Christophe Leclerc is a PhD candidate at the department of Political Science at Maastricht University since August 2017. He holds a bachelor degree in European Studies as well as a research master in European Studies from Maastricht University. His master thesis focused on the link between social capital and voter turnout at general elections in EU countries. His research interests include: political sciences, sociology, and migration studies.
His PhD research addresses the relation between citizenship acquisition and immigrants' social well being, looking more specifically at residential outcomes and health status.
His PhD is conducted under the supervision of professor Maarten Vink and professor Hans Schmeets. Christophe Leclerc is a member of the MiLifeStatusProject (www.milifestatus.com)