Andrew Geddes

Professor and Director of the MPC
  • Phone: +39 055 4685 785
  • Andrew Geddes is Director of the Migration Policy Centre and holds a Chair in Migration Studies. Prior to joining EUI he was a Professor of Politics at the University of Sheffield, UK. For the period 2014-19 Andrew has been awarded an Advanced Investigator Grant by the European Research Council for a project on the drivers of global migration governance (see www.migrationgovernance.org) for further details.

    Recent publications include The Politics of Migration and Immigration in Europe (London: Sage, co-authored with Peter Scholten); In the shadow of fortress Europe? Impacts of European migration governance on Slovenia, Croatia and Macedonia, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies (2015 co-authored with Andrew Taylor); Those Who Knock on Europe’s Door Must Repent? Bilateral Border Disputes and EU Enlargement, Political Studies (2015 with Andrew Taylor); The EU and South East Europe: The Dynamics of Europeanisation and Multi-Level Governance (Routledge, with Andrew Taylor and Charles Lees). A full list of his publications can be found here.

    His current research focuses on inter and intra-regional comparison of migration governance with a focus on Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America and South America.

    Research topics: Migration policy and politics, regional migration governance, global migration governance.
    Geographic areas: Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America and South America.
    ORCID ID: orcid.org/0000-0002-0193-2163

    Books
  • Geddes, Andrew, Vera Espinoza, Marcia, Hadj-Abdou, Leila and Brumat, Leiza, (eds). (Forthcoming). The Dynamics of Regional Migration Governance. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.
  • A. Geddes and P. Scholten (2016) The Politics of Migration and Immigration in Europe, 2nd edition, London: Sage.
  • A. Geddes and J. Tonge (eds) (2015) Britain Votes 2015, Oxford: Oxford University Press, published also as a special edition of the journal Parliamentary Affairs.
  • A. Taylor, A. Geddes and C. Lees (2012) The European Union and South East Europe: The Dynamics of Multi-Level Governance and Europeanisation, London: Routledge, xii + 239.
  • A. Geddes (2012), Britain and the European Union, London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2nd edition, pp. 304.
  • A. Geddes (ed.) (2011), International Migration, Sage Library of International Relations, London: Sage, 4 volume set, pp. 1528.
  • C. Boswell and A. Geddes (2011), Migration and Mobility in the European Union, London: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. xiv + 272.
  • A. Geddes and J. Tonge (eds.) (2010) Britain Votes 2010, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. xvi + 320.
  • A. Geddes (2008) Immigration and European Integration: Beyond Fortress Europe?, second edition, Manchester: Manchester University Press, pp. xii + 217.
  • D. Kavanagh, D. Richards, M. Smith and A. Geddes (2006) British Politics, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. xxxi + 697.
  • A. Geddes and J. Tonge (eds.) (2005) Britain Decides: The 2005 General Election, London: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. xv + 311.
  • A. Geddes (2003) The EU and British Politics, London: Palgrave, pp. xv + 252.
  • A. Geddes (2003) The Politics of Migration and Immigration in Europe, London: Sage, pp. xii + 220.
  • A. Geddes and Jonathan Tonge (eds.) (2002) Labour’s Second Landslide. The 2002 British General Election, Manchester: Manchester University Press, pp. xiv + 272.
  • M. Bommes and A. Geddes (eds.) (2000) Immigration and Welfare: Challenging the Borders of the Welfare State, London: Routledge, pp. xii + 279.
  • A. Geddes (2000) Immigration and European Integration: Towards Fortress Europe?, Manchester: Manchester University Press, pp. x + 196.
  • A. Geddes and A. Favell (1999) The Politics of Belonging: Migrants and Minorities in Contemporary Europe, Aldershot: ICCR: Ashgate, pp. 227.
  • A. Geddes (1998) Britain in the European Union [2nd edit], Manchester: Baseline Books.
  • A. Geddes and J. Tonge (eds.) (1997) Labour’s Landslide. The 1997 British General Election, Manchester University Press.
  • A. Geddes (1995) The Politics of Immigration and Race, Manchester: Baseline Books.
  • A. Geddes Britain in the European Community (1993), Manchester: Baseline Books.

  • Refereed journal articles
  • A. Geddes, (2018) ‘The politics of European Union migration governance’, Journal of Common Market Studies, ahead of print.
  • J. Dennison and A. Geddes (2018) ‘Brexit and the perils of ‘Europeanised' migration’, Journal of European Public Policy, ahead of print.
  • A. Geddes, and L. Hadj-Abdou (2018) ‘Changing the path? EU migration governance after the “Arab spring”’, Mediterranean Politics, 23(1): 142-160.
