CV

CURRENT POSITIONS

University College London, UK [Summer 2020-]

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

European University Institute, Italy [2019-Summer 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

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

WORKING PAPERS

  • Corruption, Democracy and Infrastructure Agreements with Anthony Bertelli and Valentina Mele (R&R)
  • Electoral Accountability, Public Administrator Behaviour and Democratic Legitimacy (under review)
  • Public-Private Partnerships, Distributive Politics, and Infrastructure Development (under review)
  • Electoral Rules, Women’s Representation and the Quality of Politicians with Paola Profeta (under review)
  • Do Politicians Benefit from Hybrid Governance? Experimental Evidence from the United States, with Paolo Belardinelli and Anthony Bertelli (under review)
  • EU Accession and Public-Private Partnerships with Anthony Bertelli and Alfonso Maselli

TEACHING

BOCCONI UNIVERSITY, ITALY [2015-2019]

All positions held at the Department of Policy Analysis and Public Management, Università Bocconi

  • Research Assistance for Professors Mele & Cappellaro. Analysis of the UN’s “Delivering as One” reform
  • Teaching Assistance for Professors Mele & Torbica. Course: “Public Management” (BSc)
  • Guest lecturer: International Organisations and International Governance: the European Commission
  • Teaching Assistance for Professors Gatta & Cappellaro. Course: “Policies for Arts and Culture” (BSc)
  • Teaching Assistance for Professor Profeta. Course: “Diversity Management and Policy” (BSc)
  • Teaching Assistance for Professor Cucciniello. Course: “Economia e Management delle Amministrazioni Pubbliche” (BSc). Taught in Italian (ENG: The Economics and Management of Public Administration)

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)

 

Full CV available here:

CV_Eleanor Florence Woodhouse