Guests Invited to the Chair
Assistant Professor. Mathieu Turgeon is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of North Texas. Mathieu's research interests center on political behavior, including voting and elections, public opinion, political psychology, political participation, and statistical and survey methodology.
PhD Student. Dieter Stiers is a PhD student of the Research Foundation Flanders at the Centre for Citizenship and Democracy of the KU Leuven in Belgium. He is interested in elections and electoral behaviour, with a specific focus on the causes and consequences of electoral volatility.
Postdoctoral Researcher. Guillermo Cordero is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the Autonomous University of Madrid. His main areas of interest include political attitudes, electoral behavior and the selection of political elites in Europe.
Professor. Arthur Lupia is the Hal R. Varian Professor of Political Science at the University of Michigan and Chair of National Research Council's Roundtable on the Application of Behavioral and Social Science. He does research on topics relevant to politics and policy including voting, elections, persuasion, opinion change, civic education, coalition governance, legislative-bureaucratic relationships and decision-making under uncertainty.
Researcher. Hanna Wass is an academy research fellow in the project ‘Equality in electoral participation and vote choice’ funded by the Academy of Finland (2013-2018). From January to August 2013, she worked as a postdoctoral researcher funded by the University of Helsinki.
Professor. Aina Galego is the Ramon y Cajal Fellow (Assistant Professor) at the Institut de Barcelona d'Estudis Internacionals and a Research Associate at the Institute of Political Economy and Governance. Previously, she was a post-doctoral researcher at the Spanish High Research Council and at Stanford University
Professor. James Garand holds the Emogene Pliner Distinguished Professor at Louisiana State University. He has has teaching and research interests in the fields of legislative politics, electoral politics, public opinion, public policy, state politics, racial and ethnic politics, domestic political economy, and methodology and statistics.
Professor. Romain Lachat is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the Cevipofat Sciences Po in Paris. He holds a research chair in electoral behaviour, funded by the Université Sorbonne Paris Cité.
Senior Researcher. Jean François Laslier is a researcher from the CNRS and, since October 2013, he works at the Paris School of Economics. His main topics of interest are Social Choice, Welfare, Game Theory, and Politics.
Associate Professor. Laura B. Stephenson is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Western Ontario. Her research focuses on political behaviour and institutions, including the intersection of the two.
PhD Student. Alexander Wuttke is a PhD student at the University of Mannheim, Germany. His dissertation is about voting as a civic duty and the interplay of norms and political behavior in general. His research interests include political psychology, electoral studies and political parties.
Professor. Raymond Duch is an Official Fellow at Nuffield College and is the Director of the Nuffield Centre for Experimental Social Sciences (CESS), which currently has centres in Oxford and Santiago, Chile, with a third to be launched soon in Pune, India.
Professor. Diana C. Mutz holds the Samuel A. Stouffer Chair in Political Science and Communication, and also serves as Director of the Institute for the Study of Citizens and Politics. She does research on public opinion, political psychology and mass political behavior, with a particular emphasis on political communication.
Professor. John Aldrich is the Pfizer-Pratt Professor of Political Science at Duke University. He specializes in American politics and behavior, formal theory, and methodology. Books he has authored or co-authored include Why Parties, Before the Convention, Linear Probability, Logit and Probit Models, and a series of books on elections, the most recent of which is Change and Continuity in the 2012 and 2014 Elections.
Professor. Ignacio Lago is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona, Spain) and Doctor-Miembro at Juan March Institute (Madrid). His recent publications have appeared in Economics and Politics, Electoral Studies, European Journal of Political Economy, European Journal of Political Research, Party Politics and Social Science Quarterly.
Professor. Karine Van der Straeten is Directrice de Recherche CNRS at the Toulouse School of Economics. Her research interests include Political Economy, Experimental Economics and Formal Political Science.