Julia Langbein is MAXCAP’s scientific coordinator and senior research fellow at the Center for European Integration at Freie Universität Berlin. She holds a PhD from the European University Institute in Florence and degrees in Political Science and Russian Studies from Freie Universität Berlin and the European University Institute at St. Petersburg. During 2007 and 2010 she was visiting research fellow at the Centre for European Policy Studies in Brussels, the International Center for Policy Studies in Kyiv and the Higher School of Economics in Moscow. Her research interests include European integration (special foci: EU enlargement and the European Neighbourhood Policy), transnationalization and comparative political economy with a focus on Eastern Europe.
Recent and relevant publications:
(2016) '(Dis-)integrating Ukraine? Domestic Oligarchs, Russia, the EU, and the Politics of Economic Integration', Eurasian Geography and Economics, DOI: 10.1080/15387216.2016.1162725.
(2015) Transnationalization and regulatory change in the EU's Eastern neighborhood. Ukraine between Brussels and Moscow, Routledge: London (published December 2014).
(2014) 'Strategies of Regulatory Integration via Development - The integration of the Polish and Romanian Dairy Industries into the EU Single Market'. In Bruszt, L. and McDermott, G.A. (eds) Leveling the Playing Field. Transnational Regulatory Integration and Development (Oxford: Oxford University Press), pp. 58-79. Co-authored with L. Bruszt.
(2014) 'European Union Governance towards the Eastern Neighbourhood: Transcending or Redrawing Europe's East - West Divide?', Journal of Common Market Studies 52 (1): 157-174.
(2013) 'Die Europäische Nachbarschaftspolitik: "One size fits all" oder differenzierte Strategie?', in E.D. Stratenschulte (ed), Grenzen der Integration: Europas strategische Ansätze für die Nachbarregionen, Baden-Baden: Nomos, pp. 29-53.
(2013) 'Introduction: Explaining Policy Change in the European Union's Eastern Neighbourhood', Europe-Asia Studies 65 (4): 571-580. Co-authored with T. A. Börzel.
(2013) 'Unpacking the Russian and EU Impact on Policy Change in the Eastern Neighbourhood: The Case of Ukraine's Telecommunications and Food Safety', Europe-Asia Studies 65 (4): 631-657.
(2012) 'Convergence without membership? The impact of the European Union in the neighbourhood: evidence from Ukraine', Journal of European Public Policy, 19 (6): 863-881. Co-authored with K. Wolczuk.
(2012) 'Achieving Regulatory Convergence in the European Neighbourhood: What’s the Right Toolbox?' in Börzel, Tanja A./Böttger, Katrin (eds.), Policy Change in the EU’s Immediate Neighbourhood: A Sectoral Approach, Baden-Baden: Nomos, pp. 77-97.
(2012) 'Implementing Deep Free Trade between EU and Ukraine - Time for a new approach', IEP Policy Briefs on Enlargement and Neighbourhood N°3, Institut für Europäische Politik, Berlin.