Reader in European Politics, University of Birmingham

Tim Haughton is a political scientist with a particular interest in electoral and party politics, the relationship between politics and government, the interaction between domestic and European sources of change, the relationship between Britain and the EU, the role of the past in the politics of the present and the domestic politics of Slovakia, Slovenia and the Czech Republic. He is the joint editor with Nathaniel Copsey of the Journal of Common Market Studies’ Annual Review of the European Union. He served as the Director of the Centre for Russian and East European Studies (CREES) from August 2012 to July 2014. In that capacity he initiated and organized the celebrations surrounding the Centre's 50th anniversary including a special series of seminars and an enhanced annual conference, he managed the transformation of CREES from a separate department into a pan-university research centre, and instigated and led the transformation of CREES into the Centre for Russian, European and Eurasian Studies.

Experience

  • –present
    Reader in European Politics, University of Birmingham