Personal Endorsements

Personal Expression of Endorsement

Democracy scholars all over Europe and beyond have already demonstrated their support for MEDem by signing the “Personal Expression of Endorsement”. With this, they show their belief in the transformative power of research and collaboration that will be fostered within MEDem and support the infrastructure to be included into the ESFRI roadmap.

Join them by signing the online form below!

MEDem Personal Endorsements Worldwide

Listed below are all global scholars and experts who have expressed their support for MEDem by their corresponding country. The respective national coordinators are highlighted with an asterisk *. 

The list is regularly updated and was last updated on 17/04/2024

Albania

Ledia Kazazi
University of Elbasan

Australia

Patrick Dumont
Australian National University

Austria

Nina Ameseder
University of Vienna
Vera Beloshitzkaya
Paris Lodron University Salzburg
Hajo Boomgaarden *
University of Vienna
Fernando De la Cuesta
University of Vienna
Jakob-Moritz Eberl
University of Vienna
Laurenz Ennser-Jedenastik
University of Vienna
Marcel Fink
Institute for Advanced Studies
Robert Huber
University of Salzburg
Marcelo Jenny
University of Innsbruck
Ahrabhi Kathirgamalingam
University of Vienna
Sylvia Kritzinger *
University of Vienna
Zoe Lefkofridi
University of Salzburg
Fabienne Lind
University of Vienna
Jörg Matthes
University of Vienna
Emmanuel Meillan
University of Vienna
Thomas Meyer
University of Vienna
Julia Partheymüller
University of Vienna
Lena Ramstetter
University of Salzburg
Julia Riener
University of Vienna
Uta Rußmann
University of Innsbruck
Carsten Q. Schneider
Central European University
Andrea Stockinger
University of Vienna
Guido Tiemann
University of Klagenfurt
Markus Wagner
University of Vienna
Annie Waldherr
University of Vienna
Johanna Willmann
University of Vienna
Christopher Wratil
University of Vienna

Belgium

Pietro Castelli Gattinara
Université Libre de Bruxelles
Peter Van Aelst
University of Antwerp
Émilie van Haute
Université libre de Bruxelles
Jonas Lefevere
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Cecil Meeusen
KU Leuven
Jean-Benoit Pilet *
Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB)
Marc Swyngedouw
KU Leuven
Stefaan Walgrave
University of Antwerp

Canada

Maxime Coulombe
University of Western Ontario
Ruth Dassonneville
Université de Montréal
Mireille Lalancette
Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

Croatia

Kosta Bovan
University of Zagreb
Goran Čular *
University of Zagreb
Višeslav Raos
University of Zagreb
Daniela Širinić
University of Zagreb
Bartul Vuksan-Ćusa
University of Zagreb

Czechia

Alena Kluknavská
Masaryk University
Lukáš Linek *
Czech Academy of Sciences

Denmark

Edoardo Alberto Vigano
Aarhus University
David Andersen
Aarhus University
Johannes Andersen
Aalborg University
Kim Andersen
University of Southern Denmark
Martin Baekgaard
Aarhus University
Michael Bang Petersen
Aarhus University
Daniel Bischof
Aarhus University
Liv Bjerre
Aarhus University
Troels Bøggild
Aarhus University
Gabriela Camacho
Aarhus University
Søren Damsbo-Svendsen
University of Copenhagen
Jørgen Elklit
Aarhus University
Daniel Finke
Aarhus University
Kristian Frederiksen
Aarhus University
Christoffer Green-Pedersen
Aarhus University
Nicholas Haas
Aarhus University
Kasper M. Hansen *
University of Copenhagen
Helene Helboe Pedersen
Aarhus University
Florian Keppeler
Aarhus University
Ulrik Kjær
University of Southern Denmark
Frederik Kjøller
University of Copenhagen
Suthan Krishnarajan
Aarhus University
Lasse Lindekilde
Aarhus University
Morgan Le Corre Juratic
Aarhus University
Lasse Leipziger
Aarhus University
Ane-Kathrine Lundberg Hansen
Aarhus University
Franziska Marquart
University of Copenhagen
Peter Munk Christiansen
Aarhus University
Helle Ørsted Nielsen
Aarhus University
Rasmus T. Pedersen
The Danish Center for Social Science Research
Lea Pradella
Aarhus University
Mathias Rask
Aarhus University
Marie Seestedt
University of Copenhagen
Ditte Shamshiri-Petersen
Aalborg University
Morten Skovsgaard
University of Southern Denmark
Rune Slothuus
Aarhus University
Rune Stubager
Aarhus University
Emily Rose Tangsgaard
Aarhus University
Mathias Tromborg
Aarhus University
Nanna Vestergaard Ahrensberg
Aarhus University
Mathias Vestergaard
Aarhus University
Andreas Videbæk Jensen
Aarhus University
Martin Vinæs Larsen
Aarhus University

