Staff

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

picture of Pieter-Jan Klok
Assistant Professor

Ravelijn building, room 4206
E-mail: p.j.klok@utwente.nl
Telephone: +31 53 489 3246 / 3280
Fax: +31 53 489 2159

Background

Pieter-Jan Klok is assistant professor Policy Analysis at the University of Twente. He holds an M.A. in Public Administration from the University of Twente (1985) and received his Ph.D. on a these on policy instruments in environmental policy (Een instrumententheorie voor milieubeleid, Enschede, 1991). He has conducted research in the field of environmental policy, mainly on the effectiveness of different policy instruments and institutional changes in Dutch local government.

Research

Current research topics are: institutional analysis and development, resource-dependency and coalition behaviour, institutional changes in local governance, including community involvement and political leadership.

Selected research projects:

  • Participation, Leadership and Urban Sustainability (PLUS), http://www.plus-eura.org/
  • Governance for Sustainability (G-FORS) (starts in 2006)

Teaching

He teaches (non-policy-sector-specialized) policy studies related courses in the bachelor and master programs in Public Administration, Health Science and Business Administration; and the Policy Management Track in the post-doctoral training program Master of Public Management.

Current courses: Introduction to Policy Studies (Bachelor, Beleid Maken), Practice Oriented Work in Policy Analysis, and Methods of Deliberative Policy Analysis (jointly with Rob Hoppe).

Publications

  • J.Th.A. Bressers en P-J Klok (2014). ‘De inhoud van het beleid’ in A. Hoogerwerf en M. Herweijer (red.) Overheidsbeleid. Een inleiding in de beleidswetenschap. 9e druk. hfd. 10. Pp. 171-188. Kluwer. Alphen ad Rijn. ISBN 978 90 13 12518 4.
  • J.J.M. Fenger en P-J Klok (2014). ‘Beleidsinstrumenten’ in A. Hoogerwerf en M. Herweijer (eds.) Overheidsbeleid. Een inleiding in de beleidswetenschap. 9e druk. hfd. 11. Pp. 189-205. Kluwer. Alphen ad Rijn. ISBN 978 90 13 12518 4.
  • Bas Denters and Pieter-Jan Klok (2013). ‘Citizen Democracy and the Responsiveness of Councillors: The Effects of Democratic Institutionalisation on the Role Orientations and Role Behaviour of Councillors’. In: Local Government Studies volume 39, no. 5. Pp. 661-680. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03003930.2012.670747
  • Egner, Björn, David Sweeting and Pieter-Jan Klok (eds.) (2013), Local councilors in Europe. Urban and Regional Research International, vol. 14. Springer VS, isbn 978-3-658-01856-6.
  • Egner, Björn, David Sweeting and Pieter-Jan Klok (2013), ‘Local councilors in comparative perspective: Drawing Conclusions’, ch. 14 in Egner, Björn, David Sweeting and Pieter-Jan Klok (eds.) Local councilors in Europe. pp. 255-262. Urban and Regional Research International, vol. 14. Springer VS, isbn 978-3-658-01856-6.
  • Egner, Björn, David Sweeting and Pieter-Jan Klok (2013), ‘Local councilors in comparative perspective’, ch. 1  in Egner, Björn, David Sweeting and Pieter-Jan Klok (eds.) Local councilors in Europe. pp. 11-25. Urban and Regional Research International, vol. 14. Springer VS, isbn 978-3-658-01856-6.
  • Bas Denters and Pieter-Jan Klok (2012). Councillor attitudes to ‘ineractive’ governance. Evidence from a survey in five Dutch urban municipalties. Pp. 313-329, in: B. Egner, M. Haus & G. Terizakis (eds.) Regieren, Festschrift für Hubert Heinelt. Springer VS. Isbn 978-3-531-19792-0.