British Prime Minister David Cameron will be traveling to the European Union Summit in hopes of striking a deal on reforms intended to keep the UK in the EU. When he returns home, the debate over a possible UK exit, or “Brexit,” from the EU will resume with the possibility of a referendum before the end of the year. Wilson Center Fellow, Michelle Egan provides a briefing on the situation in this edition of  Wilson Center NOW.

 

Guest

Michelle Egan, a Fellow with the Wilson Center’s Global Europe Program, is a Professor and the Jean Monnet Chair Ad Personam in the School of International Service, American University. She is the author of the recently published book, “Single Markets : Economic Integration in Europe and the United States” (Oxford, 2015). She is past Chair of EUSA, the European Union Studies Association, the largest professional association focusing on European integration and has received a number of fellowships from Bosch Foundation, German Marshall Fund, Howard Foundation, and European University Institute for her research activities. She is also a member of Transworld, a multi- institution project on Transatlantic Relations and Global Governance. Her work focuses on comparative regionalism, trade politics, and global governance.

 

Host
John Milewski is the executive producer and managing editor of Wilson Center NOW and also serves as director of Wilson Center ON DEMAND digital programming. Previously he served as host and producer of Dialogue at the Wilson Center and Close Up on C-SPAN. He also teaches a course on politics and media for Penn State’s Washington Program.