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Christina Luise Toenshoff

Leiden University

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Dr. Toenshoff is an Assistant Professor of European Politics and Political Economy at Leiden University’s Institute of Political Science. Her work focuses on the political economy of climate and environmental policy in Europe. Her current book project examines how the emergence of corporate social responsibility influences the democratic governance of capitalism. Specifically, she explores how firms adjust their climate lobbying when they face pressure from consumers and investors.

Country(ies) of Specialty

United States Germany

Focus areas of expertise

Greenwashing Climate policy and politics Public opinion

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Goldstein, Judith and Toenshoff, Christina. “America and International Trade Law: A Precarious Relationship.” The United States and International Law: Paradoxes of Support across Contemporary Issues, edited by Richard Maas and Lucrecia Garcia Iommi. Michigan University Press, 2022.

Matthijs, Matthias, Craig Parsons, and Christina Toenshoff. “Ever tighter union? Brexit, Grexit, and frustrated differentiation in the single market and Eurozone.” Comparative European Politics 17 (2019): 209-230.