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Johan Christensen

Assistant Professor

Name
Dr. J. Christensen
Telephone
+31 70 800 9408
E-mail
j.christensen@fgga.leidenuniv.nl
ORCID iD
0000-0002-2582-7827

Johan Christensen's research focuses on the role of experts and expertise in public policy-making, both at the national and European levels.

More information about Johan Christensen

Johan Christensen is an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Public Administration. His research focuses on the role of experts and expertise in bureaucracies and public policy-making, both at the national and European levels. His first book "The power of Economists within the State" was published by Stanford University Press in 2017, and his newest book "Expertise, Policy-making and Democracy" will be published in Fall 2022.

Christensen received his PhD in Political and Social Sciences from the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence in 2013. Before joining the Institute, he was a postdoctoral fellow in sociology and organizational studies at Stanford University.
Christensen is currently teaching courses on international public administration. 

Christensen co-directs the ‘Power of Evidence’ Research Programme. Starting in 2023, he will co-direct the international research project “INFLUEX: The influence of experts on public policy”. 

Assistant Professor

  • Faculty Governance and Global Affairs
  • Instituut Bestuurskunde

Work address

Wijnhaven
Turfmarkt 99
2511 DP The Hague
Room number 4.101

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