Hanspeter Kriesi

Stein Rokkan Chair in Comparative Politics


Hanspeter Kriesi holds the Stein Rokkan Chair in Comparative Politics at the EUI. He is also affiliated to the Laboratory for Comparative Social Research, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Russian Federation. Previously, he has been teaching at the universities of Amsterdam, Geneva and Zurich. His wide ranging research interests include the study of various aspects of democracy, political communication, political mobilization and opinion formation. 2017 he has received the Mattei-Dogan Prize. Currently he is working on an ERC project on the political consequences of the Great Recession in Europe.