College: College of Social Sciences and International Studies
Department: College of Social Sciences and International Studies
First year PhD Researcher in Politics and affiliated researcher on the project "State Encroachment of Civil Society" (STATORG). More information here: http://socialsciences.exeter.ac.uk/regulatingcivilsociety/
Research interests: New political parties, party development, party survival/death, political systems in Western Europe (in particular Scandinavia and Italy), state funding and legislation on political parties.
PhD-project: How does the design of the state funding scheme impact the development and survival of new, minor political parties in Norway and Italy?