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


Mobile: +4587165639

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


A Guardian in Need of Support: the enforcement of EU state aid rules

Finke, D., Apr 2022, In: Journal of European Public Policy. 29, 4, p. 629-646

Contested comitology? The overlooked importance of the EU Commission

Finke, D. & Blom-Hansen, J., 2022, In: Journal of European Public Policy. 29, 6, p. 891-909 19 p.

Party Ideologies and UN Debate

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

Think Global, Act Local? Domestic Constraints on Foreign Aid.

Finke, D., 2022, (Accepted/In press) In: Review of International Political Economy.

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.

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)