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/democratic rules. I study how rules shape the behavior of voters and parties, and how these actors shape rules in return. My overharching goal is to better uderstand people's experience of elections and democracy, and find ways to improve it.
I use a variety of quantitative methods in my research, but I'm mostly interested in experiments. I’ve conducted experiments in Austria, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Indonesia, the UK, as well as with a Europe-wide sample of subjects. To do so, I’ve been financially supported by the , the , and the (among others). Sometimes I also try to contribute to methodological discussions in social sciences, particularly regarding experiments and surveys.
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, the Convener of the .