I'm an Associate Professor in Political Behavior at . Prior to that, I studied and worked at the and. I've also held visiting positions in the and .
My research lies at the intersection of political behavior and comparative politics with a focus on elections and electoral rules. I study how rules shape the behavior of voters and parties, and how these actors shape rules in return. My overarching goal is to better understand people's experience of elections and democracy, and find ways to improve it. I also sometimes try to advance survey and experimental methods.
These last 10 years, I’ve conducted a dozen surveys and experiments (in the lab, in the field, and in surveys) in various countries, but mostly in Belgium, Canada, France, and the UK. To do so, I’ve been financially supported by various organizations including the (Canada), the (UK), and the (Belgium). I'm currently leading an inter-university survey aims at eliciting people's preference for political institutions in 15 West European countries.
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 rational choice analysist, but economists would say that I’m behaviorist. I’m currently the Director of the at King’s College London, and the Convener of the .