Silvia Erzeel

Address: 
Pleinlaan 5
1050 Brussels
Telephone: 
++32/2/6148117
Biography: 

Silvia Erzeel is assistant professor and postdoctoral researcher at the VUB Department of Political Science. Before, she was a FNRS postdoctoral researcher at the Université catholique de Louvain (2013-2016) and a guest professor at the University of Antwerp (2015-2016). In the past few years, she held visiting positions at Brown University, the University of Amsterdam and the University of Leuven.

Projects: 

Silvia’s research interests are situated within the fields of political representation, political parties, gender, comparative politics and methods, and ethnicity. Her current research focuses on two main areas: gender and party politics, and economic inequality and democracy. Together with Liza Mügge she has recently co-edited two special issues on intersectionality and political science for Parliamentary Affairs (https://pa.oxfordjournals.org/content/69/3.toc) and Politics (http://pol.sagepub.com/content/current ). With Ekaterina Rashkova she is finalizing a special issue on gender and the Radical Right. She will also organize a number of panels and workshops on these topics in the coming months.