Julie Smith

Dr Julie Smith (Baroness Smith of Newnham) is Director of the European Centre in the POLIS Department, Cambridge University and a Fellow of Robinson College. Her research interests focus on the history and politics of the European Union and the UK’s relations with the EU. She is a co-editor of the ‘Palgrave Handbook on National Parliaments and the European Union’ and her monograph ‘The United Kingdom’s Journeys into and out of the European Union: Destination Unknown’ will be published by Routledge in March. She sits as a Liberal Democrat member of the House of Lords, where she takes a particular interest in European and Defence matters, and is a member of the International Relations Committee.

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