Claes de Vreese

Claes de Vreese

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Claes de Vreese is Professor and Chair of Political Communication at the Department of Communication of the UvA. He focuses on comparative journalism research, the effects of news on public attitudes, public opinion and European integration.

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Wouter van der Brug

Wouter van der Brug is Professor of Political Science at the UvA. His research interests focus on comparative research in, among others, collective political behavior, particular electoral behavior, right-wing populism, political communication and political parties.

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Erika van Elsas

Erika van Elsas is a postdoctoral researcher at the Amsterdam School of Communication Research (ASCoR) of the University of Amsterdam. She works on the ERC-funded EUROPINIONS project (led by Claes de Vreese), which analyses the causes and consequences of public opinion about Europe.

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Jan Willem Duyvendak

Jan Willem Duyvendak is Distinguished Research Professor of Sociology at the University of Amsterdam. Among his research interests are social movements, the transformation of the welfare state, belonging and 'feeling at home', and emotions and institutions. 

 

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Sarah de Lange

Sarah de Lange is Professor by special appointment at the Department of Political Science at the University of Amsterdam and holds the Dr. J.M. Den Uyl chair. Her main research interests concern parties, party families, and party systems. Her work is broad in geographical scope and examines party politics in a range of East and West European countries.

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Floris Vermeulen

Floris Vermeulen is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science at the UvA. His research interests include civic and political participation of immigrants, local integration polices and governance of religious diversity.

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Joost van Spanje

Joost van Spanje is Associate Professor in the Communication Science Department of the UvA. His research focuses on political elites' responses to the presence of (according to these elites) unwanted political actors in established democracies, and on the quality of democracy in West-European countries more generally.

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Theresa Kuhn

Theresa Kuhn is Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Science of the UvA. She specialises in European identity or identities and transnationalism on which she published the book Experiencing European Integration. Currently she explores the concept of solidarity in Europe.

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Gijs Schumacher

Gijs Schumacher is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Amsterdam and affiliated to the High-Risk Politics Project at the VU University Amsterdam. His current research centers on intra-party decision-making and representation.

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Katjana Gattermann

Katjana Gattermann is Assistant Professor of Political Communication at the University of Amsterdam. Her current research focuses on the patterns, drivers and effects of the personalization of EU politics in news coverage.

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Marcel Hanegraaff

Marcel Hanegraaff is an Assistant Professor in Political Science at the University of Amsterdam. His research concentrates on the politics of interest representation in a transnational and EU context, as well as on the functioning of international organizations in the fields of climate change and global trade. 

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Joost Berkhout

Joost Berkhout is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Amsterdam and works on the research project Mapping Interest Organizations in Western Europe, which aims at creating an overview of politically active organisations in the Netherlands, Germany, France and the UK.

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Armen Hakhverdian

Armen Hakhverdian is an Associate Professor at the Political Science department of the University of Amsterdam. His research predominantly deals with political representation, public opinion, political institutions and the relations between these three.

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Bert Bakker

Bert Bakker is Assistant Professor of Political Communication at the University of Amsterdam. His current research addresses the question how psychological dispositions interact with the information environment in shaping attitudes (towards the EU) and voting behavior. 

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Tom van der Meer

Tom van der Meer is Professor in Political Science, in particular legitimacy, inequality and citizenship, at the University of Amsterdam. He specializes in political trust, electoral behaviour, (ethnic diversity and) social cohesion, and research methods. 

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Eelco Harteveld

Eelco Harteveld is a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Political Science of the University of Amsterdam. His research focuses on political behaviour, public opinion, and the populist radical right.

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Andreas Goldberg

Andreas Goldberg is postdoctoral researcher at the Amsterdam School of Communication Research of the University of Amsterdam. His research interests include political behaviour in elections and referendums (both regarding vote choice and turnout). He works on the prof. Claes de Vreese's Europinions project. 

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Franziska Marquart

Franziska Marquart is postdoctoral researcher at the Amsterdam School of Communication Research (ASCoR) of the UvA. Her research interests center around political communication effects, experimental methods, and the impact of visual communication in various mediated context. Her research is part of prof. Claes de Vreese's Europinions project. go to profile

Liza Mügge

Liza Mügge is Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science and Director of the Amsterdam Research Centre for Gender and Sexuality at the University of Amsterdam. Her research interests include Political Equality and Representation, Intersectionality, Politics of Gender, Transnationalism and Diaspora Politics. 

