Jeroen Maesschalck

Jeroen Maesschalck
Leuven Institute of Criminology (LINC)
Herbert Hooverplein 10 - box 3418
3000 Leuven
Belgium
room: 00.48

tel: +32 16 32 55 58 or +32 16 3 25 300
fax: +32 16 3 25 463
contact
Studies higher education Period Institute
Doctor in social sciences 1999 - 2004 KU Leuven
Master of Science in Public Administration and Public Policy 1998 - 1999 London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
Candidate in philosophy 1997 - 1998 University of Gent
Licentiate in political science (public administration) 1993 - 1997 University of Gent
Career Period Institute
Full professor at the Faculty of Law (Criminology) 2017 - ... LINC (KU Leuven)
Professor at the Faculty of Law (Criminology) 2013 - 2017 LINC (KU Leuven)
Associate professor at the Faculty of Law (Criminology) 2009 - 2013 LINC (KU Leuven)
Assistant professor at the Faculty of Law K.U.Leuven (Criminology) 2005 - 2009 LINC (KU Leuven)
Postdoctoral fellow of the Fund for Scientific Research-Flanders (stay at the Waseda and Chuo universities in Tokyo) 2004 - 2005 Public Management Institute (KU Leuven)
Research assistant 2003 - 2004 Public Management Institute (KU Leuven)
Ph.D. fellow of the Research Foundation Flanders (FWO) 1999 - 2003 Public Management Institute (KU Leuven)
Research experience
Coordinator research line 6: Policy and Management in the Criminological Field
Doctoral projects
Other research projects as (main) promotor
Other research projects as (co-)promotor
Awards
  • ARCO promotieprijs 2006 for the dissertation ‘Structureel werken op de diensten slachtofferonthaal: naar een alternatieve strategie’ (author: Leen Geudens; promotor: Jeroen Maesschalck): awarded by the ARCO group
  • (Best paper in ethics and accountability in public service in 2006-2007 in the category 'established scholar'; awarded by the Johnson Insititute for Responsible Leadership, University of Pittsburgh, USA.
  • “Best article of the year 2005”; awarded by the journal “Public Integrity”
Teaching experience
Teaching assignments within KU Leuven
Teaching assignments outside KU Leuven
  • External examiner at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) for the MSc in Public Management and Governance (London, UK) (2013-...)
  • Guest lecturer at Vaasa University (Vaasa, Finland) (2010)
  • Guest lecturer at Potsdam University (Potsdam, Germany) (2009)
  • Guest lecturer at Passau University (Passau, Duitsland) (2006 - 2007)
  • Guest lecturer at the Waseda University (Tokyo, Japan) (2004 - 2005)
Editorial boards
Member of the 'editorial board' of the journal Public Integrity, publisher Taylor & Francis (2016 - ...)
Member of the 'scientific board' of the journal Ethique Publique, Ecole Nationale d'Administration Publique (Québec, Canada) (2016 - ...)
Member of the 'international advisory board' of the European Journal of Criminology, publisher Sage (2008 - ... )
Member of the core editorial board (2006 - 2008) and editorial board (2009 - ...) of the journal Panopticon, Publisher Maklu
Member of the editorial board of the book series Het Groene Gras, publisher Boom (2006 - ...)
Member of the editorial board of the book serie Samenleving, Criminaliteit en Strafrechtspleging, publisher Universitaire Pers Leuven (2016 - ...)
Member of the editorial board of the journal and the book series Burger, Bestuur & Beleid, publisher Vandenbroele (2005 - ...)
Reviewer for Cahiers Politiestudies, Maklu Publishers (2009 - 2016)
Forum functions
Current mandates
Member of the Research Committee of the Faculty of Law (2009-…)
Founding coordinator of the Network for Integrity Flanders (NIV) (2009 - ...)
Member of the European Society of Criminology (2007 - …)
Member of Moderator (previously Suggnomè vzw) (2007 - ...)
Member of the General Assembly of the Centrum voor Politiestudies (2006 - ...)
Member of the provinciaal begeleidingsteam voor optimale bedrijfsvoering Vlaams-Brabant (2006 - ...)
Member of the Doctoral Committee of the Faculty of Law (2005 - ...)
Member of the Faculty Council of the Faculty of Law (2005 - ...)
Member of the Permanent Education Committee Criminological Sciences (2005 - ...)
Founding member of the executive committee of the ‘Permanent Study group on Ethics and Integrity of Governance’ of the European Group of Public Administration (2003 - ...)
Member of the Section on Ethics of the American Society for Public Administration (2003 - ...)
Associated member of the Public Management Institute
Past mandates
Vice-dean research faculty of law (2012 - 2016)
Founding chair of the Network for Qualitative Research Methods Leuven (NQRL, 2007 - 2010)
Founding director of the Leuven Institute of Criminology (2006 - 2012)
Member of the board of the Centrum voor Politiestudies (2006 - 2010)
Research fellow in integrity of governance at the Free University Amsterdam (2004 - 2014)
Founding co-chair of the Permanent Study Group on Ethics and Integrity of Governance (within the European Group of Public Administration) (2003 - 2011)
Relevant websites
http://www.burgerbestuurbeleid.be
http://www.instituutvoordeoverheid.be
http://www.egpa-ethics.eu
Onderzoeksgroep Integriteit van Bestuur (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
http://law.kuleuven.be/nqrl (Network for Qualitative Research Leuven - NQRL)
Publications
Complete publication list via Lirias
Some selected publications

