORD. Oxford University Press¸ 2012, pp. 121-134.

“National and Regional Effects of the New Global Order,” in Kjell A. Eliassen (ed.), A Changing Global Business Environment: 10 Years at Fornebu – and Beyond. Oslo: Gyldendal Akademisk, 2012, pp. 243-271. Also in Kjell A. Eliassen, ed., Business and Politics in a New Global Order. Oslo: Gyldendal Akademisk, 2013, pp. 164-186.

 (With Sarah Dunphy), “The Development of European Integration Studies in Political Science in Canada,” in Federiga Bindi and Kjell A Eliassen, eds., Analyzing European Union Politics. Bologna: Il Mulino, 2012, pp. 545-574.

“EU-Canada Relations: Towards a Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement,” in Federiga Bindi and Irina Angelescu, eds., The Foreign Policy of the European Union: Assessing Europe’s Role in the World. Second edition. Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press, 2012, pp. 247-255.

 “The EU’s ‘external action’ according to the Lisbon Treaty: institutional choices and their explanation,” in Maciej Wilga and Ireneusz Pawel Karolewski (eds.), New Approaches to EU Foreign Policy. London and New York: Routledge, 2014, pp. 17-37.

 “The EU’s Transatlantic Trade Policy: Why the move towards FTAs The Track Record So Far,” in Joaquin Roy and Roberto Dominguez (eds.), The TTIP: The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership between the European Union and the United States. Miami, FL: Miami-Florida European Union Center/Jean Monnet Chair, 2014, pp. 135-149.

“China’s ‘the Belt and Road’ Initiative and EU-China Relations,” in Dai Changzheng and Wang Hongyu (eds.), “The Belt and Road” Initiative and International Society. Beijing: UIBE, 2016, pp. 62-69.

Chapters in own edited books

"The Law of the Sea and International Security: Aspects of Superpower Policy," in Finn Laursen (ed.), Toward a New International Marine Order (The Hague: Nijhoff, 1982), pp. 71-88.

"Explaining the EC's New Momentum," in Finn Laursen (ed.), EFTA and the EC: Implications of 1992 (Maastricht: European Institute of Public Administration, 1990), pp. 33-52.

"Denmark and European Political Union," in Finn Laursen and Sophie Vanhoonacker (eds.), The Intergovernmental Conference on Political Union: Institutional Reforms, New Policies and International Identity of the European Community (Dordrecht: Martinus Nijhoff; Maastricht: European Institute of Public Administration, 1992), pp. 63-78.

 

"Explaining the Intergovernmental Conference on Political Union," in Laursen and Vanhoonacker (eds.), The Intergovernmental Conference on Political Union, pp. 229-248.

 

"The Maastricht Treaty: A Critical Evaluation," in Laursen and Vanhoonacker (eds.), The Intergovernmental Conference on Political Union, pp. 249-265.

"Denmark and the Ratification of the Maastricht Treaty," in Laursen and Vanhoonacker (eds.), The Ratification of the Maastricht Treaty (Dordrecht: Nijhoff; Maastricht: EIPA, 1994), pp. 61-86.

 

"The Not-So-Permissive Consensus: Thoughts on the Maastricht Treaty and the Future of European Integration," in Laursen and Vanhoonacker (eds.), The Ratification of the Maastricht Treaty, pp. 295-317.

 

"On Studying European Integration: Integration Theory and Political Economy," in Laursen (ed.), The Political Economy of European Integration (The Hague: Kluwer; Maastricht: EIPA, 1995), pp. 3-29.

 

"EC-EFTA Relations: A Game-Theory Perspective," in Laursen (ed.), The Political Economy of European Integration, pp. 179-209.

"Parliamentary Bodies Specializing in European Union Affairs: Denmark and the Europe Committee of the Folketing," in Finn Laursen and Spyros Pappas (eds.), The Changing Role of Parliaments in the European Union (Maastricht: European Institute of Public Administration, 1995), pp. 43-54.

"Relations between the EU and the Central and Eastern European Countries since 1989: Overview and Interpretation," in Finn Laursen and Søren Riishøj (eds.), The EU and Central Europe: Status and Prospects (Esbjerg: South Jutland University Press, 1996), pp. 3-28.

“Introduction: Overview of the 1996-97 Intergovernmental Conference (IGC) and the Treaty of Amsterdam,” in Finn Laursen (ed.), The Amsterdam Treaty: National Preference Formation, Interstate Bargaining and Outcome (Odense: Odense University Press, 2002), pp. 1-19.

“Denmark: The Battle for a Better Treaty,” in Finn Laursen (ed.), The Amsterdam Treaty, pp. 71-91.

“Institutions and Procedures: The Limited Reforms,” in Finn Laursen (ed.), The Amsterdam Treaty, pp. 565-590.

“Explaining and Evaluating the Amsterdam Treaty: Some Concluding Remarks,” in Finn Laursen (ed.), The Amsterdam Treaty, pp. 639-655.

“Introduction: Theoretical Perspectives on Comparative Regional Integration,” in Finn Laursen (ed.), Comparative Regional Integration: Theoretical Perspectives (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2003), pp. 2-28.

“International Regimes or Would-be Polities? Some Concluding Questions and Remarks,” in Laursen (ed.), Comparative Regional Integration., pp. 283-293.

