Members

The contact details and main research interests of all members of Politics & Public Governance are listed below. On each member's personal page, you can find more information about their specific research interests, research projects, and academic bibliography.

Professors

Prof. dr. Koen Verhoest (spokesperson)

Research interests: public administration & management; organization and governance of public tasks; with a special focus onautonomy and control of agencies; regulation of liberalized markets;  public private partnerships; coordination of wicked issues


Prof. dr. Peter Bursens

Research interests: European decision-making; Europeanization; federalism; democratic legitimacy of multi-level political systems; skills teaching in political science



Prof. dr. Ria Janvier 

Research interests: public administration & management; working conditions; public sector; labor unions; HR management; psychological contract; diversity management; workforce; administrative law



Prof. dr. Petra Meier

Research interests: political representation; equality policies; gender issues: social groups; the reproduction of inequality; discursive approaches to the study of normativity in policies; ethnofederations


Prof. dr. Wouter Van Dooren 

Research interests: public administration & management; performance; performance management; performance measurement; collaboration complexity; accountability


 

Associated professors


Prof. dr. Dirk De Bièvre

Research interests: international cooperation and trade policies; Trade policy of the EU, USA, Canada and China; Transatlantic relations;  World Trade Organization (WTO); Interest groups in the EU; European Banking Union; German politics


Prof dr. Jan Wynen (Guest Professor)

Research interests: the way public sector organizations react, or can be organized to adapt, to changing environments

 

 

Postdoctoral researchers


Dr. Petra Ahrens

Research interests: gender politics in the EU; gendered power relations in organisations; political strategies like gender mainstreaming; gender equality and social politics in Germany.


Dr. Jan Boon

Research interests: bureaucratic reputation; mediatization of bureaucracy; public sector communication
 



Dr. Inger De Wilde

Research interests: public administration; contractual and statutory employment; management and law; labour law and HRM; personnel management; industrial relation


PhD researchers, assistants, ...


Aelterman Sigrid

 

 


Bandilli Marsida
  (external PhD candidate)

 

 


Belli Sharon (Affiliated member)
Research interests: Interest Groups; Revolving door between government and Brussels 's lobbying profession; European Parliament; Voting and Legislative Behavior



Callens Chesney

Research interests: collaborative innovation; networks and partnerships; ICT-enabled service delivery

 


Cleton Laura
Research interests: EU policy making; mutli-level governance; migration and refugee studies; return migration policies; gender and intersectionality and family migration
 


de Cock Luuk

Research interests: Political consequences of globalisation; Electoral & Party politics (with special interest in the Netherlands and the US); Politicisation of national identity
 


De Roover Jolijn

Research interests: Local governance; local autonomy; public financial flows; policy coordination
 



De Waele Lode (Affiliated member from the faculty of Business and Economics)



 


De Vadder Steven
Research interests: municipal amalgamations; performance-satisfaction gap; social media communication by public sector organisations; automated text analysis 



Dockx Emmanuel

Research interests: public administration; coordination of wicked policy issues; organizational reform; local government; e-government and citizen participation



Dorren Lars 

Research interests: decision making processes; infrastructure policy; norms and values in decision making processes

 


Duchatelet Dorothy

Research interests: simulations of political decision-making; active learning in higher education; motivation; self-efficacy; negotiating skills
 


Ekvall Asa
Research interests: gender; gender norms; masculinities; heteronormativity; patriarchal norms; violence; armed conflict




Gommers Babette 

Research interests: local government; institutional discrimination; public sector recruitment




Janssens Lieven 

Research interests: local government; local governance; organization and governance of local government; public service delivery; local policy



Kleizen Bjorn

Research interests: Public management; Organizational reform; Organizational psychology; EU external relations; EU law
 


Kozubík Jan

Research interests: LGBT politics (on domestic and transnational/international level); human rights; social movements



Lang Florian

 




Langbroek Tom 

Research interests: innovation; collaboration; coordination; metagovernance; network management

 


Murwantara Soecipto Raden (external PhD candidate)
Research interests: governance of public private partnerships; collaboration; auditing




Palinckx Sarah 

Research interests: public sector; trade unions; collective bargaining; contractual and statutory employment




Pieters Danika
Research interests: 

 

 


Redert Bastiaan
 (Affiliated member)
Research interests: interest representation; EU agencies





Sadeghi Atefeh 

 

 


Stevens Frederik
Research interests: Interest group influence and mobilisation strategies in the European Union; EU policy-making; Brexit




Thijs Nick

Research interests: Experienced international Public Administration (Reform) Expert with a demonstrated history of working in international professional training, coaching, consulting and academia


Stephanie Verlinden
Research interests: Public sector innovation; Collaborative innovation; Public service-design; Public-private partnership

 


Van Dijk Rozemarijn
Research interests: Political representation; Gender and politics; Political parties; Candidate selection; Dutch politics

 


Veronica Valkovicova

 

 


Voorspoels Jolien

Research interests: gender equality in higher education
 

 


Vossen Job

Research interests: Morality; emotions; rhetoric; culture and ethnocentrism; populism; solidarity; gender

Contact

Politics & Public Governance Stadscampus Meerminne Building
Sint-Jacobstraat 2
2000 Antwerp
Belgium
Tel. +3232655387