Bulmer, Simon

Simon Bulmer

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Simon Bulmer took an undergraduate degree in European Studies at Loughborough University (1972-75), a Masters in European Politics at Hull (1975-6), and then took his PhD at the London School of Economics on European Policy-Making in the Federal Republic of Germany. He was lecturer in the Department of Economics, Heriot-Watt University (1979-83), in European Studies at UMIST (1983-9) and then joined the Department of Government at the University of Manchester, where he was promoted to a professorship in 1995 and was Head of Department 2001-4. He was awarded a Jean Monnet ad personam professorship in 1999.

His principal research interests are European Union-member state relations (especially Germany and the UK); German politics, EU governance; and new/historical institutionalism.