Dr. Theresa Kuhn


Former Visiting Researcher of the Research Unit


Dr. Theresa Kuhn was a guest of the WZB research unit Transnational Conflicts and International Institutions where she was situated for the month of September 2011. She completed her doctoral studies in the summer of 2011 at the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence; with a dissertation entitled "Individual Transnationalism and EU Support. An Empirical Test of Deutsch’s Transactionalist Theory." She is a post-doctoral Research Fellow at Nuffield College, University of Oxford, in the United Kingdom. During her stay at the WZB she worked together with other scientists on the bridging project entitled "The Political Sociology of Cosmopolitanism and Communitarianism"; her work in this regard deals primarily with the underlying causes of Euroscepticism.

Selected Publications

*Kuhn, T. (2012): Why Educational Exchange Programmes Miss their Mark: Cross-border Mobility,
Education and European Identity. Accepted for publication in Journal of Common Market Studies.

*Kuhn, T. (2012): Europa ante Portas: Border Residence, Transnational Interaction and Euroscepticism in
Germany and France'. European Union Politics 13(1).

*Kuhn, T. (2011): Individual Transnationalism, Globalisation and Euroscepticism: An Empirical Test of
Deutsch's Transactionalist Theory. European Journal of Political Research 50(6): 811-37.