National politicians in Europe represent their own citizens, but they also consider the concerns of fellow European citizens when making decisions on EU politics, writes Lucy Kinski. Many do not believe that a national focus will solve our common problems, and neither should we
Senior Researcher and Lecturer, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
Lucy received her PhD from the University of Vienna, and has worked as a policy advisor in the European division of the German Federal Chancellery. Before joining the University of Düsseldorf in 2016, she was a researcher in the PACE project on national parliamentary communication of EU affairs at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Vienna. During her PhD, she was visiting researcher at the European University Institute in Florence.
Her research focuses on parliamentary representation in multi-level settings such as the EU.