Executive Board 2016-18
Jorge Lanzaro (Chair)
Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay
Jorge Lanzaro is Professor of Political Science in the Department of Political Science at the Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay. His research interests include presidential governments, political parties and social democracy.
University of Warsaw, Poland
Malgorzata Kaczorowska is an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Political Science, University of Warsaw.
Her research interests include: political parties, party systems, political systems, comparative constitutional law, devolution, UK constitutional law, the UK's relations with the Commonwealth countries and Ireland, the UK's European policy-making and Europeanization, the European Parliament.
Griffith University, Australia
Duncan McDonnell is Professor of Politics in the School of Government and International Relations at Griffith University. He was previously a Jean Monnet Fellow and then a Marie Curie Fellow at the European University Institute. His main research interests are political parties, populism and Euroscepticism. He is a member of research teams that currently hold over 1 million AUD in funding from the Swedish Research Council and the Australian Research Council for long-term projects on radical right populist youth wings in Europe, on the relationships between populist and mainstream parties, and on Indigenous involvement in Australian political parties
University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Elin Naurin is a Wallenberg Academy Fellow and an associate professor at the Department of Political Science, University of Gothenburg.
Naurin has a wide research interest in theories and practices of representative democracy. Specific interests are parties' election pledges and politicians' responsiveness to public opinion. She also studies adult politial socialization, especially the role of pregnancy for individual's' political opinions, behavior and knowledge about politics.
Australian National University, Australia
Marian Sawer AO is Emeritus Professor and ANU Public Policy Fellow in the School of Politics and International Relations, the Australian National University. Her research interests include democratic theory and practice, electoral administration, gender politics and policy, social liberalism, an the intersection of social movements and the state.
Uppsala University, Sweden
Elin Bjarnegård is Associate Professor in Political Science and Senior Lecturer in Development Studies at the Department of Government at Uppsala University in Sweden. She is also affiliated to the Department of Peace and Conflict Research. Dr. Bjarnegård’s research and teaching interests span the field of comparative politics with a particular focus on gender.
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Staffan I. Lindberg
University of Gothenberg, Sweden
Staffan Lindberg is Professor of Political Science and Wallenberg Academy Fellow in the Department of Political Science, University of Gothenberg. His research interests are comparative politics, democracy and democratization, Africa, political institutions, public opinion, representation, legislatures, members of parliament, corruption and clientelism.
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Royal Military College, Canada
Holly Ann Garnett is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario.
Her research examines how electoral integrity can be strengthened throughout the electoral cycle, including the role of election management bodies, electoral assistance, voter registration, convenience voting measures, election technologies, civic literacy and campaign finance.
Johana Kirstin Birnir
University of Maryland
Jóhanna Kristín Birnir is an Associate Professor in the department of Government and Politics. She is Research director of the Center for International Development and Conflict Management (CIDCM) and director of the Minorities at Risk (MAR) project (now AMAR, A for All). Jóhanna studies the effect of identity (ethnicity, religion, gender) on contentious political outcomes (elections and violence), and has done extensive fieldwork in the Andes and in South-East Europe.