Early Stage Researchers (ESRs)

PLATO's 15 PhD researchers have been recruited by the project's nine university partners and are enrolled at local PhD programmes across Europe.

Gil Thompson

ESR1@Berlin

PhD project: European Union administration of border controls: a mixed-method investigation of implications for legitimacy


Radu-Mihai Triculescu

ESR2@Twente

PhD project: The bureaucracy of asylum seekers in multi-level governance


Elena Escalante Block

ESR3@Paris

PhD project: Inter-institutional conflicts in the European Union and their impact on national reforms and citizens’ perceptions


Julien Bois

ESR4@Berlin

PhD project: A transnational judicialization of the Eurozone crisis? The politics of courts and law in EU’s economic governance since 2010


Philipp Lausberg

ESR5@Antwerp

PhD project: The creation of the banking union: how to explain the delegations of power to the EU in the wake of the financial crisis?


Claire Godet

ESR6@Oslo

PhD project: The legitimacy crisis as a constraint on policy-making: the case of the EU Emissions Trading System


Ivana Skazlić

ESR7@Vienna

PhD project: Balancing democratic legitimacy and efficiency in the European Semester: does parliamentary involvement make a difference?


Emilija Tudzarovska-Gjorgjievska

ESR8@Prague

PhD project: New understanding of corruption and EU legitimacy


Joris Melman

ESR9@Oslo

PhD project: Popular understandings of the legitimacy of the EU response to the financial crisis


Dominika Proszowska 

ESR10@Twente

PhD project: Trusted or distrusted EU? The impact of variations in the vertical distribution of competences and economic conditions on citizens' trust in the EU


Camille Dobler

ESR11@Krakow

PhD project: Multi-level political identifications in the EU: the impact of a decade of crisis on socio-affective structures


Bas Redert

ESR12@Antwerp

PhD project: Interest group involvement in the realm of the European Supervision Authorities


Jose Piquer

ESR13@Cambridge

PhD project: Contested legitimacies and the rise of ‘Anti-Politics’ in Europe: populist and technocratic challenges to EU’s legitimacy


Jan Pesl

ESR14@Oslo

PhD project: EU legitimacy crisis and the public sphere


Petra Petan

ESR15@Vienna

PhD project: Equity and efficiency of the EU's social investment strategy: measuring the impact of labour market and welfare state reforms on citizens' political preferences and voting behaviour

Published Sep. 1, 2017 9:41 AM - Last modified Oct. 30, 2017 2:30 PM