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.
Electoral behaviour, Public opinion, Comparative politics