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Cleo Davies

Cleo Davies
Name
Cleo Davies
Title
Organisation
Politics and International Relations School of Social and Political Science University of Edinburgh
Address
Edinburgh UK EH8 9LD
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Research Interests
International Organisations, European studies, The politics of financial market supervision and regulation, International Political Economy
URL
http://www.sps.ed.ac.uk/gradschool/community_and_representation/research_student_profiles/politics_and_ir/cleo_davies

PhD Title

Understanding organizational action in the European Commission: The European Union's supervisory response to the financial crisis

Supervisors 

Prof. Christina Boswell and Dr. Iain Hardie 

Research project

My research is an analysis of the decision-making process that led to the creation of the three European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) of financial activities after the 2007 financial crisis in the European Union. I adopt an institutional approach with the goal of exploring the use of symbolic mechanisms in the decision-making process for legitimation purposes.

Qualification

2 year Master’s Degree in European and International Studies, Institute for European Studies, University Paris Vincennes - Paris 8, First class honors

Degree in History, University Denis Diderot Paris 7 and Humboldt University in Berlin, 2:1

Awards

2016-2018; Politics and International Relations Career Development PhD Scholarship 

Teaching and Research Activities 

  • Research Assistant, What Works Scotland, University of Edinburgh (start date: July 2016)

  • Research Assistant for Dr. Carmen Gebhard, University of Edinburgh (June 2016)

  • Tutor on first year undergraduate course: Science and Society 1B: Nature & Environment, University of Edinburgh, School of Social and Political Science, Science and Technology Department (Spring semester 2016)

Relevant work Experience 

Before starting a PhD at Edinburgh University, I worked in Politics and policy making at European level for five and a half years, first as a political advisor in a European political group and then as a policy officer representing local and regional authorities at European level. 

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