Professor of European Politics, Queen's University Belfast
David Phinnemore is Professor of European Politics and Jean Monnet Chair in European Political Science in the School of Politics, International Studies and Philosophy at Queen's University Belfast. He is also Dean of Education in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at Queen's University Belfast, as well as Visiting Professor at the College of Europe (Bruges) where he teaches on EU enlargement.
He holds a BA in European Studies (1990) and was awarded his PhD in European Studies by the University of Kent at Canterbury in 1998. His teaching interests are focused on the European Union, notably its institutions, decision-making procedures, external relations and enlargement.
His research interests cover EU treaty reform, EU enlargement, EU external relations and alternatives to EU membership, particularly association.
Dec 29, 2020 14:37 pm UTC| Economy
Plenty of political spin has already been applied to the post-Brexit UK-EU trade and cooperation agreement. This not only glosses over much of the detail, but it can also be decidedly misleading. For example, Boris...
Jul 19, 2018 14:58 pm UTC| Insights & Views
The status of the Irish border after Brexit is the most complicated and contested part of the UKs withdrawal from the EU. The UK government insists the issue can only be addressed in the formulation of a new UK-EU...
Feb 28, 2017 06:36 am UTC| Insights & Views
For the United Kingdom, March 2017 represents a significant turning point. Prime Minister Theresa May plans to trigger Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union and the Brexit clock will start ticking. But March 2017 also...