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United States
University of Florida
European Union, European Parliament, European political institutions, Legislatures, Italian Politics
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About Me

Amie Kreppel is a Jean Monnet Chair (ad personam) and the founding Director of the Jean Monnet Center of Excellence (JMCE) at the University of Florida (2007- present). She also served as the founding Director of the University of Florida’s Title VI funded Center for European Studies (CES) from 2003-2011. She is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science. Dr. Kreppel has written extensively on the political institutions of Europe in general and the European Union and Italy more specifically. Her publications include a book on the Development of the European Parliament and Supranational Party System, published by Cambridge University Press (2002) as well as articles in a wide variety of journals including Comparative Political Studies, the British Journal of Political Research, European Union Politics, the European Journal of Political Research, Political Research Quarterly, the Journal of European Public Policy and the Journal of Common Market Studies. Dr. Kreppel is a founding member of the transatlantic European Parliament Research Group (EPRG) and was a Public Policy Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington DC. In addition, she has served as international visiting faculty at the Université Louis Pasteur (ULP), Strasbourg, France, Institut für Höhere Studien (Institute for Advanced Studies) Vienna, Austria, and the l’Institut d’Etudes Européennes, Université Libre Bruxelles (ULB), Brussels Belgium and at the LUISS Guido Carli University in Rome. In spring 2011 she was a visiting Fernand Braudel Senior Fellow at the European University Institute (EUI) and in 2016 she is the Fulbright-Schuman Chair at the College of Europe, Bruges, Belgium. From April 2011- April 2013 she served as the President of the European Union Studies Association (EUSA). She is currently Co-Editor of the Italian Political Science Review, President of the Conference Group on Italian Politics and sits on the steering committee of the European Consortia for Political Research Standing Group on the European Union (ECPR-SGEU) and the Standing Group on Parliaments. She has received numerous grants to pursue research and program development related to Europe and the European Union including a MacArthur Fellowship, a grant from the Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation, two internal research grants from the University of Florida and Title VIa (UISFLP) and Title VI (NRC) grants from the United States Department of Education, as well as several grants from the European Union.

Recent Publications
  1. Hosli, Madeleine, Amie Kreppel, Běla Plechanovová and Amy Verdun, “Decision-making in the European Union before and after the Lisbon Treaty” Introduction in Hosli, Madeleine, Amie Kreppel, Bela Plechanova and Amy Verdun (Eds.) Decision making in the EU before and after the Lisbon Treaty, Routledge Press, 2015
  1. Kreppel, Amie “Legislatures” Chapter 22 in Oxford Handbook of Comparative Politics, Kaare Strom and Shane Martin Editors, Oxford University Press, 2014.
  1. Fusaro, Carlo and Amie Kreppel “Assessing the year that was: 2013 in Italian Politics” Introduction in Politics in Italy: 2013, Carlo Fusaro and Amie Kreppel (Editors), Berghann Press, 2014.
  1. Kreppel, Amie. “Legislative Implications of the Lisbon Treaty: The (Potential) Role of Ideology” West European Politics, Vol. 36, No.6, 2013
  1. Kreppel, Amie. “The normalization of the European Union” Journal of European Public Policy, Vol.19 No.5, pp. 635-645, 2012.
  1. Kreppel, Amie. “Looking ‘Up,’ ‘Down,’ and ‘Sideways’ – Understanding EU Institutions in Context” West European Politics, Vol 34, No. 1, 2011.
  1. Kreppel, Amie. “Executive-Legislative Relations and Legislative Agenda Setting in Italy: From Leggine to Decreti and Deleghe” Bulletin of Italian Politics, Vol.1, No. 2, 2009.
  1. Kreppel, Amie. “Le implicazioni politiche delle riforme istituzionali: le relazioni tra esecutivo e legislativo nell’Unione Europea (The political implications of institutional reform: executive-legislative relations in the European Union)” Rivista Italiana di Scienza Politica, Vol. 38, No. 3, 2009.
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