Short CV/Education and training

    MA Political Science

  • 2000 – 2009
    Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Reader and Professor of Comparative Politics, University of Birmingham

  • Since 2009
    Professor of Comparative Politics, Leiden University

Selected publications

  • Political Parties in New Democracies: Party Organization in Southern and East-Central Europe. London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003, xv + 255 pp.

  • 'Political Parties as Public Utilities', Party Politics, 10/6 (2004), pp. 701-722.

  • The State of the Parties: Party Democracy in the Twenty-First Century (editor and contributor). Special issue of the European Review 16/3, 2008, 123 pp.

  • 'Models of Party Democracy: Patterns of Party Regulation in Post-War European Constitutions' (with Gabriela Borz), European Political Science Review, 2012.

  • 'Constitutionalizing Party Democracy: The Constitutive Codification of Political Parties in Post-war Europe', British Journal of Political Science 42/1 (2012), pp. 187-212.

  • 'Going, Going, ... Gone? The Decline of Party Membership in Contemporary Europe', (with Peter Mair and Thomas Poguntke), European Journal of Political Research, 51/1 (2012), pp. 24-56.

  • 'The Europeanization of Party Politics? Competing Regulatory Paradigms at the Supranational Level' (with Fransje Molenaar), West European Politics 35/2, 2012, forthcoming.

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