David Howarth has been a Full Professor at the University of Luxembourg since 2012. He was previously a Jean Monnet Chair at the University of Edinburgh where he also ran its Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence. Professor Howarth is a founding member of the University of Luxembourg’s Robert Schuman Initiative, since 2016 a leading interdisciplinary research group for the study of European Union affairs and recognized and funded twice by the EU Commission as a Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence (2015-18; 2018-22). Professor Howarth was (from 2015-2022) one of three editors of the Routledge / UACES book series on Contemporary European Studies, one of the leading series focused on European Union affairs.
His research areas are:
The political economy of European integration (and specifically Economic and Monetary Union and Banking Union)
European Union / euro area economic governance
The comparative political economy of financial (and notably banking) systems
International, European Union and national financial (and notably banking) regulation
The politics and political economy of international capital liberalisation