Junior Professor of European Public Policy
Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen
Institute of Political Science
Research Unit Comparative Public Policy
Melanchthonstraße 36, 72074 Tübingen
Office hours: by appointment
Cecilia joined the Tübingen Institute of Political Science in 2017. She studied Political Science at Uppsala University (BSc), London School of Economics and Political Science (MSc) and received her doctorate in Social Policy from the University of Oxford in 2018.
Comparative social policy; comparative politics; socio-legal studies; social rights; citizenship; migration; European integration; freedom of movement; European social policy
Cecilia teaches seminars on comparative public policy, social policy, migration and citizenship, at undergraduate and graduate levels. She also offers a research seminar for doctoral students and advanced graduate students.
In the online course “European citizenship", Cecilia explains some of limits to EU citizens’ social rights in a class on Equality in EU citizenship? Pensioners and Healthcare (minute 8:30 onwards).
In Episode 9 of the TRANSFORMATIVE PODCAST, organised by the RECET Research Centre at the University of Vienna, Cecilia discusses the politics of free movement. Listen directly
Bruzelius, C and Shutes, I (2022) 'Towards an understanding of mobility in social policy research', Global Social Policy, https://doi.org/10.1177%2F14680181221085477
Bruzelius, C and Seeleib-Kaiser, M (2020) 'Social citizenship in federations: free movement and social assistance rights in the EU and beyond', West European Politics, https://doi.org/10.1080/01402382.2020.1826189
Bruzelius, C (2020) 'Taking emigration seriously: a new agenda for research on free movement and welfare', Journal of European Public Policy, https://doi.org/10.1080/13501763.2020.1768280
Bruzelius, C (2020) ‘EU juridification and constitutional social rights’, Journal of Common Market Studies,
Bruzelius, C (2020) ‘Local government responses to EU citizens’ integration needs’, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, https://doi.org/10.1080/1369183X.2020.1724774
Bruzelius, C (2019) 'Non-for-profits and EU citizens’ cross-border social rights in different welfare states’, Journal of Social Policy, https://doi.org/10.1017/S0047279419000680
Bruzelius, C (2019) 'Freedom of movement, social rights and residence-based conditionality in the European Union', Journal of European Social Policy, 29(1), pp. 70-83 https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0958928718756262
Bruzelius C, Jacqueson C and Seeleib-Kaiser M (2018) (Dis)united in Diversity? Social Policy and Social Rights in the EU. In: Pennings F and Seeleib-Kaiser M (eds) European Citizenship and Social Rights: Entitlements and Impediments to Accessing Welfare. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pp. 51-75.
Bruzelius C, Reinprecht C and Seeleib-Kaiser (2017) Stratified Social Rights Limiting EU Citizenship. Journal of Common Market Studies, 55(6), pp. 1239–1253 https://doi.org/10.1111/jcms.12555
Bruzelius C and Seeleib-Kaiser M (2017) European citizenship and social rights. In: Kennett P and Lendvai N (eds) A handbook of European social policy. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pp. 155-167.
Bruzelius C, Chase E and Seeleib-Kaiser M (2016) Social Rights of EU Migrant Citizens: Britain and Germany Compared. Social Policy and Society, 15(3), pp. 403-416. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1474746415000585