- Telephone:+31 20 59 86719
- Room nr:z-338
- Unit:faculteit der sociale wetenschappen (afdeling bestuurswetenschap en politicologie)
- Position:Professor in Multi-Level Governance
Room number: Z 333 (Metropolitan)
Telephone number: + 31 20-598-6719
Liesbet Hooghe joined the department in 2004. She holds, jointly with Gary Marks, the Strategic Chair in Multi-Level Governance. She is also Zachary Taylor Smith Professor of Political Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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Her principal areas of interest are comparative politics with a primary focus on the European Union, identity, political parties, and political elites. She has also published on ethnic conflict, nationalism, and federalism.
She is the author of Separatisme: conflict tussen projecten van natievorming (Leuven, Acco: 1989), editor of Cohesion Policy and European Integration: Building Multi-level Governance (Oxford University Press, 1996); co-author with Gary Marks of Multi-level Governance in the European Union (Rowman & Littlefield, 2001); author of The European Commission and the Integration of Europe: Images of Governance (Cambridge University Press, 2002) and co-author with Gary Marks and Arjan Schakel of a double special issue on "Regional Authority in 42 Democrasies, 1950-2006"(Regional and Federal Studies, 2008).. She has published articles a.o. in the American Political Science Review, British Journal of Political Science, Comparative Political Studies, European Union Politics, International Organization, Governance, Journal of Common Market Studies, Journal of European Public Policy, and West European Politics. She is the past Chair of the European Politics and Society Section of the APSA (2004-5), and is currently chair (2007-09) of the European Union Studies Association, the largest professional organisation of Europeanists.
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