My main academic interest is in comparative European politics, with a focus on political parties. I am also interested in case-orientated research methods and empirical theory.
My teaching involves courses on comparative politics and methods.
On the research External link. front, I lead the project Political Parties and their Leaders External link., which is undertaken through the Party Leadership Network External link.. Citations of my publications can be found via Google Scholar External link..
I am a member of the steering group for the university's Centre for the Study of Political Organisation.
An abridged CV can be found via this link. External link.