Kuhn, T. (2015) Experiencing European Integration. Transnational Lives and European Identity. Oxford: Oxford University Press. (UACES best book award).

Special Issue

Kuhn, T and Nicoli, F. (forthcoming 2020): Collective identities and Integration of Core State Powers. JCMS: Journal of Common Market Studies.

Peer reviewed journal articles

Degen, D. Kuhn, T. , Van der Brug, W. (2018) Granting immigrants access to social benefits? How self-interest influences support for welfare state restrictiveness. Journal of European Social Policy.

Kuhn, T., Solaz, H. and Van Elsas, E. (2018): Practicing what you preach: How Cosmopolitanism promotes Willingness to Redistribute Transnationally. Journal of European Public Policy. 25(12): 1759-1778.

Stoeckel, F. and Kuhn, T. (2018) Mobilizing Citizens for Costly Policies: The Conditional Effect of Elite cues on Support for International redistribution in the European Union. JCMS: Journal of Common Market Studies, 56(2): 446-461.

Lubbers, M., Diehl, C. Kuhn, T. and Larssen, C. (2018) Migrants’ support for Welfare State Spending in Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands. Social Policy and Administration, 52(4): 895-913

Kuhn, T. (2016): The Social Stratification of Transnational Interactions in Europe. A Multilevel Analysis of the International Civics and Citizenship Education Study. European Sociological Review 32(2): 266-279.

Kuhn, T., v. Elsas, E., Hakhverdian, A., and v. d. Brug, W. (2016): An Ever Wider Gap in an Ever Closer Union. Rising Inequalities and Euroscepticism in 12 West European Democracies, 1976-2008. Socio-Economic Review 14(1):27-35. Online appendix     Replication material

Kuhn, T.  and Stoeckel, F. (2014): When European Integration Becomes Costly: The Euro Crisis and Public Support for European Economic Governance. Journal of European Public Policy 21(4): 626-641. (Award for best article published in JEPP in 2014)

Hakhverdian A., v. Elsas, E., v.d. Brug, Wouter and Kuhn, T. (2013): Euroscepticism and Education. A Longitudinal Study of Twelve EU Member States, 1973-2010. European Union Politics 14(3): 552-541.

Kuhn, T. (2012): Why Educational Exchange Programmes miss their Mark: Cross-border Mobility, Education and European Identity. Journal of Common Market Studies 50 (6): 994-1010.

Kuhn, T. (2012): Europa ante Portas: Border Residence, Transnational Interaction and Euroscepticism in Germany and France. European Union Politics 13(1): 94-117.

Kuhn, T. (2011): Individual Transnationalism, Globalisation and Euroscepticism: An Empirical Test of Deutsch's Transactionalist Theory. European Journal of Political Research 50(6):811-837.

Contributions to books

Kuhn T. (2019) Why Adding Duties to European Citizenship Is Likely to Increase the Gap Between Europhiles and Eurosceptics. In: Bauböck R. (eds) Debating European Citizenship. IMISCOE Research Series. Springer, Cham available online before print:

Sarrasin, O., Kuhn, T. and Lancee, B. (2018): What explains increasing Euroscepticism in Switzerland? A longitudinal analysis. In Tillmann, R. Voorpostel, M. and Farrago, P. (eds): Change and Inertia in contemporary Switzerland. Understanding Swiss society over time. Springer.

Brans, L., Kuhn, T. and Van der Meer, T. (2017): Nations, Nationalism and the Nation state. In Van Praag, P. (ed.) Political Science and Changing Politics. Amsterdam University Press, pp. 55-70.

Brans, L., Kuhn, T. and Van der Meer, T. (2017): Naties, nationalisme en natie staat. In Van Praag, P. (ed.) Politicologie en de veranderende politiek. Amsterdam University Press, pp. 59-75

Kuhn, T. (2017): European Identity through European Experiences? In Beck, T. and Underhill, G. (eds): Quo vadis? European Identity, Policy and the Future of the European Union. London: CEPR Press, pp.31-37.

Recchi, E. & Kuhn, T. (2013): Europeans’ Space Sets and the Political Legitimacy of the EU. In Kauppi, N.: A Political Sociology of Transnational Europe. Colchester: ECPR Press.

Kuhn, T., Wolkenstein, F., Perlot, F. & Meyer, S. (2010): Austria. In Gagatek, W., Trechsel, A. & Breuer, F.: The 2009 Elections to the European Parliament: Country Reports. Florence: European Union Democracy Observatory.

Work in Progress

Kuhn, T, Lancee, B. , Sarrasin, O. Educational Differences in Euroscepticism: Utilitarianism, Values acquired at School or Parental Socialization? Revise and Resubmit.

Kuhn, T. and Kamm, A. National vs European Solidarity with Unemployed People in the Sovereign Debt Crisis: Combining Laboratory and Population-based Survey Experiments. Revise and Resubmit.

Kuhn, T. and Pardos-Prado, S. Corruption and Support for Decentralization. Under review.

Kunst, S., Kuhn, T. Van de Werfhorst, H. The relationship between education and euroscepticism re-examined. Under review.

Kuhn, T. Grand Theories of European Integration Revisited: Does Identity shape the course of European integration? Under review

T. Kuhn, F. Nicoli  and F. Vandenbroucke Public support for unemployment risk sharing in the EU: Left vs right or pro vs anti EU? Draft.

Kuhn, T. Nicoli, F and Burgoon, B. Collective Identities, European Solidarity: does identification with Europe determine

preferences towards alternative models of European Unemployment Benefit Schemes? Draft.

Beckhuis, H., Hedegaard, T.F. and Kuhn, T. Immigrants Support for a European Social Policy Integration. In preparation.


Vandenbroucke, F. Burgoon, B., Kuhn, T. Nicoli, F., Sacchi, S., Van Der Duin D., Hegelwald, S.: Crossborder Risk Sharing when Unemployment HIts: How Policy Design Influences Public support For European Unemployment Insurance.

Kuhn, T. (2013): Book review: The Europeanization of national polities? Citizenship and support in a post-enlargement Union (edited by David Sanders, Paolo Bellucci, Gabor Toka and Mariano Torcal). West European Politics.

Favell, A., Recchi, E., Kuhn, T., Jensen, J., Klein, J. (2011) The Europeanisation of Everyday Life: Cross-Border Practices and Transnational Identifications Among EU and Third-Country Citizens. State of the Art Report. EUCROSS Working Paper # 1.

Kuhn, T. (2011): Book review: Ettore Recchi and Adrian Favell (Eds): Pioneers of European Integration. Citizenship and Mobility in the EUEuropean Sociological Review 27(1): 138-140.

Kuhn, T. (2007): European Democracy in the Age of Euroscepticism. EUI Review, Issue on Democracy, Winter 2007.

Kuhn, T. Towards a European Society? The State and Necessity of European Societal Integration. Discussion paper presented at the workshop The European Political Project: From Disintegration to Integration’, Geneva, October 2012.

Pichler, F. Kuhn, T., Hadjar, A., Fülöp, M.  and Boehnke, K. Have Surveys Really Lost in Research on European Identity? A Proposal for A Systematic, Representative, and Comparative Operationalization of European Identity. Paper presented at workshop ‘European Identity in Times of Crisis’, EUI Florence, 06/2012.