Tore Vincents Olsen is Associate Professor in political theory at the Department of Political Science, of the University of Aarhus. He has previously worked at the International Centre for Business and Politics of the Copenhagen Business School. He holds a PhD degree in Political Science from the University of Copenhagen. He has worked on issues concerning the legitimacy of the EU, the Europeanization of national political institutions, anti-discrimination legislation in Europe and the relation between political culture and immigrant inclusion. he has recently published ‘The Political Constitution of the EU Citizen Rights Regime’, Journal of European Public Policy, 18, 1, 2011.