Angela Tacea is a postdoctoral fellow at the Brussels School of Governance of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB). She joined the VUB as a FWO (Research Foundation Flanders) postdoctoral fellow. She is also associated researcher at the Center for Europeans studies and comparative politics (CEE), Sciences Po Paris and deputy judge to the French National Court of Asylum.
Her research and teaching interests are broadly in European decision-making process and constitutional law, with special focus on institutional actors and procedures, fundamental rights and justice and home affairs policies, e-government, civic techs and artificial intelligence. Her work has appeared in prominent journals such as West European Politics, the Journal of Common Market Studies, and Politics and Governance.
Before joining the VUB, she has been a temporary Lecturer in public law and political science at Université Paris 2 Panthéon- Assas. Angela completed her PhD at Sciences Po Paris (2010-2017). Her dissertation, published in 2021 in with the LGDJ press, explains how national parliaments contribute to the decision-making process and the defense of human rights and civil liberties in the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice.
Research Expertise: EU legislative procedure, AFSJ, European Parliament, European Commission, Council of Ministers, EU institution, Neo-institutionalism, asylum.
Research Methodology: Quantitative methods, Natural language processing, Text mining