  • A. Geddes and P. Scholten (2015) ‘Policy analysis and Europeanization: An analysis of EU migrant integration policymaking’,Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis: Research and Practice, 17(1): 41-59.
  • A. Geddes and A. Taylor (2015) ‘Those who knock on Europe’s door must repent? Bilateral border disputes, domestic mobilisation and EU enlargement’, Political Studies, 64(4): 930-47.
  • A. Geddes and A. Taylor (2015) ‘In the shadow of fortress Europe? Impacts of European migration governance on Slovenia, Croatia and Macedonia’, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies: 42(4): 587-605.
  • W. N. Adger, N. Arnell, R. Black, S. Dercon, A. Geddes and D. S. Thomas (2015) ‘Focus on environmental risks and migration: causes and consequences’, Environmental Research Letters, 10(6), 060201.
  • A. Geddes and P. Scholten (2015) ‘Policy Analysis and Europeanization: An analysis of EU migrant integration policymaking’,Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis: Research and Practice, 17(1), 41-59.
  • A. Geddes (2015) ‘Temporary and circular migration in the construction of European migration governance’, Cambridge Review of International Affairs, (ahead-of-print): 1-18.
  • A. Geddes and A. Niemann (2015) ‘Introduction: conceptualizing EU policy on labour migration’, Cambridge Review of International Affairs, 28(4): 523-535.
  • A. Geddes and J. Tonge (2015) ‘Introduction: Single Party Government in a Fragmented System’, Parliamentary Affairs, 68(suppl 1): 1-4.
  • J. Tonge and A. Geddes (2015) ‘Conclusions: Economic Narratives and Party Leaders’, Parliamentary Affairs, 68(suppl 1), 255-262.
  • A. Geddes (2015) ‘Citizenship and the Practice of Governance in South-East Europe’, European Politics and Society, 16(3): 447-454.
  • A. Geddes (2015) ‘Governing migration from a distance: interactions between climate, migration, and security in the South Mediterranean’, European Security, 24(3), 473-490.
  • D. Acosta and A. Geddes (2014) ‘Transnational Diffusion or Different Models? Regional Approaches to Migration Governance in the European Union and MERCOSUR’, European Journal of Migration and Law, 16(1): 19-44.
  • A. Geddes (2014) ‘The EU, UKIP and the Politics of Immigration in Britain’, The Political Quarterly, 85(3): 289-295.
  • D. Acosta and A. Geddes (2013) ‘The development, application and implications of an EU rule of law in the area of migration policy’, Journal of Common Market Studies, 51(2): 179-93.
  • A. Geddes and A. Taylor (2013) ‘Why, how and with what effects EU capacity bargains strengthen states: the case of migration and border security in South East Europe’, West European Politics, 36(1): pp.51-70.
  • A. Geddes, W. N. Adger, N. Arnell, R. Black, D. Thomas (2012) ‘Migration, environmental change and the challenges of governance’’, Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, 30(6): pp.951-67.
  • A. Geddes and W. Somerville (2012), ‘Migration and environmental change in international governance: the case of the European Union’, Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, 30(6): pp.1015-28.
  • A. Geddes and A. Jordan (2012) ‘Migration as adaptation? Migration and environmental governance in the European Union’, Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, 30(6): pp. 1029-44.
  • R. Black, N. Adger, N. Arnell, S. Dercon, A. Geddes and D. Thomas (2012) ‘Migration, immobility and displacement outcomes following extreme events’, Environmental Science and Policy, 27, S1: pp. S27-S43.
  • R. Black, N. Adger, N. Arnell, S. Dercon, A. Geddes and D. Thomas (2011), ‘The effects of environmental change on human migration’, Global Environmental Change, 21 S1, pp. S3-S11.
  • M. Smith, D. Richards, A. Geddes and H. Mathers (2011) ‘Analysing policy delivery in the United Kingdom: the cases of street crime and anti-social behaviour’, Public Administration, 89 (3), pp. 975-1000.
  • C. Boswell, A. Geddes and P. Scholten (2011) ‘The role of narratives in migration policy-making: a research framework’, British Journal of Politics and International Relations, 13 (1), pp. 1-11.
  • A. Balch and A. Geddes (2011) ‘Opportunity from crisis: organisational responses to human trafficking in the UK, British Journal of Politics and International relations, 13 (1), pp. 26-41.
  • A. Geddes (2008) ‘Il rombo dei cannoni? Immigration and the centre-right in Italy 2001-6’, Journal of European Public Policy, 15 (3), 349-66.
