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I am an Assistant Professor at the Public Administration Institute of Leiden University conducting research on comparative public policy, focusing specifically on environmental and innovation policy design in the urban context. I am on the Editorial Board of 'Policy Design and Practice'. 

I earned my PhD (with distinction) in Political Science at Simon Fraser University (Vancouver, Canada) under the supervision of Prof. Michael Howlett on the topic of (local) government initiatives for innovation clusters. I also hold two Master degrees, one from Bonn University (Germany) in Political Science and one in Society, Science and Technology Studies from Aalborg (Denmark) and Lund University (Sweden). 

You can also find me on the website of the Institute of Public Administration, on Researchgate, LinkedIn or Googlescholar.