Malin Stegmann McCallion
Dr Stegmann McCallion’s research interests include multi-level governance, Europeanisation processes, paradiplomacy/sub-state diplomacy, sub-national regionalisation processes, differentiated integration in Europe, and awkward states/awkwardness in European integration. Her research mainly uses Sweden as her case.
Dr Stegmann McCallion recently co-edited a book with Professor Alex Brianson Nordic States and European Integration Awkward Partners in the North? published by Palgrave. Fellow collaborators in this book were Professor Anders Wivel (University of Copenhagen), Professor Stefan Gänzle (University of Agder), Dr Thomas Henökl (University of Agder), Professor Hanna Ojanen (University of Tampere), Professor Tapio Raunio (University of Tampere) and Professor Baldur Thorhallsson (University of Iceland).
Dr Stegmann McCallion lectures on and/or is convenor of the following courses: Europakunskap (EU Studies, distance course); International Politics (distance course), Aspects of Sweden*; the Swedish Welfare State Model*; Introduction to EU Studies*; Further Studies in Political Science*; Sweden and Comparative Politics*; International Politics*; Essay Writing in Politics*; Political Science III; and the Independent Research Project (level III).
(*Campus courses for visiting exchange students – please contact Dr Stegmann McCallion if you have any questions about these courses.)
Dr Stegmann McCallion also supervises students both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
Former PhD student:
Magnus Lindh Regionen och EU? Uppfattningar och attityder till EU-relaterade frågor i Västsverige
Former Licentiate students:
Peter Wall EU-undervisning. En jämförelse av undervisning om politik på nationell och europeisk nivå
Christina Odenstad Prov och bedömning i Samhällskunskap. Olika aspekter av skriftliga prov och deras function
Dr Stegmann McCallion is engaged in collaborative research and various networks that provide an international context to her work. She utilises this aspect of her work in both teaching and research perspectives.
Her active research collaborations are with the UACES CRN on Differentiated Integration in the EU after Brexit led by Dr Benjamin Leruth (University of Canberra) and Dr Stefan Gänzle (University of Agder), and also with the colleagues mentioned above. Additionally, she works closely with fellow academics across Europe and indeed in other areas of the world exploring future possible projects that will incorporate her research and provide an international context to her work this building relevance and reputation.
Karlstad University has a longstanding student exchange partnership with Laikipia University, Kenya, and it is Dr Stegmann McCallion who leads this collaboration at Karlstad University. Please contact her if you want to know more about this collaboration and have questions about a student exchange.
Before joining Political Science, Karlstad University Dr Stegmann McCallion was a Research Fellow at Department of International Politics, Aberystwyth University, Wales (2007-2008). At the Department of Politics and International Relations Dr Stegmann McCallion was working on a research project Paradiplomacy in Post-Devolution Wales together with Dr Elin Royles and Professor Richard Wyn Jones.
Dr Stegmann McCallion has worked as a College Lecturer at School of Politics and International Relations, University College Dublin, Ireland (2005-2007) and as Junior Lecturer at the Department of Politics and Public Administration, Limerick University, Ireland (2005).
Dr Stegmann McCallion undertook her doctoral studies at the Institute of Governance, Public Policy and Social Research, Queen’s University, Belfast, Northern Ireland (2001-2004). Her PhD thesis was titled ‘EU’ropeanisation: Challenges to Regional Administrative Structure and Regional Policy in Sweden.