Amie Kreppel, Ph.D.

kreppel@ufl.edu

University of Florida

Country: United States (Florida)

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 and again from 2017 to the present. 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(2002), and two edited volumes on decision making in the EU (2015) and politics in Italy (2014), 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 was the Fulbright-Schuman Chair at the College of Europe, Bruges, Belgium. She is Co-Editor of the Italian Political Science Review, a past President of the Conference Group on Italian Politics. and currently sits on the steering committee of the European Consortia for Political Research Standing Group on the European Union (ECPR-SGEU) and the ECPR Standing Group on Parliaments. From 2011- 2013 she served as the President of the European Union Studies Association (EUSA). 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.

Research Interests

Comparative Political Institutions

Legislative Politics

European Politics

Specific Areas of Interest

European Union

EU Institutions

European Parliament

EU Commission

Countries of Interest

Italy