Course offered: The European Parliament in the EU’s Political System (30h)

Wilhelm Lehmann studied social sciences at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität of Munich (LMU), continuing with doctoral studies in political science, psychology and economics at Stanford University and LMU, where he obtained his PhD. He is also a trained diplomat, having passed the State examination of the German foreign service. After joining the General Secretariat of the European Parliament, he served, among other duties, as Acting Head of Unit of Policy Department Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs and Head of Unit in the European Parliamentary Research Service. Being selected EU Fellow at the Robert Schuman Centre (RSCAS) of the European University Institute (EUI) in 2010/11, he came back to the EUI as EP Fellow in 2016 and continues his research as a Visiting Fellow since 2017, currently focusing on a project on European and national identities. Wilhelm is a member of the Centre d'excellence Jean Monnet of the University Grenoble-Alpes (UGA), where he has taught courses on EU institutions in the law faculty for many years. He also teaches European governance at the University of Innsbruck. In addition to authoring European Parliament studies on a wide range of topics, he published research on interest representation in the EU and on Parliament’s role in the Brexit negotiations in the Journal of European Public Policy and the Journal of European Integration, among others.

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