Eva Krick

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Eva Krick is postdoctoral research fellow at ARENA. She participates in ARENA’s research project ‘EUREX – Expertization of public inquiry commissions in a Europeanized administrative order’, funded by the Norwegian Research Council.

Academic interests

Eva Krick is a political scientist with a public policy and governance orientation and close links to political sociology and political theory.

Her main fields of academic interest include expertise and knowledge in the policy context, citizen participation and democratic legitimacy as well as consensus-building and collective decision-making. Her empirical regional focus is on Germany, the EU and Norway.

Eva Krick’s most recent research focuses on the relationship of expertise and democracy in contemporary policy-making. She currently works on her book ‘Expert knowledge and public participation in Europe’ that will be published by Palgrave Macmillan. The book develops institutional solutions to the tension between the need for epistemic authority and democratic legitimacy in the phase of policy development.

Background

Prior to joining ARENA, Eva Krick was postdoctoral fellow at Humboldt University Berlin. She received a PhD in Political Science from the University of Darmstadt for a monograph-based study on consensual decision-making in policy advisory committees. She holds an MA degree in Modern European Studies from the University of North London and a Magister degree in European Studies from the University of Osnabrück. She received a postdoctoral research grant from the German Research Council and a doctoral research grant from Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation. Eva Krick has been guest researcher at the Universities of Århus, Edinburgh, Oslo and Singapore. She is associate member of SKAPE, the Centre for science, knowledge and policy at the University of Edinburgh.

 

Tags: Democracy, Legitimacy, Expertise, European Union, Comparative Politics, Institutions, Political Theory, Interest Groups, Participation, Representation

Publications

Monographs, edited volumes and special issues

Krick, Eva and Holst, Cathrine (eds.) (2019): Between expertisation and a representative turn – The changing role of non-majoritarian institutions in Europe, Special issue of European Politics and Society 20(1).

Krick, Eva (2013). Verhandlungen im Konsensverfahren. Varianten kollektiver Entscheidung in Expertengremien (Negotiations under the Rule of Consensus. Variations of Collective Decision-Making in Expert Committees). Wiesbaden: VS.

Scientific articles and book chapters 

Eva Krick/Johan Christensen/Cathrine Holst (forthcoming in Science & Public Policy): ‘Between ‘scientisation’ and a ‘participatory turn’. Tracing shifts in the governance of policy advice’, manuscript accepted for publication).

Eva Krick/Åse Gornitzka (2019): ‘The governance of expertise production in the EU Commission’s ‘high level groups’. Tracing expertisation tendencies in the expert group system’, in: Marc Bevir/Ryan Philipps (eds.): Decentring European governance. London & New York: Routledge, 102-120.

Eva Krick/Cathrine Holst (2019): ‘The socio-political ties of expert bodies. How to reconcile the independence requirement of reliable expertise and the responsiveness requirement of democratic governance’, in: Eva Krick/Cathrine Holst (eds.): Between expertisation and a representative turn – The changing role of non-majoritarian institutions in Europe, Special issue of European Politics and Society 20(1), 117-131 (DOI:10.1080/23745118.2018.1515866).

Eva Krick (2019): ‘Creating participatory expert bodies. How the targeted selection of policy advisers can bridge the epistemic-democratic divide’, in: Eva Krick/Cathrine Holst (eds.):  Between expertisation and a representative turn – The changing role of non-majoritarian institutions in Europe, Special issue of European Politics and Society 20(1), 101-116 (DOI:10.1080/23745118.2018.1515865).

Krick, Eva and Holst, Cathrine (2018). ‘Commitee Governance in Consensus Cultures: an Exploration of Best Practice Cases in Germany and Norway’, in: Fredrik Engelstad (ed.): Democracy and Institutional Change. De Gruyter.

Krick, Eva and Gornitzka, Åse (2018). ‘The Expertisation of Stakeholder Involvement in EU Policy Making’, in: Magdalena Góra, Marta Warat and Cathrine Holst (eds): Expertisation and Democracy in Europe. Routledge, 51-70.

Krick, Eva (2018). ‘The Epistemic Quality of Expertise. Contextualised Criteria for the Multi-Source, Negotiated Policy Advice of Stakeholder Fora’, in: Critical Policy Studies, 12(2), 209-226, DOI: 10.1080/19460171.2016.1258317.

