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Sophie Meunier


Sophie Meunier is a Research Scholar in Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. She is the author of Trading Voices: The European Union in International Commercial Negotiations (Princeton University Press, August 2005) and its French adaptation, L'Union fait la force: l'Europe dans les negociations commerciales internationales (Presses de Sciences Po, December 2005). She is the co-author of The French Challenge: Adapting to Globalization (with Philip Gordon, Brookings Institution Press, December 2001) and its French adaptation Le Nouveau defi francais: la France face a la mondialisation, winner of the 2002 France-Ameriques book award. She is also the editor of Making History: European Integration and Institutional Change at Fifty (Oxford University Press, with Kathleen McNamara, forthcoming in April 2007).

Dr. Meunier has published many articles on the European Union, the politics of international trade, globalization, and French politics in journals such as International Organization, Foreign Affairs, and Foreign Policy. Her current research focuses on anti-Americanism in France, the complex links between Europeanization and globalization, and the nesting/overlapping of international institutions. She is currently writing a book manuscript on the politics of French anti-Americanism and another book on the paradox of "managed globalization."

Sophie Meunier is an elected member of the Executive Committee of the European Union Studies Association (2003-2007) and Secretary of this association. She is an elected Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations (2004-2009). She is the chair of the Council of European Studies' thematic network on globalization and is a member of the Advisory Board of the journal French Politics. Meunier contributes frequently to the French media. BA Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris 1989, Ph.D. MIT 1998.