Professor of European Politics and Foreign Affairs at King's College London, Director of the ESRC initiative on the UK in a Changing Europe (www.ukandeu.ac.uk). Previously Professor of West European Politics and founding Director of the European Research Institute at the University of Birmingham. Taught for ten years at the University of Oxford (St Antony’s College). Has held positions at the Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques, nd New York University. Author and editor of multiple books on the European Union and published widely in the media, including the Financial Times and Wall Street Journal.