  • P. Statham and A. Geddes (2006) ‘Elites and Organized Publics: Who Drives British Immigration Politics and in Which Direction?’, West European Politics, 29 (2), 248-69.
  • A. Geddes (2005) ‘Chronicle of a crisis foretold: The politics of irregular migration, human trafficking and people smuggling in the UK’, British Journal of Politics and International Relations, Volume 7, Number 3, 324-339.
  • A. Geddes (2005) ‘Getting the best of both worlds: Britain, the EU and migration policy’, International Affairs, Volume 81, Number 4, 723-740.
  • A. Geddes (2005) ‘Europeanisation goes south: The external dimension of EU migration and asylum policy’, Zeitschrift für Staats- und Europawissenschaften/ Journal for Comparative Government and European Policy, 3, (2), 275-293.
  • A. Geddes (2005) ‘Europe’s border relationships and international migration relations’, Journal of Common Market Studies, 43 (4), 787-806.
  • A. Geddes and V. Guiraudon (2004) ‘Anti-discrimination Policy: The Emergence of a EU Policy Paradigm Amidst Contrasted National Models, West European Politics, 27(2), pp. 334-53.
  • A. Geddes (2001) ‘The Europeanisation of immigration and asylum’, Swiss Review of Political Science, Vol. 7, No. 3, Autumn 2001.
  • A. Geddes (2001) ‘International Migration and State Sovereignty in an Integrating Europe’, International Migration, 39(6), pp. 21-42.
  • S. Saggar and A. Geddes (2000) ‘Negative and positive racialisation: re-examining ethnic minority political representation in the UK’, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Vol. 26, No. 1.
  • A. Geddes (2000) ‘Lobbying for migrant inclusion in the EU: new opportunities for transnational advocacy?’, Journal of European Public Policy, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp.632-49.
  • S. Fielding and A. Geddes (1998) ‘The British Labour Party and “Ethnic Entryism”: Participation, Integration and the Party Context’, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Vol 24, No 1, pp.57-72.
  • A. Geddes (1998) ‘Representing “Migrant’s Interests” in the European Union’, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Vol. 24, No. 4, pp. 695-714.
  • A. Geddes (1998) ‘Race Related Political Participation and Representation in the UK’, Revue Européene des Migrations Internationales, Vol. 14, No. 2, pp. 33-50.
  • A. Geddes (1995) 'Immigrant and Ethnic Minorities and the European Union’s “Democratic Deficit”’, Journal of Common Market Studies, 21(4).
  • A. Aghrout and A. Geddes (1995) ‘The Maghreb and the European Union: From Development Cooperation to Partnership?’, International Politics, 33, pp.227-243.
  • A. Geddes (1993) ‘Asian and Afro-Caribbean Representation in Elected Local Government in England and Wales’, New Community, 20(1), pp.43-57.
  • A. Geddes (1993) ‘The “Logic” of Positive Action? Ethnic Minorities after the 1992 General Election’, Party Politics, Vol 1, No 2, pp.275-285.
  • A. Geddes and Peter Lawrence (1992) ‘Service Sector Development in the Netherlands: A Vision of the Post-Industrial Future?’, The Service Industries Journal, Vol 12, No 1, pp.44-59
  • A. Geddes (1991) ‘The Quest for Institutional Autonomy in the Dutch Higher Education Sector’, Higher Education, No 20, pp.1-10.

  • Research and policy reports
  • C. Zuccotti, A. Geddes, A. Bacchi, M. Nori and R. Stojanov, R. (2018). Rural Migration in Tunisia: Drivers and patterns of rural youth migration and its impact on food security and rural livelihoods in Tunisia, Rome: FAO.
  • A. Geddes (2009) Migration as Foreign Policy: The External Dimension of EU Action on Migration and Asylum, Swedish Institute for European Policy Studies, 2-2009, pp. 61.
  • A. Geddes, S. Scott and K. Nielsen (2008), Annual Evaluation, Gangmasters Licensing Authority, November.
  • A. Geddes (2008), Migrants workers in UK food processing, report commissioned by the UK Migration Advisory Committee, published in September.
  • A. Geddes, S. Scott and K. Nielsen (2007), Baseline Review, Gangmasters Licensing Authority, September.
  • A. Geddes (2007), European Migrant Integration Index, British Council/Migration Policy Group.

  • Book chapters
  • Geddes (2017) 'The governance of migration in Europe: towards fragmentation?', in A, Triandafyllidou, Handbook of Migration and Globalisation, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.
