Short CV 


PhD (Political Science), Copenhagen University, Denmark, June 2006
MA (Political Economy – distinction), University of Essex, Great Britain, October 1999
BA (Political Science), Aarhus University, Denmark, June 1997


Danish (mother tongue), English (fluent), Dutch & German (high level), French (good knowledge), Spanish and Italian (basic knowledge).  


YearInstitutionArea of Work
February 2023- Department of Political Economy,
King's College London
March 2016- Department of Political Science,
University of Copenhagen
August 2018- Department of Comparative Politics,
Bergen University
Professor II
2013-2021 Department of Public Administration,
Leiden University
Associate Professor
(Universitair Hoofddocent)
2013-2016Department of Political Science,
University of Copenhagen
Professor with special responsibilities (MSO)
2008-2013Department of Public Administration,
Leiden University
University Lecturer, grade I (Universitair docent)
(tenured from September 2010)
2006-2008European University Institue,
Max Weber Fellow
2007-2008James Madison University, Study Abroad Programme in Florence
Temporary Lecturer
2006-2008International Center for Business and Politics, Study Abroad Programme in Florence
Assistant Professor
2002-2006Department of Political Science,
University of Copenhagen
PhD Scholar
2001-2003RAMBOLL ManagementConsultant:
National and EU assignments
2000-2001Danish Ministry of FinanceResearch Assistant/Programmer
1999-2000European Commission, Secretariat GeneralStagiaire

Fellowships and research visits

YearInstitutionArea of Work
2010- Montesquieu Institute, The NetherlandsFellow
2018Department of Government, The University of Texas at AustinVisiting Scholar
2009-2010School of Public Policy, University College London Senior Honorary Research Fellow
2008-2013Center for Voting and Parties, University of CopenhagenAffiliated Research Fellow
2005American Political Science AssociationCentennial Fellow
2004George Washington UniversityVisiting Scholar

Editorial and review responsibilities

  • Editor in chief of Interest Groups and Advocacy (2022-).
  • Member of the Editorial boards of the Journal of European Public Policy (2010- ), the Journal of Public Policy (2018- ), the Journal of European Integration (2016- ), Acta Politica (2015- ) and European Political Science (2018-).
  • Referee for the following journals, publishers and research councils:  DFG: Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (2015-), Scandinavian Political Studies (2015-), Party Politics (2015-), Government and Opposition (2014-), Governance (2013-), NWO The Netherlands Association for Scientific Research (2013-), Oxford University Press (2012-), Political Research Quarterly (2012-), Journal of Public Policy (2012-), Journal of Common Market Studies (2010-), British Journal of Political Science (2009‐), West European Politics (2008‐), American Journal of Political Science (2008‐), Research Foundation Flanders (2008‐), European Union Politics (2007‐), Journal of European Public Policy (2007‐), Journal of European Integration (2007‐), Palgrave Publishers (2007‐), Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis (2007‐), European Integration Online Papers (2007‐), UK Economic and Social Research Council (2007‐).