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I am Assistant Professor of Global Governance at the Department of Public Administration and Sociology from the Erasmus School of Behavioural and Social Sciences of the Erasmus University Rotterdam. My research interests broadly focus on the political economy of crises and crisis-management policies.

Building global resilience to current and future crises (be they climate induced, economic or triggered by social inequalities) implies the design of fair and equitable institutions that not only resist exogenous shocks but give a central role to citizens in the design of crisis preparedness and management policies. Since the start of my academic career, I have aimed at uncovering how such institutions can be designed. My research interests have evolved from an original focus on the role citizens – in intervening and crisis-affected countries – play in the governance of foreign crises to the analysis of how democracies can be made more resilient to domestic crises.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University Grenoble Alpes / Sciences Po

Award Date: 30 Nov 2016

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