Simon Hix is a British political scientist born 5 September 1968. He is Professor of European and Comparative Politics at the London School of Economics and Political Science, and the author of several books, including What's Wrong with the European Union and How to Fix It, Democratic Politics in the European Parliament with Abdul Noury and Gerard Roland, and The Political System of the European Union.
He obtained a PhD in Political and Social Science at the European University Institute in Florence 1995, and lectured in European Politics at Brunel University 1996-97, before joining the LSE in 1997. His main areas of research are voting in parliaments, democratic institutions, and EU politics.
- The Political System of the European Union (2011), 3rd edn, with Bjørn Høyland, London: Palgrave.
- What’s Wrong with the European Union and How to Fix It (2008), London: Polity.
- Democratic Politics in the European Parliament (2007), with Abdul Noury and Gérard Roland, Cambridge
- The Political System of the European Union (2005), 2nd edn, London: Palgrave.
- The European Parliament at Fifty. Special issue of Journal of Common Market Studies 41(2) (2003), with Roger Scully (eds).
- Europeanised Politics? European Integration and National Political Systems (2001), with Klaus Goetz (eds), London: Frank Cass.
- The Political System of the European Union (1999), London: Palgrave.
- Political Parties in the European Union (1997), with Christopher Lord, London: Macmillan.