Dr. Valerie D'Erman

Dr. Valerie D'Erman
Political Science
Office: DTB A348

PhD (Oklahoma)

Area of expertise

Comparative political economy

Dr. D'Erman teaches courses in European politics. Her research interests include comparative political economy, European Integration Theory, International Relations, and Security Communities.

Valerie D'Erman has been an instructor in the Department of Political Science since 2010. She has taught courses related to European Integration, International Relations, and Comparative Politics, as well as co-taught the department’s 103 World of Politics course. 

Valerie's research interests include comparative political economy, theories of European integration, international relations, and European political parties.

She has published in numerous academic journals and has contributed to edited volumes with Ashgate Press (2010) and University of Toronto Press (2018).

  •     Comparative Political Economy
  •     European Integration Theory
  •     International Relations

Valerie D'Erman teaches courses in European Politics

Teaching 2022-23

Fall 2022:

Spring 2023:

Previously taught:

  • POLI 103 - The Worlds of Politics
  • POLI 211 - European Integration and the European Union
  • POLI 240 - International Politics
  • POLI 311 - Governments and Politics in Europe
  • POLI 349 - Issues in International Politics: "The Political Economies of Welfare States"
  • POLI 414 - European Integration and the European Union

Journal articles

D’Erman, Valerie, and Amy Verdun (2022). "An Introduction: 'Macroeconomic Policy Coordination and Domestic Politics: Policy Coordination in the EU from the European Semester to the Covid-19 Crisis'." Journal of Common Market Studies, Vol. 60, No. 1, pp. 3-20. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/jcms.13276

D’Erman, Valerie, Daniel Schulz, Amy Verdun, and Dennis Zagermann (2022). "The European Semester in the North and in the South: Domestic Politics and the Salience of EU-induced Wage Reform in Different Growth Models." Journal of Common Market Studies, Vol. 60, No. 1, pp. 21-39. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/jcms.13274

D’Erman, Valerie (2021). "Competing Logics of Integration: EU Trade Post-Brexit." International Studies, Vol. 58, No. 2, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/00208817211004692

Wender, Andrew, and Valerie D’Erman (2021). "A Compass During the Storm: Offering Students Critical Rigor for Polarizing Times." PS: Political Science. First View, pp. 1-5: DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S1049096521000457

D’Erman, Valerie (2020). "Mixed Competences and 'Second Generation' Trade Agreements: A Consideration of EU Disintegration." Political Research Exchange, Vol. 2, No.1, DOI: 10.1080/2474736X.2020.1806003

D’Erman, Valerie, Paul Schure, and Amy Verdun (2020). "Introduction to 'Economic and Financial Governance in the European Union after a decade of Economic and Political Crises.'", Journal of Economic Policy Reform, Vol.23, No.1: 267-272, DOI: 10.1080/17487870.2020.1762599

Haas, Jörg, Valerie D'Erman, Daniel Schulz, and Amy Verdun (2020). "Economic and Fiscal Policy Coordination after the Crisis: is the European Semester Promoting More or Less State Intervention?" Journal of European Integration, Vol. 42, No. 3: 327-344.

D'Erman, Valerie, Jörg Haas, Daniel Schulz, and Amy Verdun. (2019). "Measuring Economic Reform Recommendations under the European Semester: 'One Size Fits All' or Tailoring to Member States?" Journal for Contemporary European Research, Vol.15, No.2: 231-252. https://doi.org/10.30950/jcer.v14i3.883

Marcy, Richard T. and Valerie J. D’Erman. (2019). "The European 'New Right' as Radical Social Innovation." Journal for the Study of Radicalism, Vol.13, No.2: 65-90.

D'Erman, Valerie J. and Amy Verdun. (April 2018). "Introduction: Integration through Crises." Review of Russian and European Affairs. DOI: https://doi.org/10.22215/rera.v12i1

D'Erman, Valerie J. (2018). "The EU’s Realist Power: Public Procurement and CETA Negotiations with Canada." Journal of International Relations and Development, Vol. 23: 1-23. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1057/s41268-018-0135-3

D’Erman, Valerie J. (2016). “Comparative Intergovernmental Politics: CETA Negotiations between Canada and the EU.” Politics and Governance, Vol.4, No.2: 90-99.

Grillot, Suzette R., Rebecca J. Cruise and Valerie D’Erman (2010). “Developing Security Community in the Western Balkans: The role of the EU and NATO.” International Politics, 47(1): 62-90.

Grillot, Suzette R., Rebecca J. Cruise and Valerie D’Erman (2009). “National and Global Efforts to Enhance Containerized Freight Security.” Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, 6(1): Article 51.

Book chapters

D’Erman, Valerie (forthcoming in 2022). "Public Procurement." In N. Neuwahl and A. Verdun (Eds.), Post-Brexit EU Foreign Policy (Chapter 10). Routledge Publishing.

Verdun, Amy, and Valerie D'Erman (2020). "Two Decades of Change in Europe: Social Policymaking in the EU After Crisis." In B. Vanhercke, D. Ghailani, and S. Slasova, and with P. Pochet (Eds.), Social policy in the European Union 1999-2019: the long and winding road (Chapter 2). European Social Observatory. Available at https://www.etui.org/Publications2/Books/Social-policy-in-the-European-Union-1999-2019-the-long-and-winding-road

D'Erman, Valerie J. (2018). "European External Trade Policy." In E. Brunet-Jailly, A. Hurrelmann, and A. Verdun (Eds.), European Union Governance and Policy-Making: A Canadian Perspective. Toronto: University of Toronto Press (pp. 276-294).

Grillot, Suzette R. and Rebecca J. Cruise, with Valerie D’Erman (2010). Protecting Our Ports: Domestic and International Politics of Containerized Freight Security. Surrey, UK: Ashgate Publishing Ltd. Third author on book with lesser contributions than other two authors.

Edited special journal issues

Journal of Common Market Studies. (2022). Special Issue edited by Amy Verdun and Valerie D’Erman. "Macroeconomic Policy Coordination and Domestic Politics: The Politics of Policy Coordination in the EU from the European Semester to the Covid-19 crisis." Vol. 60, Issue 1, pp. 1-226. https://doi.org/10.1111/jcms.13219

Journal of Economic Policy Reform. (2020). Special Issue edited by Valerie D’Erman, Paul Schure, and Amy Verdun. "Economic and Financial Governance in the European Union after a Decade of Economic and Political Crises." Vol. 23, Issue 3. ISSN: 1748-7870.

Review of European and Russian Affairs. 2018. Special Issue edited by Valerie D'Erman and Amy Verdun on "The Quadruple Crises of the EU and their Impact on European Integration". https://ojs.library.carleton.ca/index.php/rera/issue/view/89