DAMIEN BOL

Associate Professor in Political Behavior

King's College London

damien.bol@kcl.ac.uk


I'm an Associate Professor in Political Science at King's College London  and Director of the Quantitative Political Economy Research Group. Prior to that, I studied and worked at the Université de Montréal and UCLouvain. I've also held visiting positions at the Paris School of Economics and European University Institute.


My research lies at the intersection of comparative politics, political behavior, and political economy with a focus on elections, voters and parties. I try to understand people's experience of representative democracy across countries and political systems. I also sometimes work at the advancement of methods for social sciences like surveys and experiments. I'm a political scientist by training but I frequently collaborate with economists trying to bridge the two disciplines. Political scientists would say that I’m a rational choice analyst, but economists would say that I’m behaviorist.


These last 10 years, I’ve coordinated a dozen of surveys and experiments in Western Europe, as well as Canada and Indonesia. To do so, I’ve been financially supported by the British Academy, the Belgian Fonds de la Recherche Scientifique, and the Montreal Centre for Democratic Citizenship.


Curriculum Vitae