As of April 1, Claes de Vreese is chair of the Social Science Council (SWR) of the Royal Dutch Academy of Science (KNAW). As Chair of the Council he is also vice chair of the domain Behavioral, Social, and Law sciences Domain of the KNAW.
The KNAW fulfills several important roles at the national level: a learned society representing the full spectrum of scientific and scholarly disciplines; to act as a management body for national research institutes; to advise the Dutch Government on matters related to scientific pursuit. Congratulations Claes! https://www.knaw.nl/nl/de-knaw/organisatie/bestuur-en-organisatie