Ecuador

Régis Dandoy
Universidad San Francisco de Quito

Estonia

Piret Ehin
University of Tartu

Finland

Elisa Kannasto
Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences
Elina Kestilä-Kekkonen
Tampere University
Lauri Rapeli
Åbo Akademi University
Inga Saikkonen
Åbo Akademi University
Åsa von Schoultz *
University of Helsinki
Josefina Sipinen
Tampere University
Kim Strandberg
Åbo Akademi Univerisity
Peter Söderlund *
Åbo Akademi University

France

María Elisa Alonso
Université de Lorraine
Flora Chanvril
Sciences Po
Jeremy Ghez
HEC Paris
Frederic Gonthier
Sciences Po Grenoble
Pierre-Emmanuel Guigo
Université Paris Est Créteil
Caterina Froio
Sciences Po
Karolina Koc-Michalska
Audencia Business School
Romain Lachat *
Sciences Po
Tomasz Michalski
HEC Paris
Laura Morales
Sciences Po
Catherine Morel
Audencia Business School
Felix-Christopher von Nostitz
Université Catholique de Lille
Evren Örs
HEC Paris
Luciana Radut-Gaghi
CY Cergy Paris University
Jan Rovny *
Sciences Po
Nicolas Sauger
Sciences Po
Giulia Sandri
Université Catholique de Lille
Florence Touzé
Audencia Business School
Stéphanie Wojcik
Université Paris Est Créteil

Germany

Kathrin Ackermann
University of Siegen
Lukas Birkenmaier
GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences
Klaus Boehnke
Constructor University Bremen
Isabelle Borucki
Philipps-University Marburg
Daniela Braun
Saarland University
Johannes Breuer
GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences
Gabriela de Carvalho
Univesity of Bremen
Marc Debus
University of Mannheim
Hannah Decker
Universität Duisburg-Essem
Holger Döring
GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences
Amanda Domingos
University of Flensburg
Sarah Engler
Leuphana University Lüneburg
Thorsten Faas
Freie Universität Berlin
Heiko Giebler
Freie Universität Berlin / WZB Berlin
Sascha Göbel
Hertie School of Governance
Jörg Haßler
LMU Munich
Lukas Hetzer
University of Cologne
Swen Hutter
Freie Universität Berlin / WZB Berlin
Christoph Ivanusch
WZB Berlin Social Science Center
Christina-Marie Juen
University of Oldenburg
Lea Kaftan
GESIS
Alexia Katsanidou *
GESIS / University of Cologne
Mark Kayser
Hertie School of Governance
Simon Kruschinski
Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
Sabrina Mayer
University of Bamberg
Pola Lehmann
WZB Berlin Social Science Center
Arndt Leininger
Chemnitz University of Technology
Julia Rakers
Universität Duisburg-Essen
Carsten Reinemann
LMU Munich
Leonce Röth
LMU Munich
Sigrid Roßteutscher
Goethe University Frankfurt
Daniel Saldivia Gonzatti
WZB Berlin Social Science Center
Bernd Schlipphak
University of Münster
Ulrich Sieberer
University of Bamberg
Sebastian Stier
GESIS
Daniel Thiele
Freie Universität Berlin
Carsten Wegscheider
University of Münster
Clara Weißenfels
Universität Duisburg-Essen
Andreas Wüst
Munich University of Applied Sciences
Alexander Wuttke
LMU Munich
Sebastian Ziaja
GESIS
Lisa Zehnter
WZB Berlin Social Science Center
Andrea Zeller
RPTU Kaiserslautern-Landau

Greece

Ioannis Andreadis
Aristotle University Thessaloniki
Vasiliki Bouranta
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Theodore Chadjipadelis
Aristotle University Thessaloniki / Hellenic Open University
Alexandros-Christos Gkotinakos
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Pavlos Delias
Democritus University of Thrace
Giannoula Florou
Democritus University of Thrace
Vasiliki Georgiadou
Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences / National Centre for Social Research (EKKE)
Alexandros Kyriakidis
University of Macedonia
Ioannis Papadopoulos
University of Macedonia
Irene Samanta
University of West Attica
Eftichia Teperoglou
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Theodore Tsekos
University of the Peloponnese
Stylianos Tzagkarakis
University of Crete

