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kaa40@cam.ac.uk

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Room: T16

Tel: 01223 330096

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Room: L1 Cloister Court

Tel: 01223 338815

LLB (Glas), LLM (Toronto), Ph.D (Glas)
Professor of European Law

CV / Biography

Kenneth Armstrong was elected to the Professorship of European law in September 2013. The Chair was previously held by Sir Alan Dashwood. Before joining the Faculty, Kenneth was Professor of EU law at Queen Mary, University of London. He has also held positions at Keele University and the University of Manchester. He has held visiting positions at Edinburgh University, the European University Institute and at New York University School of Law. He is a Fellow of Sidney Sussex College.

He is editor in chief of the Cambridge Yearbook of European Legal Studies.

Kenneth has written extensively in the field of European Union law and policy, with a particular focus on the evolving governance and institutional structures of the EU. His book Governing Social Inclusion: Europeanization through Policy Coordination was published by Oxford University Press in 2010 and won the 2011 UACES Best Book Prize. His book Brexit Time: Leaving the EU - Why, How and When? was published by Cambridge University Press in 2017. He writes a blog at brexittime.com

Kenneth has been awarded a Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship to analyse the dynamics of regulatory alignment and divergence after Brexit. The project will run from 2018-21.

Publications

 

Books

"Brexit Time: Leaving the EU - Why, How and When?" (Cambridge University Press)

Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
ISBN:
978-1-108-40127-2
Published Mar 2018

"Governing Social Inclusion: Europeanization through Policy Coordination" (Oxford University Press)

Editor's Name:
9780199278374
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Published Aug 2010

Articles

"After EU Membership: the United Kingdom in Transition" (2019) EJLS (Special Issue) 59-86

Citation:
(2019) EJLS (Special Issue) 59-86
DOI:
10.2924/EJLS.2019.003
Published: Oct 2019

"Regulatory Alignment and Divergence after Brexit" (2018) 25(8) Journal of European Public Policy 1099-1117

Citation:
(2018) 25(8) Journal of European Public Policy 1099-1117
DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1080/13501763.2018.1467956
Published: Apr 2018

"An Independent Scotland in the European Union: Pathways, Pitfalls and Legal Perspectives" (2014) 3(1) Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law 181-95

Citation:
(2014) 3(1) Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law 181-95
Published: Jun 2014

"After "Ever Closer Union": Negotiating Withdrawal, Secession, and Accession" (2014) 37 Fordham Int’l L.J. Online 119

Citation:
(2014) 37 Fordham Int’l L.J. Online 119
Published: Jun 2014

"The New Governance of EU Fiscal Discipline" [2013] 38(5) ELRev 601-617

Citation:
[2013] 38(5) ELRev 601-617
Published: Oct 2013

"EU Social Policy and the Governance Architecture of Europe 2020" [2012] 18(3) Transfer: European Review of Labour and Research 285-300

Citation:
[2012] 18(3) Transfer: European Review of Labour and Research 285-300
Published: Aug 2012

"The Character of EU Law and Governance: From 'Community method' to New Modes of Governance" [2011] 64 Current Legal Problems 179-214

Citation:
[2011] 64 Current Legal Problems 179-214
Published: Sep 2011

Book Chapters

"The Open Method of Coordination - Obstinate or Obsolete?", Oxford Principles of European Union Law (Oxford University Press )

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
ISBN 13:
9780199533770
Published Mar 2018

"Differentiated Economic Governance and the Reshaping of Dominium Law" in Maurice Adams, Federico Fabbrini, Pierre Larouche, The Constitutionalization of European Budgetary Constraints (Hart Publishing), pp. 63-83

Publisher:
Hart Publishing
Pages:
63-83
Co-Author/s:
Maurice Adams, Federico Fabbrini, Pierre Larouche
Published Apr 2014

"New Governance in the European Union: an Empirical and Conceptual Critique" in Gráinne de Búrca, Claire Kilpatrick and Joanne Scott, Critical Legal Perspectives on Global Governance: Liber Amicorum David M. Trubek (Hart Publishing) (Ed)

Publisher:
Hart Publishing
Co-Author/s:
Gráinne de Búrca, Claire Kilpatrick and Joanne Scott
Published Nov 2013

"The Lisbon Agenda and Europe 2020: from the Governance of Coordination to the Coordination of Governance" in Paul Copeland and Dimitris Papadimitriou, The EU's Lisbon Strategy: Evaluating Success, Understanding Failure (Palgrave Macmillan) (Ed), pp. 208-28

Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Pages:
208-28
Co-Author/s:
Paul Copeland and Dimitris Papadimitriou
Published Oct 2012