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Hans Michelmann Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus

Political Studies professor emeritus

About me

Professional Activities

  • 1983-1997: Editor, Journal of European Integration / Revue d’intégration européenne
  • 1997-2006: Associate Editor, Journal of European Integration
  • 2007-2012: Member, editorial advisory board, Asia Europe Journal
  • 2002-2011: Member of the Board of the Canadian Political Science Association, 
  • 1996-2001: Member of the Board of the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences
  • 1983-2002: Director General, Canadian Council for European Affairs
  • Member of numerous adjudication committees for the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
  • Presentation of numerous papers and lectures in Canada, the United States, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, Australia, South Africa, India, Russia and Brazil
  • 1994-2008: Corresponding Member, Bayerische Amerika Akademie
  • 2002-2010: Vice-President, European Community Studies Association, Canada
  • 1994-2000: University of Saskatchewan Representative, Social Science Federation of Canada
  • Academic Convenor, 2007 Congress of the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences
  • 2004-2007: Negotiator of student exchange agreements with universities in Germany, France, the Republic of South Africa and Australia. 
  • Listed in Canadian Who's Who


Author, editor or co-editor of 12 books; book chapters and journal articles on European Integration; Public bureaucracies; International Relations in Federal Countries; German, British and Canadian government and politics; International Trade; International Cities; and Public Policy

Teaching & Supervision

Teaching: Political Sociology, European Politics, European Integration, Canadian Government, Comparative Public Policy and Government Bureaucracy, Canadian Public Administration, Politics in Multicultural Societies, Globalization, Politics of International Trade, Research Design and Methods in Political Studies.

Supervised and served on thesis committees of Master’s students; member of dissertation committees


Foreign Relations in Federal Countries, Federalism, and Public Policy

Education & Training

  • B.A. (honors)-University of Alberta
  • Ph.D. –Indiana University