Adrienne Héritier

Emeritus Professor

Adrienne Héritier 2013

Adrienne Héritier held a joint chair with the Social and Political Sciences Department since 2003. She was a Director of the Max Planck Project Group for ‘Common Goods: Law, Politics, and Economics’ in Bonn from 1999 to 2003.

Before that, from 1995 to 1999, she held a chair in public policy at the EUI. She is a member of the Berlin Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities and a member of the Academia Europea. In 1994, she was awarded (jointly with Helmut Willke) the Gottfried-Wilhelm-Leibniz Prize for research, by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft.

Prof. Héritier's research focuses on European policy-making, comparative public policy, European decision making processes, theories of institutional change and deregulation and re-regulation and new modes of governance.  She has been awarded the doctor honoris causa at the Université Catholique de Louvain-La-Neuve. 


Research Interests: Institutions, Governance, Democracy, Competition Policy, Market Regulation 

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Tel. [+39] 055 4685 374 /244

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