Steven Van Hauwaert

Steven Van Hauwaert is currently an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow at the University of Mainz. He is also the principal investigator of the Global Public Opinions Project (GPOP), a cooperative international research effort that sets out to advance the knowledge of public opinion and its different components across the world.

He previously held positions as a Visiting Professor at the Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE) in Mexico, an FSR Fellow at the Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium), an NU Fellow at Northwestern University (USA), an Adjunct Lecturer (ATER) and Research Fellow at Sciences Po Paris (France), a Visiting Researcher and Lecturer at the University of Amsterdam (the Netherlands) and a Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher at the University of Vienna (Austria). He received his PhD from Sciences Po Paris in 2013 with the dissertation entitled “Trans-national diffusion patterns between West European far right parties: Towards a systematic framework of analysis”. He received the highest mention, with unanimous congratulations of the jury.

His main research fields are comparative political behaviour and public opinion, particularly in Western Europe, but also in Latin America. Some of his other research interests include political parties and party systems, populism and political extremism, and political participation.

His academic contributions have appeared, or are forthcoming, in a number of edited volumes and the journals Acta Politica, Comparative European Politics, Electoral Studies, European Journal of Political Research, European Societies, the Journal of Future Studies, and Public Opinion Quarterly.

You can find more here information about his academic profile, his research interests and his on-going projects.

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