Jean Monnet Chair of European Integration and Professor of International Relations, Boston University

Vivien A. Schmidt is Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration in the Pardee School at Boston University and Honorary Professor at LUISS University.  Her latest book Europe’s Crisis of Legitimacy: Governing by Rules and Ruling by Numbers in the Eurozone (Oxford 2020), received the Best Book Award  (2021) of the Ideas, Knowledge and Politics section of the American Political Science Association.  An earlier book, Democracy in Europe (Oxford 2006; La Découverte 2010 Fr. trans.) was named in 2015 by the European Parliament as one of the ‘100 Books on Europe to Remember.’  She was recently named a Chevalier in the French Legion of Honor, received the European Union Studies Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award, and was granted a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship for her current project on the ‘rhetoric of discontent,’ a transatlantic investigation of populism.

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Progressive Yearbook 2022


Our European Future

FEPS contribution to the Conference on the Future of Europe

“Woman Up! 2” A Transatlantic Dialogue


Next Left Vol. 5

Building new communities: Notes from the Transatlantic Dialogue of Dialogues
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25 - 27/05/2021

Call to Europe 10

Mind the social gap
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#CallToEurope – 2021 Highlights 

#60 FEPS Talks ‘Democratic Legitimacy of EU Crisis Management’