Kleine, Mareike

Dr Mareike Kleine  


Position held



Experience keywords:

European integration; domestic institutions; global governance; international politics; international trade; legitimacy

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Mareike Kleine is currently working on a book manuscript on informal governance in the European Union. Her research interests include theories of international cooperation and international political economy, informal and formal governance, the interplay of domestic politics and international institutions, negotiation theories, normative questions of global governance, and qualitative methods.

Sectors and industries to which research relates:

Consultancy; Law; Policy and Regulatory Bodies

Countries and regions to which research relates:

EU; Germany; USA


German [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Fluent]

Media experience:

Radio; TV

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LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 6612



Kleine, Mareike (2018) Keeping tabs on your cooperating partners International Theory. ISSN 1752-9719 (In Press)

Kleine, Mareike and Pollack, Mark (2018) Liberal intergovernmentalism and its critics Journal of Common Market Studies. ISSN 0021-9886 (In Press)

Kleine, Mareike (2018) National elections in a globalizing world Nature Human Behaviour, 2 (317). ISSN 2397-3374

Kleine, Mareike (2018) Informal governance and legitimacy in EU politics Journal of European Integration. ISSN 0703-6337


Kleine, Mareike and Minaudier, Clement (2016) May’s decision to trigger Article 50 by March 2017 is unwise LSE Brexit (6 Oct 2016) Blog entry

Kleine, Mareike (2016) Utopian fantasies: the myths peddled by referendum campaigners LSE Brexit (17 Jun 2016) Blog entry

Kleine, Mareike (2016) Britain’s role in world affairs will be dwarfed post-Brexit LSE Brexit (11 Mar 2016) Blog entry

Kleine, Mareike and Minaudier, Clement (2016) Negotiating under political uncertainty: national elections and the dynamics of international cooperation British Journal of Political Science. ISSN 0007-1234 (In Press)

(2016) Britain as a global actor after Brexit: report of the hearing held on 1st March, 2016 Economides, Spyros and Kleine, Mareike and Himmrich, Julia, eds The London School of Economics and Political Science, European Institute, London, UK.


Kleine, Mareike (2013) Trading control: national chiefdoms within international organizations LSE 'Europe in Question' discussion paper series, The London School of Economics and Political Science, London.

Kleine, Mareike (2013) Informal governance in the European Union:how governments make international organizations work Cornell University Press, Ithaca, USA. ISBN 9780801452116


Kleine, Mareike (2012) Book review: reforming the European Union: realizing the impossible LSE Review of Books (5 Dec 2012) Blog entry

Kleine, Mareike (2012) Knowing your limits: informal governance and judgment in the EU Review of International Organizations, 8 (2). 245-264. ISSN 1559-7431


Kleine, Mareike (2011) Book review: an emergent European executive order - by Jarle Trondal West European Politics, 34 (2). 423-424. ISSN 0140-2382


Risse, Thomas and Kleine, Mareike (2010) Deliberation in negotiations Journal of European Public Policy, 17 (5). 708-726. ISSN 1350-1763


Risse, Thomas and Kleine, Mareike (2007) Assessing the legitimacy of European treaty revisions Journal of Common Market Studies, 45 (1). 69-80. ISSN 0021-9886

Kleine, Mareike (2007) Leadership in the European Convention Journal of European Public Policy, 14 (8). 1227-1248. ISSN 1350-1763


Jopp, Mathias and Kleine, Mareike (2004) Europäische Öffentlichkeit: die Rolle der Institutionen. In: Franzius, Claudio and Preuß, Ulrich K., (eds.) Europäische öFfentlichkeit. Nomos. ISBN 9783832909901

Kleine, Mareike (2004) Die Reaktion der EU auf den 11. September: zu Kooperation und Nicht-Kooperation in der inneren und äußeren Sicherheit Forschungsberichte internationale Politik (31). Lit Verlag, Munster, Germany. ISBN 382588256x

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Dr Kleine provides the first systematic analysis, based on new material from national and European archives and other primary data, of the parallel development of the formal rules and informal norms that have governed the EU

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VBKI Award for Best Diploma Thesis on European Integration; Ernst B Haas Award for Best Dissertation on Europe; Theseus Award for Most Promising Research on European Integration

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