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B.J.J. (Benjamin) Leruth, PhD

Assistant Professor (UD1)
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Comparative Public Policy; Social Policy; Differentiation in the European Union; Euroscepticism; Political Long-Termism

Latest publications:

Experimental differentiation as an innovative form of cooperation in the European Union: Evidence from the Nordic Battlegroup, Contemporary Security Policy (Open Access)

The Routledge Handbook of Differentiation in the European Union, co-edited with Stefan Gänzle and Jarle Trondal. (Open Access Introduction)

‘Differentiation in the European Union in post-Brexit and -pandemic times: Macro-level developments with meso-level consequences’, Journal of Common Market Studies, 60:S1, 26-37 (Open Access)

Current research project:

Rebuilding Governance and Resilience out of the Pandemic (REGROUP), Horizon Europe, 2022-25

Other positions

Chair, Young Academy Groningen (2022-23)
Editor-in-Chief, Acta Politica (since 2021)
Theme Director, Democracy & Governance, Agricola School for Sustainable Development (since 2021)
Recognition and Rewards committee member (since 2022)
European Languages and Cultures Programme Coordinator (since 2020)
Last modified:01 March 2024 2.03 p.m.

Contact information

Oude Kijk in 't Jatstraat 26
9712 EK Groningen
The Netherlands

Chair group European Politics and Society