Tom Theuns

Tom Theuns is Assistant Professor of Political Theory and European politics at Leiden University and Associate Researcher at the Centre for European Studies and Comparative Politics, Sciences Po Paris. Previously, he held a research position at Utrecht University and a teaching position at the University of Amsterdam. Current research projects investigate the right to vote, especially the democratic legitimacy of disenfranchisement and the appropriate boundaries of the franchise, the tension between democratic ideals and EU policies, procedural accounts of the value and justification of democratic government and the legitimate scope of EU policies designed to protect and entrench democratic government.