Ulrich Sedelmeier is an Associate Professor (Reader) in International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He obtained his PhD from the University of Sussex. Before joining LSE, he was Associate Professor of International Relations and European Studies at Central European University, Budapest. He held a Jean Monnet Fellowship (2001/02) and a Marie-Curie Fellowship (2005-06) at the European University Institute, Florence. He was a visiting professor at the Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna, the University of Mannheim, the Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences, and the University of Copenhagen. He is the author of ‘The Path to Eastern Enlargement: the Uneven Policy Impact of EU Identity’ (Manchester University Press, 2005) and the co-editor of The Europeanization of Central and Eastern Europe (Cornell University Press, 2005), The Politics of European Union Enlargement (Routledge, 2005), International Influence Beyond Conditionality: Postcommunist Europe after EU Enlargement’ (Routledge, 2009) and Developments in European Politics (Palgrave, 2011). He has published articles in Journal of Common Market Studies; Journal of European Public Policy; Politique Européenne; West European Politics. His main research interests are in theories of international institutions and European integration, in particular the EU enlargement and the impact of EU conditionality in candidate countries and its eastern neighbourhood.
Associate Professor (Reader) in International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science