Christian Freudlsperger is a postdoctoral researcher at the Hertie School and research coordinator at the Jacques Delors Centre. He holds degrees from the Berlin Graduate School for Transnational Studies, Sciences Po and Ludwig Maximilians University. He was also a visiting researcher at the European University Institute and the University of Ottawa.
Christian is particularly interested in comparative federalism's contribution to EU studies. His doctoral research explored the role of sub-federal actors in international trade liberalisation and was published as a monograph with Oxford University Press, two articles with the Journal of European Public Policy and one with Regional and Federal Studies. Christian is now working on territorial diversity in the EU and other multilevel polities, with a book chapter forthcoming with Oxford University Press.
In addition, Christian researches the post-Maastricht development of German EU policy, published in an article with the Journal of Common Market Studies and in a special issue with the Journal of European Integration (jointly edited with Markus Jachtenfuchs).