Paesen, H., Maesschalck, J., Loyens, K. (2019). Beyond police culture: a quantitative study of the organisational culture in 64 local police forces in Belgium. Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management.

Loyens, K., Maesschalck, J. (2014). Police-public interactions: a grid-group cultural theory perspectivePolicing, 37(1), 144-158.

De Schrijver, A., Maesschalck, J. (2013). A new definition and conceptualization of ethical competence. In: Menzel D., Cooper T. (Eds.), Achieving ethical competence for public service leadership, Chapt. 2. Armonk (NY): M.E. Sharpe, 29-51.
Maesschalck, J. (2012). Integriteitstrainingen. In: van den Heuvel J., Huberts L., Muller E. (Eds.), bookseries: Handboeken Veiligheid, Integriteit: Integriteit en integriteitsbeleid in Nederland. Deventer: Kluwer, 325-347.
Maesschalck, J. (2011). Bestuurskunde en criminologie. Een pleidooi voor wankele benaderingen. In: Aertsen I., Daems T., Haaren A., Hutsebaut F., Maesschalck J. (Eds.), Deviante wetenschap. Het domein van de criminologie. Liber Amicorum Johan Goethals. Leuven: Acco,63-74.
Loyens, K., Maesschalck, J., (2010). “Toward a theoretical framework for ethical decision making of street-level bureaucracy: existing models reconsidered.Administration & Society. 42 (1), 66-100.
De Schrijver, A., Delbeke, K., Maesschalck, J., Pleysier, S. (2010). Fairness perceptions and organisational misbehaviour: an empirical study. American Review of Public Administration, 40(6), 691-703.
Maesschalck, J., Bertok, J. (2009), Towards a sound integrity framework: instruments, processes, structures and conditions for implementation. Paris: OECD.
Huberts, Leo W.J.C., Maesschalck, Jeroen, Jurkiewicz, Carole J. , (Eds.) (2008), Ethics and integrity of governance: perspectives across frontiers. Edward Elgar: Cheltenham, UK.
Maesschalck, Jeroen, Ringeling Arthur (2008), “What goes up, must come down? The career of 'safety and security' as a policy issue.” In: Cachet, Lex, De Kimpe, Sofie, Ponsaers, Paul en Ringeling, Arthur, Governance of Security in the Netherlands and Belgium. Den Haag: Boom Juridische Uitgevers.
Devis, Evi, Maesschalck, Jeroen, Hutsebaut, Frank (2008). Implementatiestrategieën voor de deontologische code van de politiediensten: een toolbox voor een modern integriteitsbeleid. Brussel: FOD Binnenlandse Zaken. Algemene Directie Veiligheid en Preventie.
Maesschalck Jeroen & Van de Walle Steven (2006), “Policy failure and corruption in Belgium: is federalism to blame?West European Politics. 29 (5), pp. 999-1017.
Maesschalck Jeroen & Schram Frankie (2006) “Meer dan een brochure of affiche: de deontologische code als kernelement van een effectief ambtelijk integriteitsbeleid.Burger, Bestuur & Beleid. 3 (1), pp. 49-61.
Maesschalck Jeroen (2005), “Approaches to ethics management in the public sector: a proposed extension of the compliance-integrity continuum.” Public Integrity. 7 (1), pp. 21-41.
Maesschalck Jeroen (2005), “Een aanpak voor dilemmatrainingen: een stappenplan voor ethische besluitvorming. Vlaams Tijdschrift voor Overheidsmanagement. 9 (4), pp. 7-19.
Maesschalck Jeroen (2004), Towards a public administration theory on public sector ethics. A comparative study. doctoral dissertation, faculty of social sciences, KU Leuven: Leuven. 375 p.
Maesschalck Jeroen (2004), “The impact of New Public Management reforms on public servants' ethics: towards a theory.Public Administration. 82 (2), pp. 465-489.
Maesschalck Jeroen & Ornelis Frank (2003), “Een interdisciplinaire analyse van de klokkenluidersproblematiek in de openbare sector.Tijdschrift voor Bestuurswetenschappen en Publiek Recht. 58 (8), pp. 535-557
Maesschalck Jeroen (2002), “When do scandals have an impact on policy making? A case study of the police reform following the Dutroux scandal in Belgium.International Public Management Journal. 5 (2), pp. 169-193.