Faculty Spotlight

Bozoki Receives Award of Doctor of Science (DSc) of Hungarian Academy of Sciences

July 14, 2021
Professor Andras Bozoki received the award of Doctor of Science (DSc) of Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
 

Associate Professor's Bochsler New Article on Power-sharing and the quality of democracy

June 23, 2021
There is evidence that power-sharing supports democratic transitions. Yet, how do the resulting regimes fare in terms of democratic quality? In their new article in the European Political Science Review, Daniel Bochsler and Andreas Juon (ETH Zurich) investigate this question for 70 democracies since 1990.
 

Professor Littvay's Co-Authored Proposal Accepted by European Social Survey

June 11, 2021
The proposal by Levente Littvay, Bernhard Wessels and Alex Trechsel for the inclusion of populism and technocracy attitude items in the European Social Survey's six-wave online panel ESS CROss-National Online Survey-2 (CRONOS-2) was just accepted.
Congratulations!

Article about Belief in conspiracy theories and attitudes toward political violence by Professor Littvay

May 12, 2021

What about the political-behavioral implications of belief in conspiracy theories? In this first view article published by Italian Political Science Review, Professor Levente Littvay and former Federico Vegetti show that those who believe in conspiracy theories are more likely to endorse violent political actions.

Belief in conspiracy theories and attitudes toward political violence (Open access)

Twinning: a new way to elect the European Parliament - New Blog Post by Bogaards

April 30, 2021

When voters elect the European Union European Parliament they vote for their own parties in their own countries. Many want this to change, but how? Associate Professor Matthijs Bogaards proposes electoral twinning to connect communities across Europe. His new blog post was published on reform of European Parliament elections on the website of the European Consortium of Political Research (ECPR).

Twinning: a new way to elect the European Parliament