See Staff


Head of department

Prof.dr. A. (Ariana) Need
Professor in Sociology

Areas of expertise
Social stratification research
Electoral research
Sociology of education
Social science research methods



M.M. (Manon) Jannink-van het Reve

Building 10: Ravelijn
Room: RA 4216
Phone: +31 53 489 3260
Fax: +31 53 489 2159
E mail:

Office hours:
Monday-Tuesday 9.00-15.00
Thursday 9.00-16.30

J.L.M. (Annette) van der Tuuk-Brand

Building 10: Ravelijn
Room: RA 4216
Phone: +31 53 489 3280
Fax: +31 53 489 2159
E mail:

Office hours:



Prof.dr. M.J.G.J.A. (Marcel) Boogers

Areas of expertise
Regional governance
Institutional innovations
Intergovernmental relations
Local politics
Political organizations
Political leadership

Prof.dr. S.A.H. (Bas) Denters

Areas of expertise
Local and regional governance
Urban policy
Local democracy

Prof.dr. R. (René) Torenvlied
Professor in Public Management

Areas of expertise
Public management, networks and performance in the public sector
Collective decision-making and policy implementation

Prof. dr. R.A. (Ramses) Wessel
Professor of International and European Law and Governance

Areas of expertise
European and International Law
Regulation of Technology
International and European Security
Multilevel and Transnational Regulation
EU External Relations / EU as Global Actor
International Organization


Dr. S. (Shawn) Donnelly

Areas of expertise
International and Comparative Political Economy
Monetary Unions / Macro-economic Policy
Company and Financial market / Accounting Regulation
Economic Competitiveness Strategies and Protectionism
European Integration


Dr. M. (Minna) van Gerven-Haanpäa
Assistant professor in European Public Policy

Areas of expertise
Comparative public policy
European and Global Social Policy and Governance
diffusion and implementation of innovations


Dr. G. (Giedo) Jansen
Assistant professor

Areas of expertise
Economic and Political Sociology
Employment and Labor Relations
Self-employment, "gig" economy 
Digital economy, platform economy 
Political science, electoral research 

Dr. V. (Veronica) Junjan
Assistant professor in Public Management

Areas of expertise
Public Administration Reform
Circulatory migration and local government in EU
Organization changes in local governments
Decision making in the public sector

Dr. P.J. (Pieter-Jan) Klok
Assistant Professor

Areas of expertise

Dr. C. (Claudio) Matera
Assistant Professor of International and European Institutional Law

Areas of expertise
European law
Constitutional Analysis of EU Law
EU External relations
Area of Freedom, Security and Justice

Dr. A.J.J. (Guus) Meershoek
Assistant professor safety studies

Areas of expertise
Modern policing
Public safety governance
History of policing

Dr. M.R.R. (Ringo) Ossewaarde
Associate professor in sociology

Areas of expertise
Technology and society
Societal and technological transformations
Technological citizenship and governance
Societal resilience 
Technology discourses

Dr. M. (Martin) Rosema

Areas of expertise
Voting behaviour
Political psychology

Dr. J.S. (Jörgen) Svensson
Assistant professor sociology

Areas of expertise
Equal treatment


B.H.H. (Ben) Boksebeld

Social Work
Debt settlement and debt counseling
Welfare policy/welfare state

F. (Franziska) Eckardt


Citizen participation in local governance 
Political institutions and democracy 
Multi-actor governance in complexity   

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D. (Daniëlle) Overdijk

Y. (Yasmin) Lurusati
External PhD candidate

Public Administration Reform
Political Accountability
Policy Responsiveness
Local Democracy
Direct Election
Political Reform
Citizen/Community Participation

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T.(Tatiana) Nascimento-Heim 
External PhD candidate  

International law
Global Governance

D.K. (Dominika) Proszowska 

Political trust
Citizens’ attitudes and orientations in multi-level governance systems
Democratic legitimacy in the EU  

R.(Radu) Triculescu


Legitimacy of Multi-Level Orders 

Y. (Yeongsool) Yoon

Competition Law and Policy
Data Protection Law and Policy
Privacy issue in Big Data Industry

Affiliated staff

PhD defences and dissertations