Mareike Kleine is an Associate Professor of EU and International Politics at the London School of Economics. Her research interests include international organization, international political economy, informal governance, the dynamics between domestic politics and international institutions, negotiation theories and normative questions of
Her book Informal Governance in the European Union – How Governments Make International Organizations Work (Cornell University Press 2013) argues that states use informal governance in order to assuage domestic interests that threaten to disrupt their cooperation.
Other work has appeared in journals such as International Theory, Journal of Common Market Studies, Journal of European Public Policy, and the Review of International Organizations.
Mareike has held visiting positions at Princeton University, Harvard University, the Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin, and the University of St. Gallen. She completed both her diploma and her Ph.D. in political science at Freie Universität Berlin (2004 and 2009). Her doctoral thesis won her the Theseus Award for Promising Research on European Integration and theErnst B. Haas Best Dissertation Award of the American Political Science Association.