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Benjamin Leruth, Dr

University of Groningen, European Politics and Society

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Research Discipline

Politics & International Relations


Dr Benjamin Leruth is a regular media commentator, working with print and broadcast media at home and overseas. He featured, among others, in The Telegraph (on the 2019 European Parliament elections), the Sydney Morning Herald (on the 2017 French Presidential elections), de Volkskrant (on Emmanuel Macron), ABC Radio (on Euroscepticism in the United Kingdom), Radio France Internationale (on Brexit), BBC World Service (on Euroscepticism and social policy) and RTBF in Belgium (on Brexit).

Language Skills

  • English
  • French
  • Dutch
  • Spanish (Basic)


Benjamin Leruth is an Assistant Professor in European Politics and Society at the University of Groningen. He previously worked at the Universities of Canberra, Kent and Bath. He is the author and co-editor of several books, such as 'Differentiated Integration and Disintegration in a Post-Brexit Era' (Routledge 2019), 'the Routledge Handbook of Euroscepticism' (2018), 'Euroscepticism as a transnational and pan-European phenomenon' (2017), and 'After Austerity: Welfare State Transformation in Europe after the Great Recession' (Oxford University Press 2017)