Nadine van Engen (1987) is a PhD candidate at the Department of Public Administration of Erasmus University Rotterdam.
Nadine van Engen joined the department in March 2013. Previously, she studied Sociology and International Business Administration at the Warsaw School of Economics and the University of Groningen, where she graduated in 2012 (with honours/cum laude).
Currently, Nadine is working on the project ‘The alignment between education policy and education practice in the Dutch education sector’. This is a cooperation between the Erasmus University Rotterdam and the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science. Nadine is supervised by prof.dr. Bram Steijn, prof.dr. Victor Bekkers and dr. Lars Tummers.
Nadine’s research focuses on public policy and public management. She specializes in a) policy implementation, b) street-level bureaucracy, and c) scale development. She published in, among others, Public Administration and Public Management Review.
Next to her academic work, Nadine worked as a policy advisor at the Dutch Ministry of Education. From 2013 till 2015, she was a board member at the Dutch national PhD representative body.