When it came to Brexit, many British political actors placed far too much weight on Germany and its former Chancellor. Karl Pike and Tim Bale explore what they call the ‘Merkel myth’ and how it affected the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union
Lecturer in Public Policy, School of Politics and International Relations, Queen Mary University of London
Karl completed his PhD at Queen Mary University of London, and was awarded the Political Studies Association Walter Bagehot Prize for best dissertation in the field of government and public administration.
He has been a lecturer at QMUL since January 2021, following completion of a postdoctoral fellowship.
Karl’s research interests include political ideologies, political parties, public policy and political judgement, and interpretive approaches to political science.
He has published in a number of journals, and his first book, titled Getting Over New Labour, will be published in 2024 by Agenda.