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Ben Crum is Professor of Political Science at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. He is also the co-dean for research in the board of the VU Faculty of Social Sciences and a co-leader of the European Law & Governance theme at ACCESS EUROPE, the Amsterdam Centre for Contemporary European Studies.

Crum studied political science at the University of Amsterdam and the London School of Economics, and holds a PhD from the European University Institute Florence. Before joining the Vrije Universiteit in 2004, he worked at the Centre for European Policy Studies in Brussels, the University of Twente, the Netherlands Scientific Council for Government Policy in The Hague, and policy consultancy firm Research voor Beleid in Leiden.

Research

Ben Crum's research focusses on the way processes of internationalization – European integration in particular – affect established practices and understandings of democracy and solidarity. He is the author of Learning from the EU Constitutional Treaty (Routledge, 2012) and co-editor (with John Erik Fossum) of Practices of Inter-Parliamentary Coordination in International Politics. The European Union and Beyond (ECPR Press, 2013). Articles of him have been published in, among others, the Journal of Common Market Studies, the Journal of European Public PolicyEuropean Union Politics, the European Review of Political Science, and the European Law Journal. He regularly writes political commentaries, comments on political affairs in the media and has advised ministries, parliamentarians and political parties.

Grants

Ben Crum has been a work package co-leader in the EU Integrated Project ‘Reconstituting Democracy in Europe’ (RECON, 2007-11), and from 2013 until 2016 he was co-director of the Erasmus Academic Network on Parliamentary Democracy in Europe (PADEMIA). He has also been a (co-)applicant on two successful PhD Grants from the Dutch Science Foundation (NWO).

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Last mutation Ancillary Activities: Amsterdam(2009-12-08)

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Research Output 2004 2017

Normative Power and Military Means: The evolving character of the EU's international power

Palm, T. P. 2017 221 p.

Research output: ScientificPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VU

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Public reason and multi-layered justice

Crum, B. J. J. 13 Mar 2017 In : Transnational Legal Theory. 8, 1, p. 42-58 17 p.

Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

Under Pressure!: The Institutional Role Conceptions of Commission Officials in an Era of Politicization

Bes, B. J. 2017 196 p.

Research output: ScientificPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VU

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Brexit dwingt tot herbezinning op de interne markt

Crum, B. J. J. 2016 In : Socialisme en Democratie. 73, 5, p. 33-38 6 p.

Research output: ProfessionalArticle

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