Associate Professor in Political Behavior
King's College London
I'm an Associate Professor in Political Behaviour in the Department of Political Economy of and Director of the . Prior to that, I studied and worked at the and . I've also held visiting posititions in the and .
In my research, I try to use surveys and (quasi) experiments to understand people's experience of representative democracy across countries and political systems, and in particular how voters and parties react and proact to political institutions. Over the years, I’ve coordinated a dozen of surveys and experiments, mostly in Belgium, Canada, France, and the United Kingdom. In 2020, I also directed the , an inter-university project and a large-scale survey covering 15 Western European countries. I’ve been financially supported by the , the , and the .
I'm a political scientist by training but I frequently collaborate with economists trying to bridge the two disciplines. My fields in political science are political behavior and comparative politics, and my fields in economics are political economy and behavioral economics. Political scientists would say that I'm a rational choice analyst, but economists would say that I'm behaviorist.