Elias Dinas

Joint SPS/RSC Swiss Chair in Federalism, Democracy and International Governance


Elias-Dinas-C150xElias Dinas holds the Swiss Chair in Federalism, Democracy and International Governance (joint SPS/RSC chair) – while on leave from the University of Oxford, where he is Associate Professor in Comparative Politics and a Tutorial Fellow at Brasenose College. Elias holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the European University Institute (2010) and his research interests include the dynamics of political socialization, the downstream effects of institutional interventions and the legacy of authoritarian rule on the ideological predispositions of citizens in new democracies. He has also a keen interest in research methodology. His work has been published, among others, in the American Political Science Review, the American Journal of Political Science, the Journal of Politics, and Political Analysis and mentioned in The Economist, the Atlantic and the New York Times.

Research interests: political socialization and comparative political behaviour; the long-term imprint of history and state policies on the formation of political identities; attitudes towards outgroups and xenophobia; political methodology

Research Cluster Democracy in the 21st Century: Together with colleagues in History and Law, I am coordinating the cluster on Democracy in the 21st century, which organises events and seminars on a variety of topics about democracy, its prospects and its challenges. Find more here

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50014 San Domenico di Fiesole (FI), Italy

Tel. [+39] 055 4685 483 / Int. 2483

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Page last updated on 15 December 2020

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