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Charlotte Galpin, Dr

University of Birmingham, Political Science and International Studies

Areas of Expertise

Country of residence

United Kingdom

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Research Discipline

Politics & International Relations


Charlotte Galpin has provided analysis of EU, German and British politics for a number of news outlets, including BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio West Midlands, Associated Press, Deutsche Welle, NBC-EuroNews, the New York Times, Business Insider UK, the i newspaper and the Huffington Post.

Language Skills

  • English
  • German (fluent)
  • French (intermediate)
  • Polish (basic)


Charlotte Galpin is Lecturer in German and European Politics in the Department of Political Science and International Studies at the University of Birmingham. Her research is concerned with European identities, EU citizenship, Euroscepticism and the European public sphere. Her monograph, The Euro Crisis and European Identities: Political and Media Discourse in Germany, Ireland and Poland, was published with Palgrave Macmillan in 2017. Other recent publications include 'Marching for Europe? Enacting European citizenship as justice during Brexit', (co-authored with Hans-Joerg Trenz and Verena Braendle) in Citizenship Studies (2018), 'Converging towards Euroscepticism? Negativity in news coverage during the 2014 European Parliament elections in Germany and the UK' (co-authored with Hans-Jörg Trenz) in European Politics and Society (2018), and ''Brexit' in transnational perspective: an analysis of newspapers in France, Germany and the Netherlands' (co-authored with Patrick Bijsmans and Benjamin Leruth) in Comparative European Politics (2018).