“Introduction: Overview of the Intergovernmental Conference 2000 and the Treaty of Nice,” in Finn Laursen (ed.), The Treaty of Nice: Actor Preferences, Bargaining and Institutional Choice. Leiden: Academic Publishers Brill, 2006, pp. 1-17.

“Denmark: The Battle to Avoid a Referendum,” in ibid., pp. 57-81.

“Re-weighting of Votes and Composition of Commission: When Size Matters,” in ibid., pp. 409-431.

“Explaining the Treaty of Nice: Beyond Liberal Intergovernmentalism?, in ibid., pp. 529-541.

“The Post-Nice Agenda: Towards a New ‘Constitutional’ Treaty?, in ibid., 543-560.

“Introduction: Overview of the Constitutional Treaty Process and Main Elements of the Treaty,” in Finn Laursen, ed., The Rise and Fall of the EU’s Constitutional Treaty. Leiden: Nijhoff/Brill, 2008, pp. 1-22.

“Denmark and the Constitutional Treaty: A Difficult Two-Level Game,” in ibid., pp. 249-278.

“The IGC 2003-4: How Constrained by Rhetorical Action? How Intergovernmental?, in ibid., pp. 287-408.

“Concluding Remarks: The Constitutional Treaty is Dead, Long live European Constitutionalism,” in ibid., pp. 539-560.

“The EU in the Global Political Economy: Overview of Institutions, Instruments and Relations,” in Finn Laursen (ed.), The EU in the Global Political Economy. Brussels: PIE Peter Lang, 2009, pp. 21-48.

“The EU and Japan: What Happened to the Persistent Trade Deficit?” in ibid., pp. 227-239.

“Introduction: The EU as a Foreign Policy Actor,” in Finn Laursen (ed.), The EU as a Foreign and Security Policy Actor. Dordrecht: Republic of Letters Publishing, 2009, pp. 1-20.

“The Danish Defence Opt-Out: Who Cares?” in ibid., pp. 319-342.

“Concluding Thoughts: CFSP Explanations and Future Requirements,” in ibid., pp. 343-357.

“Regional Integration: Some Introductory Reflections,” in Finn Laursen (ed.), Comparative Regional Integration: Europe and Beyond. Farnham: Ashgate, 2010, pp. 3-20.

“Requirements for Regional Integration: A Comparative Perspective on the EU, the Americas and East Asia,” in ibid., pp. 239-269.

“ Federalism: From Classical Theory to Modern Day Practice in the EU and other Polities,” in Finn Laursen (ed.), The EU and Federalism: Polities and Policies Compared. Farnham: Ashgate, 2011, pp. 3-24.

“The EU and Federalism: Constitutional Equilibrium or Continued Federalisation?” in ibid. pp. 265-271.

 

“The Lisbon Treaty: The Treaty Making Process,” in Finn Laursen (ed.), The Making of the EU’s Lisbon Treaty: the Role of the Member States (Brussels: PIE Peter Lang, 2012), pp. 17- 35.

“Denmark and Lisbon: How a referendum was avoided,” in ibid., pp. 237-258.

“The Making of the Lisbon Treaty: National Preferences, Intertstate Bargaining and Theoretical Debates,” in ibid, pp. 299-310.

“The Lisbon Treaty: Overview of Institutional Choices and Beginning Implementation,” in Finn Laursen (ed.), The Lisbon Treaty: Institutional Choices and Implementation (Farnham: Ashgate, 2012), pp. 3-17.

“The European External Action Service (EEAS): The Idea and its Implementation,” in ibid., pp. 171-202.

“The Lisbon Treaty: How Significant?” in ibid., pp. 285-293.

“Introduction: On the Study of EU Treaties and Treaty Reforms” in Finn Laursen, ed., Designing the European Union: From Paris to Lisbon. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012, pp. 1-15.

“The 1965 Merger Treaty: The First Reform of the Founding European Community Treaties” in ibid.,  pp. 77-97.

“The Treaty of Nice: The Inadequate Preparation of Enlargement,” in ibid., pp. 196-216.

“Conclusions: So What do we Know about EU treaties and their Reforms? And where May we be Going?” in ibid., pp. 269-282.

“The EU, North America and Shifts in Transatlantic Security Relations,” in Finn Laursen, ed., The EU, Security and Transatlantic Relations. Brussels: P.I.E. Peter Lang, 2012, pp. 19-34.

“The EU and Transatlantic Economic Relations: Interdependence and Shifting Regime Constellations” in Finn Laursen, ed., The EU and the Political Economy of Transatlantic Relations. Brussels: P.I.E. Peter Lang, 2012, pp. 19-46.

 

“By way of Conclusions: Explaining Transatlantic Economic Relations and looking towards the future,” in ibid., pp. 289-300.

“The Eurozone Crisis and other Policy Challenges in the EU,” in Finn Laursen, ed., The EU and the Eurozone Crisis: Policy Challenges and Strategic Choices. Ashgate, 2013, pp. 3-22.

“Equilibrium, Further Deepening or more ‘Variable Geometry’: Reflections on the Future of European Integration,” in ibid., pp.199-207.

“EU Enlargement: Issues and Policies,” in Finn Laursen, ed. EU Enlargement: Current Challenges and Strategic Choices. Brussels: P.I.E. Peter Lang, pp.19-36.

Dr. Finn Laursen