Romain Lachat

Assistant Professor

Romain Lachat is associate professor at the CEVIPOF-Sciences Po, which he joined in 2016.

He obtained his PhD in political science at the University of Zurich in 2014. He was a visiting scholar at the political science departments of the University of Montreal (2006-2007) and of New York University (2007-2008). He also worked at the Department of Political and Social Sciences at Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, as an invited professor (2010-2014) and associate professor (2014-2015).

His research focuses on the comparative analysis of electoral behaviour and on political representation. He is particularly interested in the impact of political institutions and party characteristics on individual-level behaviour. He has published in several international political science journals, including Comparative Political Studies,Electoral Studies, theEuropean Journal of Political Research, Political Behavior, and West European Politics.

romain.lachat@sciences-po.fr

Research Fields

Electoral behaviour, Public opinion, Comparative politics

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