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 (especially voting behavior) and electoral rules (especially preference for new electoral rules). My overarching goal is to better understand people's experience of representative democracy, and find ways to improve it. I also sometimes try to advance survey and experimental methods, and in the past QCA and Fuzzy Sets.
These last 10 years, I’ve conducted a dozen of surveys and experiments in various countries, but mostly in Belgium, Canada, France, and the UK. To do so, I’ve been financially supported by the (Canada), the (UK), and the (Belgium). I'm currently leading an inter-university survey, which 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 a rational choice analysist, but economists would say that I’m behaviorist. My work thus appears in journals from both disciplines like CPS, EJPR, PSRM, Electoral Studies, Party Politics, PRQ, WEP in polisci; and JPUBE, Public Choice in econ.
I’m currently the Director of the at King’s College London, and the Convener of the .