CV

CURRENT POSITION

University College London, UK

  • Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Public Policy, Department of Political Science

PAST ACADEMIC POSITIONS

European University Institute, Italy [2019-2020]

  • Max Weber Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Economics

EDUCATION

BOCCONI UNIVERSITY, ITALY [2014-2019]

  • PhD in Public Policy and Administration, awarded cum laude in May 2019
  • Details: full Scholarship holder
  • Prizes: PhD Prize for Public Policy and Administration, 2014/2015
  • Committee: Anthony Bertelli, Paola Profeta, Tommaso Nannicini
  • Thesis: “Three Essays on Agency and Accountability in Politics and Governance”

HARVARD UNIVERSITY, USA [2016-2017]

    • Associate of the Department of Economics, visiting period for the academic year 2016-2017
    • Prizes: 9-month Fulbright-Schuman Award scholarship, 2016-2017
    • Under the supervision of Professor Claudia Goldin

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON (UCL), UK [2011-2012]

  • MA in European Studies: Modern European Studies
  • Grade: Distinction

UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD, UK (BALLIOL COLLEGE) [2007-2011]

  • BA Oxon. Hons. in Modern Languages (French & Italian)
  • Grade: First Class (Honours)
  • Prizes: Higgs Exhibition (2008) and Higgs Scholarship for Excellence in Modern Languages (2011)

PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES

  • Electoral Rules, Women’s Representation and the Qualification of Politicians with Paola Profeta, accepted in Comparative Political Studies.
  • Hybrid Governance and the Attribution of Political Responsibility: Experimental Evidence from the United States with Paolo Belardinelli and Anthony Bertelli, in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory.

  • The Political Cost of Public-Private Partnerships: Theory and Evidence from Colombian Infrastructure Development with Anthony Bertelli and Camila Angulo Amaya in Governance.

  • Corruption, Democracy and Infrastructure Agreements with Anthony Bertelli and Valentina Mele in Administration & Society.

BOOKS

  • Forthcoming with Cambridge University Press, Elements Series: Partnership Communities: Public-Private Partnerships and Non-Market Infrastructure Development Around the World, with Anthony Bertelli, Michele Castiglioni and Paolo Belardinelli.

BOOK CHAPTERS

  • New Frontiers in the Politics of Public-Private Partnerships, with Anthony Bertelli in the forthcoming book Research Agenda for Public-Private Partnerships and the Governance of Infrastructure: New Frontiers and Themes in a Contested World, edited by Carsten Greve and Graeme Hodge, Edward Elgar Publishing.

WORKING PAPERS

  • Electoral Accountability, Public Administrator Behaviour and Democratic Legitimacy (under review).
  • Public-Private Partnerships, Distributive Politics, and Infrastructure Development. 
  • Corruption by Politicians Reduces Pro-Social Behavior by Bureaucrats: Experimental Evidence from Bangladesh, with Jan-Hinrik Meyer-Sahling, Kim Sass Mikkelsen, Christian Schuster, Kazi Maruful Islam and Taiabur Rahman.

TEACHING

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON, UK [2020-]

  • Theories and Actors of the Policy Process, MSc in Public Policy
  • Policy Making, BSc in Politics and International Relations

ACADEMIC SERVICE

  • Editorial Assistant at the Journal of Public Policy, Cambridge University Press [2018-Oct. 2019]
  • Reviewer: American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Public Administration Review, Governance, Journal of Public Policy, Review of Public Economics
  • Member: American Political Science Association, Midwest Political Science Association, Public Management Research Association
  • Co-organiser of the EUI Natural and Field Experiments (NAFS) Working Group and secured funding for NAFS Max Weber workshops, featuring Imai Kosuke, Don Green and Alex Coppock. Sponsor: Miriam Golden

POLICY EXPERIENCE

EUROPEAN COMMISSION, BRUSSELS [October 2012 – August 2014]

Role: Policy Officer in the Directorate General for Education and Culture (DG EAC): Unit E1 Culture Policy and Intercultural Dialogue

Dossiers: 1. Culture in External Relations (‘Preparatory Action’ on the role of culture in EU external relations); 2. EU-Korea Protocol on Cultural Cooperation; 3. Communication on Cultural Heritage 2020; 4. Open Method of Coordination Group on Intercultural Dialogue; 5. Negotiation of the Structural Funds 2014-2020; 6. President Barroso’s New Narrative for Europe; 7. Culture Forum 2013.

Policy areas: (primary) culture in external relations, culture in urban development, cultural heritage, intercultural dialogue, and audience development; (secondary) the cultural and creative industries, culture in the digital age, social inclusion, education and the integration of minorities

LANGUAGES

English: native

Italian: full professional proficiency (C2 in all areas)

French: full professional proficiency (C2 in all areas)

Spanish: limited professional proficiency (B1-B2)

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CV_Eleanor F. Woodhouse