Biography

Dr Frank M. Häge is a Senior Lecturer in Politics in the Department of Politics and Public Administration. He is a graduate of the MA in Public Policy and Management of the University of Konstanz (Germany) and received his PhD from Leiden University (The Netherlands). Before coming Limerick, he worked as a postdoctoral fellow at Leiden University. His research interests lie in the areas of Legislative Politics, Historical Political Economy, Political Development, and Research Methods. Geographically, his research focuses on the European Union and Western European countries, especially Germany. He has published on legislative decision-making in the Council of the European Union, inter-institutional negotiations between the European Parliament and the Council, the application of fuzzy set methods in comparative case study research, the measurement of foreign policy similarity in quantitative studies of international relations, and conflict structures in legislative politics of 19th century Germany. His dissertation on committee decision-making in the Council of the EU received prizes for best PhD thesis from the Dutch Political Science Association and the University Association for Contemporary European Studies. A revised version has been published by Routledge. His other work appeared in a variety of peer-reviewed academic journals, including the British Journal of Political Science, European Journal of Political Research, European Union Politics, Journal of Common Market Studies, Journal of European Public Policy, Political Analysis, and West European Politics. He is an Associate Editor for Reseach and Politics and member of the editorial boards of the Journal of European Public Policy and the Journal of European Integration.

Research Interests

European Union Politics
Legislative Politics
International Negotiations
Historical Political Economy
Political Development
Research Methods

Professional Activities

Award

  • 2012 - Vincent Wright Memorial Prize, West European Politics
  • 2009 - NKWP Best PhD Thesis Award
  • 2009 - UACES Best PhD Thesis Award
  • 2009 - Honourable Mention, VB Award Competition for Best PhD Thesis
  • 2007 - Europa Award for Junior Academics, Montesquieu Institute

Education

  • 2008 Leiden University - PhD
  • 2003 University of Konstanz - Diplom-Verwaltungswissenschaftler

Employment

  • 2008 Leiden University - Postdoctoral Researcher
  • 2004 Leiden University - PhD Fellow

Other

  • Editorial board of the Journal of European Integration
  • Editorial board of the Journal of European Public Policy
  • Associate Editor of Research and Politics

Books

Bureaucrats as Law-Makers: Committee Decision-Making in the EU Council of Ministers

Dr. Frank Haege
2013
London
Routledge
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Book Chapters

Hauptachsen staatlicher Redimensionierung. Die Rolle von Europäisierung und Globalisierung

Dr. Frank Haege
2004
Frankfurt
Campus
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Politischer Konflikt und Entscheidungsfindung im Ministerrat der Europäischen Union

Dr. Frank Haege
2008
Wiesbaden
VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften
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Politische und gesellschaftliche Vetospieler in institutionellen Reformen: Die Transformation der Telekommunikation in OECD-Ländern

Dr. Frank Haege
2004
Frankfurt
Campus
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Edited Books

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Peer Reviewed Journals

The Evolution of European Legal Integration

Dr. Frank Haege
2007
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Rapporteur‐shadow rapporteur networks in the European Parliament: The strength of small numbers

Dr. Frank Haege
2019
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Coalition Building and Consensus in the Council of the European Union

Dr. Frank Haege
2013
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Constructivism, Fuzzy Sets, and (Very) Small- N: Revisiting the Conditions for Communicative Action

Dr. Frank Haege
2007
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Reconsidering the European Parliament's Legislative Influence: Formal vs. Informal Procedures

Dr. Frank Haege
2007
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Political conflict in Bismarck's Germany: An analysis of parliamentary voting, 1867-1890

Dr. Frank Haege
2019
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Who Decides in the Council of the European Union?

Dr. Frank Haege
2008
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Choice or Circumstance? Adjusting Measures of Foreign Policy Similarity for Chance Agreement

Dr. Frank Haege
2011
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The Division of Labour in Legislative Decision-Making of the Council of the European Union

Dr. Frank Haege
2007
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Consensus Decisions and Similarity Measures in International Organizations

Dr. Frank Haege
2016
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Politicising Council Decision-making: The Effect of European Parliament Empowerment

Dr. Frank Haege
2011
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Political attention in the Council of the European Union: A new dataset of working party meetings, 1995–2014

Dr. Frank Haege
2016
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The Scheduling Power of the EU Council Presidency

Dr. Frank Haege
2017
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The European Union Policy-Making dataset

Dr. Frank Haege
2011
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The effect of codecision on Council decision-making: informalization, politicization and power

Dr. Frank Haege
2013
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Committee Decision-Making in the Council of the European Union

Dr. Frank Haege
2007
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Europeanization and the Retreat of the State

Dr. Frank Haege
2008
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Other Journals

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Conference Publications

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Conference Contributions

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Published Reports

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Editorials

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Book Reviews

Book Review of 'The European Parliament' by Richard Corbett, Francis Jacobs, and Michael Shackleton, London: John Harper, 2011

Dr. Frank Haege
2012
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Book Review of 'Procedural Politics: Issues, Influence, and Institutional Choice in the European Union' by Joseph Jupille, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004

Dr. Frank Haege
2006
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Book Review of `The Powers of the Union: Delegation in the EU' by Fabio Franchino, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007

Dr. Frank Haege
2008
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Other Publications

The Irish Presidency: Government Strategy in Light of Diverging Expectations

Dr. Frank Haege
2012
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Anticipating Resistance: The Effect of Member State Preferences on the European Commission's Agenda-Setting Activity

Dr. Frank Haege
2011
University of Limerick
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Book Review of 'The European Parliament' by Richard Corbett, Francis Jacobs, and Michael Shackleton, London: John Harper, 2011

Dr. Frank Haege
2012
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Decision-Making in the Council of the European Union: The Role of Committees

Dr. Frank Haege
2008
Leiden
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Determinants of Government Size: The Capacity for Partisan Policy under Political Constraints

Dr. Frank Haege
2003
Konstanz
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Book Review of 'Procedural Politics: Issues, Influence, and Institutional Choice in the European Union' by Joseph Jupille, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004

Dr. Frank Haege
2006
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Book Review of `The Powers of the Union: Delegation in the EU' by Fabio Franchino, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007

Dr. Frank Haege
2008
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