Menno Fenger is an Endowed Professor of Public Administration at Erasmus University Rotterdam.
He studied Public Administration and Organizational Sciences at the Catholic University Nijmegen. He finished his Ph.D. on the implementation of social policies in 2001. From 2000 – 2006 he worked as assistent professor at the Department of Public Administration, Erasmus University Rotterdam.
In 2006, he was a visiting scholar at the Center for European Studies, Harvard University. From 2006 tot 2008 he was a senior policy advisor at the Dutch Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment. In 2008, he returned to the Department of Public Administration, Erasmus University.
In his research, he focuses on the implementation of social policies, and on processes of policy change in this policy domain. Moreover, he is interested in developments in the new EU-member states. He published in various Dutch and English journals and books.