Irina Tanasescu

Dr. Irina Tanasescu

Senior Research Fellow
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Prof. Dr. Irina Tanasescu is a member of the Political Science Department of the VUB. Her research interests lie mainly in the fields of EU decision-making, deliberative democracy and stakeholder involvement in policy-making. She holds a Master's degree in Liberal Studies from Dartmouth College (2004) and a PhD in Political Science from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (2008). Recent publications include TANASESCU, I.– The European Commission and interest groups. Towards a deliberative interpretation of stakeholder involvement in EU policy-making, Brussels: VUB University Press, 2009 and DEVLIEGER, P., TANASESCU, I. – Changing forms of interaction between the European Commission and lobby groups: the case of religious lobbying, Journal of European Integration, September 2011.