Wilson Center Global Europe Program Fellow, Michelle Egan, explains the dynamics in play on the eve of the Brexit vote.

Michelle Egan is Professor and 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 also 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. Egan is 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.