Louk de la Rive Box

Louk de la Rive Box was professor of geography at Utrecht University, director of the Adaptive Agricultural Research program at Wageningen University, past president of the European Association of Development Research and Training Institute(EADI), the European University Association for the study of Society, Science and Technology (ESST) and One World Netherlands, and director of development policy planning at the Netherlands’ Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Center for Development Policies. He also worked for Columbia and California State University after which he returned to the Netherlands to be part of a planning team for the restructuring of Dutch Higher Education.

Currently, he is Professor of International Cooperation and rector at the ISS, honorary professor of international co-operation at Maastricht University, member of Sussex University's STEPS Advisory Board and of the World Connectors, board member of the international journal Global Governance and The Broker, and member of the board of the Graduate Institute for International Relations and Development Studies (IHEID).



Science and technology policy for development : dialogues at the interface / ed. by Louk Box and Rutger Engelhard / L. BOX R. ENGELHARD;. - London : Anthem, 2006.

Towards coherence?: Development cooperation policy and the development of policy cooperation / Louk Box, Andrea Koulaïmah-Gabriel / L. BOX A. KOULAIMAH - GABRIEL;. - [Maastricht : European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM)], [1996].

The tenuous interface: policymakers, researchers and user-publics : the case of the Netherlands' development cooperation / Leen Boer and Louk Box / L. BOER L. BOX;. - The Hague : Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Development Cooperation Information Department, 1994.

Culture and communication: the forgotten dimension in development cooperation / Louk Box ... [et al.] / L. BOX. - Amsterdam : Royal Tropical Institute, Development and Management Dept., 1993.

Sociologists in agricultural research : findings of two research projects in the Dominican Republic and the Philippines / Louk Box and Dirk van Dusseldorp / L. BOX D. van DUSSELDORP;. - Wageningen : Agricultural University, 1992.

The commoditization debate: labour process, strategy and social network / Norman Long ... [et al.] / N. LONG L. BOX;. - Wageningen : Agricultural University, 1986.


Box, L. (2006) ‘Zin en onzin van Millenniumdoelstellingen: Nederlands beleid beschouwd’, Internationale Spectator 60(2): pp.66-69

Box, L. And I. Chronis (2006) ‘CER at the Crossroad of Heritage and Humanism’, Prince Claus Fund Journal 14(0): pp. 6-15

Box, L. (2006) 'Dialogues at the Interface: An Introduction', in L. Box and R. Engelhard (eds) Science and Technology Policy for Development: Dialogues at the Interface , pp.1-21 London: Anthem Press

Louk Box (2004). The Spinoza apple and the Fukuyama pear: An introduction to the EADI Summer School 2004.

Louk Box (1999).UN: towards a confederacy of confederations? [appeared in UN Chronicle 1999 (26) 4: 46-48]

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