I am an associate professor of political science at the ‘Institut de sciences politiques Louvain-Europe’ at the UCLouvain (Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium). Before joining the UCLouvain in 2010, I was a Research Fellow of the Belgian National Fund for Scientific Research (FWO) at the University of Leuven, where I graduated in 2008.

My research and teaching activities focus on European Union politics and institutions. More in particular, my research interests include the EU’s external relations, EU environmental policy, inter- and intra-institutional relations in the EU, international environmental politics, principal-agent modeling, and comparative research methods.

My work has appeared in several academic journals, including Journal of European Public Policy, International Environmental Agreements, Environmental Policy and Governance, Perspectives on European Politics and Society, and Journal of European Integration.

I am also the author of three academic books: