Achim Hurrelmann, Carleton University

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Assistant Professor Political Science Ottawa, Ontario achim_hurrelmann@carleton.ca Office: (613) 237-7479

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Achim Hurrelmann is Associate Professor of Political Science; he currently serves as Undergraduate Supervisor of the Department. He obtained his Political Science Diploma at the University of Hamburg in 2000 and his PhD at the University of Bremen in 2004. Before joining Carleton University in Ja...

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Achim Hurrelmann is Associate Professor of Political Science; he currently serves as Undergraduate Supervisor of the Department. He obtained his Political Science Diploma at the University of Hamburg in 2000 and his PhD at the University of Bremen in 2004. Before joining Carleton University in January 2007, he worked at the University of Essen and at the University of Bremen in Germany.

Achim Hurrelmann teaches in the areas of comparative politics, European integration, and state theory. In recognition of his teaching performance, he received the Faculty of Public Affairs Teaching Award 2011. His research mainly deals with the politics of the European Union, it focuses in particular on questions of legitimation and democratization in the European system of multilevel governance. His publications have appeared in some of the leading journals in the field, including European Political Science Review, European Journal of Political Research, Comparative European Politics, European Law Journal, and Politische Vierteljahresschrift.

Achim Hurrelmann currently works on two major research projects, one focusing on legitimation discourses about European integration (SSHRC Standard Research Grant), the other on a comparison between European and North American integration (Humboldt Foundation TransCoop Grant, with Steffen Schneider). He is Associate Director (Research) at Carleton University's Center for European Studies, where he coordinates the research group on 'social integration and citizenship', and a member of the governing board of the European Community Studies Association – Canada.



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