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Marcel Maussen

Marcel Maussen is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Science of the University of Amsterdam. His research interests include the accommodation of religious diversity and in particular of Islam in Western Europe and practices of tolerance in Europe, democratic theory, free speech, social inequality and contemporary political theory. 

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Marcel van Egmond

Marcel van Egmond is Senior Lecturer in Research Methods at the Department of Communication Science and a member of ASCoR at the University of Amsterdam. His research interests include comparative electoral behaviour and the influence of media on political behaviour

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Eric Schliesser

Eric Schliesser is Professor of Political Theory at the faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences of the UvA. His research interests include early modern philosophy, philosophy of science and philosophy of economics.

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Rens Vliegenthart

Rens Vliegenthart is Professor Media and Society in the department of Communication Science and at the Amsterdam School of Communication Research (ASCoR) at the UvA. His research interests include media-politics relations, media coverage of social movements and businesses, election campaigns, European integration, soccer hooliganism and time series analysis.

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Andreas Schuck

Andreas Schuck is an Associate Professor ofPolitical Communication at the Department of Communication Science at the University of Amsterdam. His research focuses on media effects on political opinions, attitudes and behavior.

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Daphne van der Pas

Daphne van der Pas is a Postdoctoral researcher and lecturer at the Political Science Department of the University of Amsterdam. Her research interest are in interactions between parties and the media, parliamentary activity, leadership effects, quantitative methods and computer-assisted content analysis.

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Linda Bos

Linda Bos is Assistant Professor in Political Communication at the Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR) of the UvA. Her research focuses on election campaigns, populism, media use and media effects. More specifically she focuses on populism and/in the media, and media effects on electoral volatility.

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Oscar Verkaaik

Oscar Verkaaik is a researcher at the department of Anthropology of the University of Amsterdam. He is currently developing a research program on religious architecture, in particular new purpose-built mosques in Europe, in which he focuses on how new mosque projects for involved involved parties create a process of reflection on the place and role of Muslims in a Western society.

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Matthijs Rooduijn

Matthijs Rooduijn is Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Science of the UvA. His research focuses on the rise of populist left and right parties, polarization and voting behavior. Go to profile

Saskia Bonjour

Saskia Bonjour is Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Science. She teaches mostly in the field of gender & politics and intersectionality. Her research focuses on the politics of migration and citizenship in the Netherlands and in Europe. She is especially interested in family migration, civic integration, gender and migration, and Europeanisation. She is coordinator of the ACCESS EUROPE Migration Network. view profile

Laura Jacobs

Laura Jacobs is Postdoctoral Researcher at the Department of Political Communication and Journalism of the Amsterdam School of Communication Research (ASCoR). She is working on the VIDI project by Joost van Spanje ‘Defending or Damaging Democracy’ which focuses on the effects of legal action against anti-immigrant parties. go to profile

Mike Medeiros

Mike Medeiros is Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Science. He is interested in how social diversity influences individuals’ political attitudes and behaviour. His research focuses on sociopolitical issues related to ethnicity, gender, elections and nationalism. go to profile

Harmen van der Veer

Harmen van der Veer is a PhD candidate at the Department of Political Science of the UvA, working on national and ideological representation in the European Parliament.

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Judith Zijlstra

Judith Zijlstra is an external PhD-candidate at the AISSR (Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research) of the University of Amsterdam. Her research focuses on the scientific migration of Iranian students and academics to the Netherlands and Turkey.

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Anna Brosius

Anna Brosius is a PhD candidate at the Amsterdam School of Communication Research (ASCoR) at the University of Amsterdam. Her research focuses on media effects on public opinion about the European Union in different contexts.

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Lisanne de Blok

Lisanne de Blok is a PhD Candidate in Political Science and studies evaluative-based political trust. In her project she disentangles the conditions affecting the relationship between government performance evaluations and political trust including perceptions of responsibility, clarity of responsibility, personal experiences with policies and relative salience attached to policy areas. go to profile

Maria Kranendonk

Maria Kranendonk is a PhD Candidate at the department of political science at the University of Amsterdam and the Germany Institute Amsterdam (Duitsland Instituut Amsterdam). Her work focuses primarily on the link between social identification and political participation among immigrants from predominantly Muslim countries in Western Europe. go to profile

Hannah Werner

Hannah Werner is a PhD student at the Department of Political Science. In her PhD project, Hannah studies the often-stated potential of democratic innovations, such as citizen forums or referendums, to reconnect citizens to political authorities and tackle an acclaimed legitimacy deficit with a specific focus on winners and losers of democratic decisions. go to profile