Catherine E. de Vries
Professor of European Politics, Department of Politics and International Relations
University of Oxford
Former: Chair in Political Behaviour, Univ. of Geneva; posts at Univ. of Amsterdam, Univ. of N. Carolina, Chapel Hill, and European Univ. Institute. Currently, Professor of European Politics, Dept of Politics and Int'l Relations and Fellow, Lincoln College, Univ. of Oxford. Concurrently, Professor of Political Science, Univ. of Amsterdam. Has been involved in projects aimed at developing new ideological approaches for centre left parties, such as Next Left program, Foundation for European Progressive Studies. Has published extensively on European Union politics, elections and public opinion and party strategy. Interests: inspiring and contributing to social and political reform through teaching, research and advisory work; understanding the forces that shape political tensions and conflicts both within and between societies; yoga; photography.