  • Geddes and L. Hadj-Abdou (2016) 'An unstable equilibrium? Freedom of movement and the welfare state in the European Union', in G. Freeman and N. Mirilovic, Handbook of Migration and Social Policy, London: Edward Elgar.
  • Geddes (2016) 'Britain and the European Union: Renegotiation, referendum and beyond', in P. Cowley, C. Hay and R. Heffernan (eds), Developments in British Politics 10, London: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Geddes and O. Korneev (2015) 'The state and the regulation of migration', in L. Talani and S. McMahon (eds), Handbook of the International Political Economy of Migration, London: Edward Elgar.
  • Geddes (2014) 'The European Union', in J. Hollifield, P.Orrenius and P. Martin (eds), Controlling Immigration: A Global Perspective, Stanford: Stanford University Press: 433-451.
  • Geddes (2014) 'Migration in European governance: the constitution of a transgovernmental policy field', in N. Phillips and T. Payne (eds), Handbook of the International Political Economy of Governance, Cheltenham: Edwar Elgar, pp.395-413.
  • Geddes (2012) 'Regions and regionalism', in M. Rosenblum and D. Tichenor (eds), The Oxford Handbook of the Politics of International Migration, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 573-93.
  • Geddes (2012) 'Security interests: Judicial and Police Co-operation', in J. Peterson and M. Shackleton, The Institutions of the European Union, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Geddes and J. Money (2011) 'Mobility in the European Union', in R. Hansen, J. Kobler and J. Money (eds.), Migration, Nation States and International Cooperation, London: Routledge, pp.31-43.
  • Geddes (2011) 'The European Union's extra-territorial immigration control and international migration relations', in R. Hansen, J. Kobler and J. Money (eds.), Migration, Nation States and International Cooperation, London: Routledge, pp.87-99.
  • Carvalho and A. Geddes (2012) 'La politique d'immigration: la retour à l'identité national', in J. Maillard and Y. Surel (eds), Politiques publiques. 3. Politiques publiques sous la présidence Sarkozy, Paris, Presse FNSP.
  • Geddes (2011) 'Borders and migration in the European Union', in N. Phillips (ed.), Migration in the Global Political Economy, International Political Economy Yearbook, Volume 17, Boulder (CO.): Lynne Reiner, pp. 193-208.
  • Geddes (2010) 'Global and regional co-operation on migration', in R. Denemark (ed.), The International Studies Encyclopedia, Oxford: Wiley Blackwell/International Studies Association, pp. 3128-44.
  • Geddes and S. Scott (2010) 'Food businesses' reliance on low-wage migrant labour: A case of choice or constraint?, in B. Anderson and M. Ruhs (eds), Who Needs Migrant Workers? Labour Shortages, Immigration and Public Policy, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Geddes and J. Tonge (2010) 'Introduction: How Britain got hung', in A. Geddes and J. Tonge (eds), Britain Votes 2010, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 1-5.
  • Geddes and J. Tonge (2010) 'Conclusion: An absorbing hanging', in A. Geddes and J. Tonge (eds), Britain Votes 2010, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 281-7.
  • Carey and A. Geddes (2010) 'Less is more: immigration and European integration at the 2010 election, in A. Geddes and J. Tonge (eds), Britain Votes 2010, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 264-80.
  • Geddes (2008) 'Borders, territory and migration in the European Union. From the politics of migration in Europe to the European politics of migration, in O. Schmidtke and S. Ozcurumez (eds.), Of States, Rights and Social Closure: Governing Migration and Citizenship, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 205-24.
  • Geddes (2007) 'The EU politics of domestic order' in K-E-Jorgensen, M. Pollack and B. Rosamond (eds.), The Handbook of European Union Politics, London: Sage, pp. 449-62.
  • Geddes (2007) 'The Europeanization of what? Immigration and the Politics of European Integration', in T. Faist and A. Ette (eds.), The Europeanization of national Policies and Politics of Immigration, London: Palgrave Macmillan, pp.49-70.
  • Geddes (2006) 'Political parties and party politics', in I. Bache and A. Jordan, The Europeanization of British Politics, London: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 119-34.
  • Geddes (2006) 'The politics of irregular migration, people smuggling and human trafficking in the United Kingdom', in E. Guild and P. Minderhoud (eds.), Immigration and Criminal Law in the European Union: The Legal measures and Social Consequences of Criminal Law in Member States on Trafficking and Smuggling in Human Beings, Leiden: Martinus Nijhoff.
  • Geddes (2006) 'Immigration and the Welfare State', in E. Guild and J. Van Selm (eds.), International Migration and Security: Immigrants as an Asset or Threat?, London: Routledge.
