Publications

See also my profiles at google.scholar and researchgate.

Blocking the Bottleneck: Internet Shutdowns and Ownership at Election Times in Sub-Saharan Africa.

2018, International Journal of Communication (with L. Garbe), forthcoming [»].

Democracy Promotion By Functional Cooperation.

2018. T. Schumacher, T. Demmelhuber, and A. Marchetti (eds.) Routledge Handbook of the European Neighbourhood Policy, Routledge (with S. Lavenex) [»].

Democracy Promotion through Functional Cooperation? The Case of the European Neighbourhood Policy

2011, Democratization 18(4): 1026-54 (with S. Lavenex, F. Schimmelfennig, T. Skripka, A. Wetzel) [»].
-> reprinted in: S. Lavenex and F. Schimmelfennig (eds) Democracy Promotion in the EU’s Neighbourhood: From Leverage to Governance? Routledge.

Demokratisierung durch Zusammenarbeit? Funktionale Kooperation mit autoritären Regimen und Sozialisation in demokratischem Regieren [Democratization through cooperation? ... ]

2011, Zeitschrift für Internationale Beziehungen/ German Journal of International Relations 18(1): 5-46 [»].
-> T. Bräuninger (2012) Fruchtbarer Boden oder doch nur Wüste? Eine Replik auf Tina Freyburg [Fertile soil or just a desert? A Reply ], ZIB 19(1): 85-101 [»]
-> T. Freyburg (2012) Wenn die Wüste blüht. Eine Replik auf Thomas Bräuninger [When the desert blooms], ZIB 19(1): 103-120 [»].

Do All Good Things Go Together? Conflicting Objectives in Democracy Promotion.

2013, edited with J. Leininger, S. Grimm. Routledge [»]

EU Democracy Promotion by Functional Cooperation: The European Union and Its Neighbourhood.

2015, co-authored with S. Lavenex, F. Schimmelfennig, T. Skripka, A. Wetzel. Palgrave [»].
-> reviewed by J. Völkel (2016) in Democratization [»].
-> reviewed by M. Troncota (2016) in Europe-Asia Studies [»].

EU Promotion of Democratic Governance in the Neighbourhood.

2009, Journal of European Public Policy 16(6): 916-34 (with S. Lavenex, F. Schimmelfennig, T. Skripka, A. Wetzel) [»].
-> reprinted in: S. Lavenex and F. Schimmelfennig (eds) EU External Governance: Projecting EU Rules beyond Membership. Routledge.

Forecasting Candidate States' Compliance with EU Accession Rules, 2017-2050.

2018, Journal of European Public Policy (with T. Böhmelt), online first [»].
-> LSE EUROPP blog, Euractiv (DE, EN, FR), and various other news outlets that have picked up on it, including Express, Tagesspiegel, and Standard as well as news channels such as BFM Business.

Just an Illusion? Democratization in the International Realm.

2017, Swiss Political Science Review 23(3): 246–252 (with S. Lavenex, F. Schimmelfennig) [»].

Local Actors in the Driver's Seat: Transatlantic Democracy Promotion under Regime Competition in the Arab World.

2015, Democratization 22(3): 496-518 (with S. Richter) [»].
-> reprinted in: N. Babayan and T. Risse (eds) Democracy Promotion and the Challenges of Illiberal Regional Powers. Routledge.

National Identity Matters: The Limited Impact of EU Political Conditionality in the Western Balkans.

2010, Journal of European Public Policy 17(2): 262-80 (with S. Richter) [»].

Neue Wege der externen Demokratieförderung: Demokratisches Regieren in der Europäischen Nachbarschaftspolitik. [Promoting Democratic Governance in the European Neighbourhood: An Innovative Model].

2008.  G. Erdmann and M. Kneuer (eds) Externe Faktoren der Demokratisierung, Nomos: 169-93 (with S. Lavenex, F. Schimmelfennig, T. Skripka, A. Wetzel).


The Two Sides of Functional Cooperation with Authoritarian Regimes: A Multi-level Perspective on the Conflict of Objectives between Political Stability and Democratic Change.

2012, Democratization 19(3): 575-601 [»].
-> reprinted in: J. Leininger, S. Grimm and T. Freyburg (eds) Do All Good Things Go Together? Conflicting Objectives in Democracy Promotion. Routledge.

Transgovernmental Networks as Catalysts for Democratic Change? EU Functional Cooperation with Arab Authoritarian Regimes and Socialization of Involved State Officials into Democratic Governance.

2011, Democratization 18(4): 1001-25 [»].
-> reprinted in: S. Lavenex and F. Schimmelfennig (eds) Democracy Promotion in the EU’s Neighbourhood: From Leverage to Governance? Routledge.
-> reviewed by D. Panchuk and F. Bossuyt (2014) in Democratization [»].