Eric Miklin is Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Salzburg and a fellow at the Salzburg Centre of European Union Studies (SCEUS). Among his publications are 'Government Positions on the EU Services Directive in the Council: National Interests or Individual Ideological Preferences?' (West European Politics 2009); 'Inter-parliamentary cooperation in EU affairs and the Austrian Parliament: Empowering the Opposition?' (Journal of Legislative Studies 2013); 'EU Politicisation and National Parliaments: Visibility of Choices and Better Aligned Ministers?' (Journal of Legislative Studies 2014).