mw. dr. T. (Theresa) Kuhn

  • Faculteit der Maatschappij- en Gedragswetenschappen
    Programmagroep: Challenges to Democratic Representation
  • Bezoekadres
    REC BC
    Nieuwe Achtergracht 166  Amsterdam
    Kamernummer: B10.07
  • Postadres:
    Postbus  15578
    1001 NB  Amsterdam

Theresa Kuhn is an Assistant Professor (with tenure) in Political Science at the University of Amsterdam. She is also Head of Studies for the Politics major of the interdisciplinary BA programme PPLE (Politics, Psychology, Law and Economics). Previously, she worked as a postdoctoral research fellow at Nuffield College at the University of Oxford. Theresa Kuhn obtained a PhD from the European University Institute, Florence, in 2011. Her research has been recognzied with a number of prizes, including the UACES best book prize for her book Experiencing European Integration. Transnational Lives and European Identity (Oxford University Press 2015).

Theresa's current project Boundaries of Solidarity, funded by an NWO-Veni Grant, analyses transnational solidarity in the European sovereign debt crisis using laboratory experiments and opinion surveys. In a NORFACE-funded research project, she researches migrants' attitudes and expectations towards the welfare state. 

For further information including publications, teaching and research projects, please visit Theresa's personal website.






  • A. Hakhverdian, E. van Elsas, W. van der Brug & T. Kuhn (2013). Euroscepticism and Education: A Longitudinal Study of Twelve EU Member States, 1973-2010. European Union Politics, 14 (3), 552-541.



  • T. Kuhn (2011). Individual Transnationalism, Globalization and Euroscepticism: An Empirical Test of Deutsch’s Transactionalist Theory. European Journal of Political Research, 50 (6), 811-837.


  • E. Recchi & T. Kuhn (2013). Europeans’ Space-Sets and the Political Legitimacy of the EU. In N. Kauppi (Ed.), A Political Sociology of Transnational Europe (pp. 191-222). Colchester: ECPR Press.


  • T. Kuhn (2016). UACES Prize for the best Book in Contemporary European Studies. Recognition.
  • T. Kuhn (2015). JEPP-Award for best article published in Journal of European Public Policy in 2015 (with Florian Stoeckel). Recognition.
  • T. Kuhn (2012). THESEUS Award for promising research on European integration. Recognition.
  • T. Kuhn (2011). EUI’s Linz-Rokkan prize for the best thesis in political sociology 2011. Recognition.
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