is Professor of Social and Political Philosophy at KU Leuven. He works on the normative foundations of linguistic justice (including the justification of language rights and translational justice), federalism, and nationalism. He also has a strong interest in 18th century philosophy of language. He has held visiting research positions at Princeton University (in 2006, and as a Fung Global Fellow in 2013-2014) and at the University of Oxford, Nuffield College (2008-2009), and was a part-time guest professor at the Université Catholique de Louvain from 2010 until 2016. He is a member of CETRA’s steering group. He is currently the director of RIPPLE, the Leuven research group in political philosophy.