Virginie Van Ingelgom

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Virginie Van Ingelgom (PhD) is Research Associate Professor F.R.S. – FNRS (UCLouvain) and an associate research fellow of the Centre for European Studies, Sciences Po Paris. Her dissertation, entitled “Integrating indifference: a comparative, qualitative and quantitative approach to the legitimacy of European integration”, was awarded the Theseus Award for Promising Research on European Integration (2010), the Best Dissertation Prize in "Comparative Politics" of the French Political Science Association and Mattei Dogan Fondation (2011), and the Jean Blondel Ph.D. Prize by the European Consortium for Political Research (2012). She is the author of several articles, on the issue of legitimacy at both the national and the European levels, on the possible emergence of a ‘European community’, and on the methodological issues of using qualitative comparative analysis. She is also the author of Integrating Indifference (ECPR Press, 2014) and she recently co-authored ‘Citizens’ Reactions to European Integration Compared. Overlooking Europe’ (2013, Palgrave). Her current teaching commitments include courses at the UCLouvain Master in Political Sciences (Political Sociology) and at the ECPR Summer and Winter School in Methods and Technics (Focus Groups).
Research Associate Professor
Université Catholique de Louvain