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The Political Representation, Parties and Presidents Survey

An expert survey on policy positioning and democratic linkage mechanisms

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This research network...

This research network...

... brings together renowned scholars from Europe and the Americas to study the causes and consequences of populism.
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The IEPRG seminar series...

The IEPRG seminar series...

... provides a platform for discussing research by local and international scholars in the areas of international relations, comparative politics, and political economy. The series meets four to five times per semester and everybody is welcome to attend!

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I am an Assistant Professor of Comparative Politics at the IE School of International Relations in Madrid (Spain) and Associated Researcher at the Instituto de Ciências Sociais da Universidade de Lisboa (Portugal). Before joining IE University I held a Senior Lecturer position at Swansea University (UK) and lectured at Konstanz University (Germany) and at the University of Notre Dame (USA) where I have been a visiting fellow at the Helen Kellogg Institute for International Studies during the academic year 2008-2009.

My research interests fall into the area of comparative politics and evolve around political parties, political institutions, women representation, ideology and issues of political representation, political preferences, and political behavior. I am currently involved in several projects. Together with Christian Arnold and David Doyle we examine the positioning of Latin America presidents in their state of the union addresses. Furthermore, Mulh(j)er e Poder, examines conditions and implications of women´s political representation with a specific focus on Portugal and Spain, an exciting project that involves Leslie Schwindt-Bayer, Tània Verge, and Ana Espirito-Santo. I am also part of a larger network studying the causes and consequences of populism.

 

 Contact Details:

IE School of International Relations
Maria de Molina 11
28006 Madrid
Spain