Krick, Eva (2018). 'Ensuring Social Acceptance of the Energy Transition. The German Government's "Consensus Management" Strategy', in: Journal of Environmental Policy & Planning, 20(1), 64-80 (DOI: 10.1080/1523908X.2017.1319264).

Krick, Eva (2017). ‘The Myth of Effective Veto Power under the Rule of Consensus. Dynamics and Democratic Legitimacy of Collective Decision-Making by "Tacit Consent"', in: Stéphanie Novak og Philippe Urfalino (eds): New Approaches to Collective Decisions, Special Issue of Revue Négociations 27(1), 109-128.

Krick, Eva (2015). ‘Consensual Decision-Making without Voting: The Constitutive Mechanism, (Informal) Institutionalisation and Democratic Quality of the Collective Decision Rule of “Tacit Consent”’. ARENA Working Paper 3/2015, http://www.sv.uio.no/arena/english/research/publications/arena-working-papers/2015/wp3-15.html.

Krick, Eva (2015). ‘Negotiated Expertise in Policy-Making. How Governments use Hybrid Advisory Committees’, in: Science and Public Policy, 42(4), 487-500.

Krick, Eva (2014): ‘Partizipationspotentiale von Expertengremien. Der Trade-off zwischen Inklusion und Effektivität im Verhandlungsprozess‘ (Expert Advisory Committees as Participatory Instruments. Potentials and Limitations regarding Impact and Inclusion), in: Österreichische Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft, 43(1), 7-22.

Krick, Eva (2014). ‘Je strenger desto besser? Lobbyismusregulierung in den USA und der EU‘ (The stricter the better? Regulating Lobbying in the USA and the EU), in: Julia von Blumenthal/Thomas von Winter (ed.): Interessengruppen und Parlamente, 235-274.

Krick, Eva and von Blumenthal, Julia (2013). ‘Regieren in der Politikverflechtung. Parteienwettbewerb und Verhandlungen in Deutschland’ (Governing under Conditions of Joint Decision-Making. Party Competition and Negotiations in Germany), in: Karl-Rudolf Korte and Timo Grunden (eds): Handbuch Regierungsforschung. Wiesbaden: VS, 287-295.

Krick, Eva (2010). ‘Regieren mit Gipfeln – Expertengremien der großen Koalition‘ (Governing with Summits – Expert Advisory Committees of the Grand Coalition), in: Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft, 20 (2), 233-264.

Krick, Eva, Benz, Arthur and Zimmer, Christina (2010). Grundstrukturen der Politik in der Europäischen Union (Politics of the European Union), Course 33202 (revised), Distance Learning University (Fernuniversität) Hagen.

Krick, Eva and Benz, Arthur (2007). Grundstrukturen der Politik in der Europäischen Union (Politics of the European Union), Course 33202, Distance Learning University (Fernuniversität) Hagen.

Krick, Eva (2006). ‘Politikberatung durch Expertengremien – Legitimation und Funktion der ‚Hartz’- und der ‚Rürup’-Kommission‘ (Political Advice by Expert Committees – Legitimacy and Role of the ‘Hartz‘- and ‘Rürup’-Commissions), University of Osnabrück Working Paper 03/06, http://www.politik.uni-osnabrueck.de/wp/WP_3_06_Eva_Krick-Expertengremien.pdf.

