Oriane Calligaro is an Associate Professor in Political Science at ESPOL (Université catholique de Lille). She is Associate Researcher at the Université libre de Bruxelles (CEVIPOL) and Co-Director of the journal Politique européenne.
Her main research interests are EU policies in the cultural and academic fields and the role of values in EU governance. She also works on the role of NGOs and private foundations in the EU anti-discrimination policy.
She published the monograph Negotiating Europe. The EU promotion of Europeanness since the 1950s, Palgrave Macmillan, 2013 and co-edited with François Foret the book “European values”. Challenges and opportunities for EU governance, Routledge, 2018.
Before joining ESPOL, she was a Research Fellow and a Lecturer at the Institute for European Studies/CEVIPOL, Université libre de Bruxelles. She was also a Humboldt Foundation Research Fellow at the IFZ in Munich and a Lecturer in European Studies at the Maastricht University. She received her PhD from the European University Institute (Florence) and worked as a Research Assistant for the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies (EUDO Citizenship Observatory) in Florence.