Department of Political Science

Daniel Finke


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Daniel Finke


  • Department of Political Science
Postal address:
Bartholins Allé 7
1332, 221
Aarhus C


Phone: +4587165639

Education & Academic Positions

11/2008-06/2015: Junior Professor, Department of Political Science, Heidelberg University

10/2008: Doctor of Social Science (summa cum laude), Mannheim University

11/2003: MA in Political Science and Public Administration, University of Konstanz

Teaching and Research Areas

European Union Politics
European and Regional Integration
International Organizations
Foreign Affairs
Legislative Studies


Party Ideologies and UN Debate

Finke, D., 2022, (Accepted/In press) In: Party Politics.

Coordination inside government administrations: Lessons from the EU Commission

Senninger, R., Finke, D. & Blom-Hansen, J., Jul 2021, In: Governance: An international journal of Policy, Administration, and Institutions. 34, 3, p. 707-726 19 p.

A Guardian in Need of Support: The Enforcement of EU State Aid Rules

Finke, D., 2021, (Accepted/In press) In: Journal of European Public Policy.

Contested comitology? The overlooked importance of the EU Commissio

Finke, D. & Blom-Hansen, J., 2021, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Journal of European Public Policy.

Regime Type and Co-Sponsorship in the UN General Assembly

Finke, D., 2021, (Accepted/In press) In: International Interactions.

The long shadow of attitudes: differential campaign effects and issue voting in EU referendums

Beach, D. & Finke, D., 2021, In: West European Politics. 44, 7, p. 1482-1505 24 p.

EU Enlargement and Foreign Policy Coordination: More Powerful, but Less Cohesive?

Finke, D., 1 Jan 2020, In: The Review of International Organizations. 15, 1, p. 189-210 22 p.

Reputation and Organizational Politics: Inside the EU Commission

Blom-Hansen, J. & Finke, D., Jan 2020, In: Journal of Politics. 82, 1, p. 135-148 14 p.

At Loggerheads over State Aid: Why the Commission Rejects Aid and Governments Comply

Finke, D., 2020, In: European Union Politics. 21, 3, p. 474-496 23 p.

Turf wars in government administration: Interdepartmental cooperation in the European Commission

Finke, D., 2020, In: Public Administration. 98, 2, p. 498-514 17 p.

Collateral damage: do gender quotas undermine party discipline?

Finke, D., Jan 2019, In: Journal of Legislative Studies. 25, 1, p. 66-87 22 p.

Crisis Bargaining in the European Union: Formal Rules or Market Pressure?

Finke, D. & Bailer, S., 2019, In: European Union Politics. 20, 1, p. 109-133 25 p.

Institutional conditions for effective parliamentary oversight of European Union politics

Finke, D., 2019, In: West European Politics. 42, 1, p. 1-24

Coalition Politics and Parliamentary Oversight in the European Union

Finke, D. & Herbel, A., 2018, In: Government and Opposition. 53, 3, p. 388-415

Bicameralism in the European Union: Parliamentary Scrutiny as a Tool for Reinforcing Party Unity

Finke, D., 2017, In: West European Politics. 40, 2, p. 275-294 20 p.

Underneath the culture of consensus: Transparency, credible commitments and voting in the Council of Ministers

Finke, D., 2017, In: European Union Politics. 18, 3, p. 339-361 23 p.

The Burden of Authorship: How Agenda-Setting and Electoral Rules Shape Legislative Behaviour

Finke, D., 2016, In: Journal of European Public Policy. 23, 4, p. 604-623 20 p.

Legislative Governance in Times of International Terrorism

Koenig, T. & Finke, D., Mar 2015, In: Journal of Conflict Resolution. 59, 2, p. 262-282 21 p.

Beyond Rules and Resources: Parliamentary Scrutiny of EU Policy Proposals

Finke, D. & Herbel, A., 2015, In: European Union Politics. 16, 4, p. 490-513 24 p.

Who let the dogs out? The effect of parliamentary scrutiny on compliance with EU law

Finke, D. & Dannwolf, T., 2015, In: Journal of European Public Policy. 22, 8, p. 1127-1147 21 p.