  • Krick, Eva (2019). Creating participatory expert bodies. How the targeted selection of policy advisers can bridge the epistemic-democratic divide.. European Politics and Society.  ISSN 2374-5118.  20(1), s 101- 116 . doi: 10.1080/23745118.2018.1515865 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Krick, Eva; Christensen, Johan & Holst, Cathrine (2019). Between ‘scientisation’ and a ‘participatory turn’. Tracing shifts in the governance of policy advice.. Science and Public Policy.  ISSN 0302-3427. . doi: 10.1093/scipol/scz040
  • Holst, Cathrine & Krick, Eva (2018). Committee Governance in Consensus Cultures: An Exploration of Best Practice Cases in Germany and Norway, In Fredrik Engelstad; Cathrine Holst & Gunnar C. Aakvaag (ed.),  Democratic State and Democratic Society.  De Gruyter Open.  ISBN 978-3-11-063407-5.  Kapittel 7.  s 151 - 174
  • Krick, Eva & Gornitzka, Åse (2018). The Expertisation of Stakeholder Involvement in EU Policy Making, In Cathrine Holst; Marta Warat & Magdalena Góra (ed.),  Expertisation and Democracy in Europe.  Routledge.  ISBN 978-1138288232.  3.  s 51 - 70
  • Krick, Eva & Gornitzka, Åse (2018). The governance of expertise production in the EU Commission’s ‘high level groups’: tracing expertisation tendencies in the expert group system, In Mark Bevir & Ryan Phillips (ed.),  Decentring European Governance.  Routledge.  ISBN 9781351209540.  Ch. 6.
  • Krick, Eva & Holst, Cathrine (2018). The socio-political ties of expert bodies. How to reconcile the independence requirement of reliable expertise and the responsiveness requirement of democratic governance. European Politics and Society.  ISSN 2374-5118. . doi: 10.1080/23745118.2018.1515866 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Krick, Eva (2017). Ensuring Social Acceptance of the Energy Transition. The German Government's "Consensus Management" Strategy.. Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning.  ISSN 1523-908X. . doi: 10.1080/1523908X.2017.1319264 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Krick, Eva (2017). The Myth of Effective Veto Power under the Rule of Consensus. Dynamics and Democratic Legitimacy of Collective Decision-Making by "Tacit Consent". Revue Négociations.  ISSN 1780-9231.  1(27) . doi: 10.3917/neg.027.0109 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Krick, Eva (2016). The epistemic quality of expertise: contextualized criteria for the multi-source, negotiated policy advice of stakeholder fora. Critical Policy Studies.  ISSN 1946-0171.  12(2), s 209- 226 . doi: 10.1080/19460171.2016.1258317 Full text in Research Archive.

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  • Krick, Eva & Holst, Cathrine (ed.) (2019). Experts and Democratic Legitimacy. Tracing the Social Ties of Expert Bodies in Europe. Routledge.  ISBN 9780367427535.  136 s. Show summary
  • Krick, Eva (2013). Verhandlungen im Konsensverfahren. Varianten kollektiver Entscheidung in Expertengremien. Springer.  ISBN 9783658003562.  278 s.

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  • Holst, Cathrine & Krick, Eva (2019). Committee governance in consensus democracies.
  • Krick, Eva (2019). Democratising expertise? Lay citizens in the role of experts.
  • Krick, Eva (2019). Moderating the epistemic-democratic tension: Institutional innovations of coupling experts, citizens and the government in policy-making..
  • Krick, Eva (2019). Reconciling democracy and expertise by institutional design.
  • Krick, Eva & Meriluoto, Taina (2019). The advent of the lay expert in policy-making: Democratising or pushing the boundaries of expertise?.
  • Krick, Eva (2018). 'A comparative perspective on policy advice to the government'.
  • Krick, Eva (2018). ‘Der Status wissenschaftlicher Expertise im politischen Entscheidungsprozess’.
  • Krick, Eva (2018). Expertisation or Democratisation of Policy Development? The Case of Norwegian Advisory Committees. Show summary
  • Krick, Eva (2018). 'Governance by committee in consensus democracies. Norway, Germany and the EU'.
  • Krick, Eva (2018). How to bridge the epistemic-democratic divide. Institutional innovations of coupling civil society, experts and the government in the phase of policy development.
  • Krick, Eva (2018). How to bridge the epistemic-democratic divide. Institutional innovations of coupling civil society, experts and the government in the phase of policy development.
  • Krick, Eva (2017, 03. juli). Good commissions have a conciliating effect. [Internett].  ARENA Centre for European Studies.
  • Krick, Eva (2017). Institutional Innovations of Coupling Experts, Civil Society and the Government in Processes of Policy Development.
  • Krick, Eva (2017). Quality criteria for non-scientific policy expertise.
  • Krick, Eva (2017). Teuer, instabil, nichts für Deutschland? Über Mythen rund um die Minderheitsregierung – ein Denkanstoß aus dem Norden Europas (‘Expensive, unstable, no good for Germany? Myths about minority governments – a comment form the North of Europe). der Freitag.
  • Krick, Eva & Gornitzka, Åse (2017). Expertisation of policy advice? Dynamics of the EU Commission’s high level groups.
  • Krick, Eva & Gornitzka, Åse (2017). Expertisation of the EU Commission’s expert groups?.
  • Krick, Eva; Holst, Cathrine & Gornitzka, Åse (2017). The negotiated expertise of ad hoc advisory committees and the dynamics and variations of knowledge regimes.
  • Krick, Eva (2016). Reconciling Epistemic and Democratic Legitimacy: A Plea for the Hand-Picked Selection of Participants in Policy Formulation.

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