Ramona Coman is Professor in Political Science at the Université libre de Bruxelles. Before her nomination as Director of the Institute for European Studies (IEE) in 2014, she served as Deputy Director of the Centre d'étude de la vie politique (CEVIPOL). She received her PhD in political science from the ULB and she was post-doctoral fellow at the University of Bologna in 2008. Her research interests relate to Europeanization, European integration, and judicial reforms. Her work has been published in peer-reviewed journals including the Journal of Contemporary European Studies, the Journal of European Integration, Perspective on European Politics and Societies, Revue française de science politique, and Politique européenne.