Prof. Dirk Leuffen
Research Group Political Science & International Politics
Dirk Leuffen is a professor of political science and international politics at the Department of Politics and Public Administration. His research interests include the study of (differentiated) European integration, decision-making in the European Union and more generally the interplay between domestic and international politics. He is currently a member of two Horizon 2020 consortia: 1) the EMU|Choices project analyzes European decision-making in the wake of the Eurozone crisis, 2) in the EU Differentiation, Dominance and Democracy (EU3D) project the Leuffen group designs and conducts survey experiments to better understand the dynamics and motivations of public opinion on differentiated integration. Dirk Leuffen is a Principal Investigator of the recently founded Cluster of Excellence on The Politics of Inequality and is a member of the University of Konstanz Graduate School of Decision Sciences.
From October 2015 until September 2019, Dirk Leuffen was the Vice Rector for Research and Academic Staff Development of the University of Konstanz. Since 2019 he serves as a member on the committee for the selection and evaluation of International Max Planck Research Schools.