Why do European Political Groups call the Roll?

Finke, D., 2015, In: Party Politics. 21, 5, p. 750-762 13 p.

Domestic-level Parliamentary Scrutiny and Voting Behaviour in the European Parliament

Finke, D., Apr 2014, In: Government and Opposition. 49, 2, p. 207-231 25 p.

Party politics and the power to report: informational efficiency in bicameralism

Finke, D. & Han, J., 2 Jan 2014, In: Journal of European Public Policy. 21, 1, p. 133-150 18 p.

Reforming the European Union: Realizing the Impossible

Finke, D., König, T., Proksch, S-O. & Tsebelis, G., 2014, Princeton University Press. 227 p.

Domestic scrutiny of European Union politics: Between whistle blowing and opposition control

Finke, D. & Dannwolf, T., Oct 2013, In: European Journal of Political Research. 52, 6, p. 715-746 32 p.

The merits of adding complexity: non-separable preferences in spatial models of European Union politics

Finke, D. & Fleig, A., Oct 2013, In: Journal of Theoretical Politics. 25, 4, p. 546-575 30 p.

Resolving Controversy in the European Union: Legislative Decision-Making before and after Enlargement

Finke, D., Sep 2013, In: Perspectives on Politics. 11, 3, p. 986-988 4 p.

Veto Power: Institutional Design in the European Union

Finke, D., Sep 2013, In: Perspectives on Politics. 11, 3, p. 986-988 4 p.

Reforming International Institutions: The Domestic Origins and Conditional Logic of Governmental Reform Preferences

Finke, D., Jun 2013, In: International Studies Quarterly. 57, 2, p. 288-302 15 p.

Whistle Blowing and Opposition Control: Parliamentary Scrutiny in the European Union

Finke, D. & Dannwolf, T., 2013, In: European Journal of Political Research. 52, 6, p. 715-746 32 p.

Proposal stage coalition-building in the European Parliament

Finke, D., Dec 2012, In: European Union Politics. 13, 4, p. 487-512 26 p.

The EU's Decision Traps: Comparing Policies

Finke, D., 2012, In: West European Politics. 35, 5, p. 1203-1204 2 p.

Bargaining Power in the European Union: An Evaluation of Competing Game-Theoretic Models

Schneider, G., Finke, D. & Bailer, S., Feb 2010, In: Political Studies. 58, 1, p. 85-103 19 p.

European integration and its limits: Intergovernmental conflicts and their domestic origins

Finke, D., 2010, ECPR Press. 242 p.

Domestic Politics and European Treaty Reform Understanding the Dynamics of Governmental Position-Taking

Finke, D., Dec 2009, In: European Union Politics. 10, 4, p. 482-506 25 p.

Estimating the Effect of Nonseparable Preferences in EU Treaty Negotiations

Finke, D., Oct 2009, In: Journal of Theoretical Politics. 21, 4, p. 543-569 27 p.

Challenges to Intergovernmentalism: An Empirical Analysis of EU Treaty Negotiations since Maastricht

Finke, D., 2009, In: West European Politics. 32, 3, p. 466-495 30 p., 910760345.

The treaty reform of the EU: Constitutional agenda-setting, intergovernmental bargains and the presidency's crisis management of ratification failure

Koenig, T., Daimer, S. & Finke, D., Mar 2008, In: Journal of Common Market Studies. 46, 2, p. 337-363 27 p.

With a little help from the state: interest intermediation in the domestic pre-negotiations of EU legislation

Schneider, G., Finke, D. & Baltz, K., 2007, In: Journal of European Public Policy. 14, 3, p. 444-459 16 p.

Ignoring the Non-Ignorables? Missingness and Missing Policy Positions

Koenig, T., Finke, D. & Daimer, S., 2005, In: European Union Politics. 6, 3, p. 269-290 22 p.




Agenda Setting in the UN General Assembly

Finke, D.

Independent Research Fund Denmark (DFF)