Dr. Hortense Jongen

Hortense Jongen works on the authority of peer-review mechanisms of the OECD, the Council of Europe and the UN in the field of anti-corruption

She holds degrees in European Studies (BA, cum laude) from Maastricht University and Political Science (MSc, cum laude) from the University of Amsterdam. During her Bachelor’s she spent a semester as an exchange student at the University of Tartu in Estonia. Hortense successfully defended her PhD manuscript ‘Combating corruption the soft way: the authority of peer reviews in the global fight against graft’ on 15 September 2017.  She currently works as a postdoctoral researcher at the School of Global Studies in Goeteborg, Sweden.

In 2018, Maastricht University awarded Hortense with the UM Dissertation prize.

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More information on Hortense’s  research and her contact details can be found here.