Daniel Naurin is Professor of Political Science and Director of ARENA.
He is affiliated with PluriCourts and the Department of Public and International Law at the University of Oslo and with the departments of political science at the universities of Oslo and Gothenburg.
Naurin has held positions and visiting fellowships at the European University Institute (Florence), Emory University (Atlanta), Monash European Centre (Melbourne), Sussex European Institute (Brighton), and the Swedish Institute of International Affairs (Stockholm).
He is presently elected member of the executive committee of the Steering Committee of the Standing Group on the European Union (SGEU) of the ECPR.
Daniel Naurin has worked with a broad range of research themes during his academic career, including judicial politics, lobbying, transparency and international negotiations. Much of his empirical work has focused on the politics of the European Union.
His ongoing and most recent projects study challenges to the rule of law in the EU, judicial decision-making in the Court of Justice of the EU, the Swedish Supreme Court and the Inter-American Court of Human Rights; coalition building and the impact of gender in the negotiations in the Council of the EU; and the link between lobbying and public opinion in Europe.
Selected and recent works
Naurin’s two most cited publications are the article “Transparency is not Enough. Making Transparency Effective in Reducing Corruption” (with Catharina Lindstedt) in the International Political Science Review (2010) and the book Deliberation Behind Closed Doors: Transparency and Lobbying in the European Union (ECPR Press 2007).
More recent publications include: “Political Equality and Substantive Representation by Interest Groups” (with Frida Boräng) in British Journal of Political Science (2022); "The Dilemma of Dissent. Split Judicial Decisions and Compliance with Judgments from the International Human Rights Judiciary" (with Øyvind Stiansen) in Comparative Political Studies (2020); “Explaining interest group litigation in Europe: Evidence from the comparative interest group survey” (with Andreas Hofmann) in Governance (2020); “Don’t cry for me Britannia: The resilience of the European Union to Brexit” (with Narisong Huhe and Robert Thomson) in European Union Politics (2020); “Gender stereotyping and chivalry in international negotiations” (with Elin Naurin and Amy Alexander) in International Organization (2019).