The Chair is senior member of the research group Politics and Public Governance (PPG). PPG studies political and public governance institutions, their evolution and how institutional mechanisms shape actors’ scope of action, positions, decisions and behaviour, more in particular in a European multi-layered and multi-actor context. 

The Chairs has pioneered in multidisciplinary research (combining political science and educational science) to test the claims that simulations indeed render positive learning effects. He has co-authored an edited volume on simulations in political decision-making and articles in Educational Research Review, Contemporary Educational Pshychology and European Political Science 2017 and 2020. See here for a full list of publications.