  • Geddes (2005) 'Europe', in K. Hickson (ed.), The Political Thought of the Conservative Party, London: Palgrave, pp. 113-32.
  • Geddes (2005) 'Migration research and European integration: the construction and institutionalisation of problems of Europe', in M. Bommes and E. Morawska (eds.), International Migration Research: Constructions, Omissions and Promises of Interdisciplinarity, Aldershot: Ashgate, pp. 265-80.
  • Geddes (2005) 'Nationalism: immigration and European integration at the 2005 general election', in A. Geddes and J. Tonge (eds.), Britain Decides: The 2005 General Election, London: Palgrave, pp. 279-93.
  • Geddes and J. Tonge (2005) 'Introduction' in A. Geddes and J. Tonge (eds.), Britain Decides: The 2005 General Election, London: Palgrave, pp. 1-5.
  • Geddes and J. Tonge (2005) 'Conclusion' in A. Geddes and J. Tonge (eds.), Britain Decides: The 2005 General Election, London: Palgrave. pp. 295-99.
  • Geddes, (2004) 'Italy: Emphasizing Exclusion' in E. Brouwer, P. Catz and E. Guild (eds), Immigration, Asylum and Terrorism: A Changing Dynamic in European Law, Nijmegen: Centre for Migration Law, pp. 49-56.
  • Geddes (2003) Integrating immigrants and minorities in a wider and deeper Europe', in W. Spohn and A. Triandafyllidou, Europeanisation, National Identities and Migration, London: Routledge.
  • Geddes (2002) 'In Europe, not interested in Europe', in A. Geddes and J. Tonge, Labour's Second Landslide: The British General Election 2001, Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2001.
  • Geddes (2002) 'The EU Migration Regime's Effects on European Welfare States', in S. Lavenex and E. Ucarer, Externalities of Integration: The External Effects of the EU Migration Regime, Lexington Books.
  • Geddes (2001) 'Explaining ethnic minority representation: Contemporary trends in the shadow of the past', L. Bennie, D. Denver. L. Harrison and J. Tonge (eds.), The British Elections and Parties Review 2001, Frank Cass.
  • Bommes and A. Geddes (2000) 'Introduction: Immigration and the welfare state', in M. Bommes and A. Geddes (eds.), Immigration and Welfare: Challenging the Borders of the Welfare State, London: Routledge, pp.1-12.
  • Geddes (2000) 'Denying access: Asylum-seekers and welfare benefits in the UK', in M. Bommes and A. Geddes (eds.), Immigration and Welfare: Challenging the Borders of the Welfare State, London: Routledge, 2000, pp.134-47.
  • Geddes (2000) 'Thin Europeanisation: the social inclusion of migrants in an integrating Europe, in M. Bommes and A. Geddes (eds.), Immigration and Welfare: Challenging the Borders of the Welfare State, London: Routledge, 2000, pp. 209-26.
  • Bommes and A. Geddes (2000) 'Conclusion: Defining and redefining the community of legitimate welfare receivers', in M. Bommes and A. Geddes (eds.), Immigration and Welfare: Challenging the Borders of the Welfare State, London: Routledge, 2000, pp. 248-53.
  • Favell and A. Geddes (2000) 'Immigration and European integration: New opportunities for transnational political mobilisation?', In R. Koopmans and P. Statham (eds.), Challenging Immigration and Ethnic Relations: Comparative European Perspectives, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000, pp. 407-28.
  • Geddes (1999) 'The Development of EU Immigration Policy: Supranationalisation and the Politics of Belonging', in A Geddes and A Favell (eds), The Politics of Belonging: Migrants and Minorities in Contemporary Europe, Aldershot: International Centre for Comparative Cultural Research/Ashgate
  • Geddes, 'Immigration, European Integration and the Representation of Migrants Interests', in A. Kershen (ed.), A Question of Identity, Aldershot: Ashgate, pp. 212-229.
  • Geddes (1998) 'Inequality and Political Opportunity. Ethnic Minority Parliamentary Candidates in the UK' in S Saggar (ed), Race and British Electoral Politics, London: UCL Press, pp.145-72.
  • Geddes (1997) 'Europe, Major's Nemesis' in A Geddes and J Tonge (eds), Labour's Landslide. The 1997 British General Election, Manchester: Manchester University Press, pp.85-97.
  • Norris, A. Geddes and J. Lovenduski (1992) 'Race and Parliamentary Representation' in D Broughton, I Crewe, D Denver and P Norris (eds), The British Elections and Parties Yearbook 1992, London: Harvester Wheatsheaf, pp.92-110.