Hungary

Matthew Bergman
Corvinus University of Budapest
Zsolt Boda
HUN-REN Centre for Social Sciences
Eszter Farkas
HUN-REN Centre for Social Sciences
Ákos Holányi
HUN-REN Centre for Social Sciences
Üveges István
HUN-REN Centre for Social Sciences
Rebeka Kiss
HUN-REN Centre for Social Sciences
Akos Mate
HUN-REN Centre for Social Sciences
Gergő Medve-Bálint
HUN-REN Centre for Social Sciences
Zsófia Papp
HUN-REN Centre for Social Sciences
Orsolya Ring
HUN-REN Centre for Social Sciences
Miklós Sebök *
HUN-REN Centre for Social Sciences
Andrea Szabó
HUN-REN Centre for Social Sciences

Iceland

Ólafur Þ. Harðarson
University of Iceland
Agnar Helgason
University of Iceland
Eva H. Önnudóttir *
University of Iceland
Jón Gunnar Ólafsson *
University of Iceland
Hulda Thorisddottir
University of Iceland

Ireland

Gizem Arikan
Trinity College Dublin
Jos Dornschneider-Elkink
University College Dublin
Lisa Keenan
Trinity College Dublin
Liam Kneafsey
Trinity College Dublin
Gail McElroy *
Trinity College Dublin
Conor Little
University of Limerick
Stefan Müller
University College Dublin
Theresa Reidy
University College Cork

Israel

Christian Baden
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Christian Czymara
Tel Aviv University
Jennifer Oser
Ben-Gurion University

Italy

Davide Angelucci
Luiss Guido Carli
Giuliano Bobba
University of Turin
Matteo Boldrini
Luiss Guido Carli
Silvia Bolgherini
University of Perugia
Fabio Bordignon
University of Urbino
Enrico Borghetto
University of Florence
Nicoletta Cavazza
University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
Lorenzo De Sio
Luiss Guido Carli
Marco Improta
University of Siena
Ieva Hofmane
European University Institute
Guido Legnante
University of Pavia
Nicola Maggini
University of Milan
Elisabetta Mannoni
Central European University
Costanza Marcellino
Luiss Guido Carli
Francesco Marolla
University of Milan
Aldo Paparo
University of Florence
Andrea Pedrazzani
University of Milan
Franca Roncarolo
University of Torino
Rossana Sampugnaro
University of Catania
Federico Trastulli
University of Verona
Filippo Tronconi
University of Bologna
Cristiano Vezzoni *
University of Milan

Kosovo

Jeta Abazi Gashi
University of Prishtina
Blerta Blakaj
University of Prishtina
Arben Fetoshi
University of Prishtina
Dren Gërguri *
University of Prishtina
Remzie Shahini-Hoxhaj
University of Prishtina
Alban Zeneli
University of Prishtina

Latvia

Ieva Bērziņa
National Defence Academy of Latvia
Jānis Ikstens *
University of Latvia
Valts Kalnins
University of Latvia
Jurijs Ņikišins
University of Latvia
Mārtiņš Pričins
University of Latvia
Juris Rozenvalds
University of Latvia
Visvaldis Valtenbergs
University of Latvia

Lithuania

Liutauras Gudzinskas
Vilnius University
Audrone Januzyte
Mykolas Romeris University
Vaidas Morkevicius
Kaunas University of Technology
Ieva Petronyte-Urbonaviciene
Vilnius University
Aine Ramonaite *
Vilnius University
Ingrida Unikaite-Jakuntaviciene
Vytautas Magnus University
Adele Vaiginyte
Vilnius University

Montenegro

Slaven Zivkovic
DeFacto Consultancy

Netherlands

Loes Aaldering
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Wouter van Atteveldt *
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Bert Bakker
University of Amsterdam
Roan Buma
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Wouter van der Brug *
University of Amsterdam
Peter Castenmiller
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Ben Crum
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Alona Dolinsky
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Caroline van Dullemen
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Olga Eisele
University of Amsterdam
Katjana Gattermann
University of Amsterdam
John Hogan
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Céline Laffineur
University of Amsterdam
Philipp Lutz
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Silvia Majó-Vázquez
Vrije University Amsterdam
Philipp Masur
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Gijs Schumacher
University of Amsterdam
Sjoerd Stolwijk
University of Amsterdam
Mariken van der Velden
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Claes de Vreese *
University of Amsterdam
Chendi Wang
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Norway

Johannes Bergh *
Institute for Social Research Oslo
Signe Bock Segaard
Institute for Social Research Oslo
Francesca Feo
University of Bergen
Andreas Goldberg
Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
Stine Hesstvedt
Institute for Social Research Oslo
Jo Saglie
Institute for Social Research Oslo

Poland

Anna Bączkowska
University of Gdansk
Kornelia Batko
University of Silesia in Katowice
Katarzyna Czornik
University of Silesia in Katowice
Anna Czyż
University of Silesia in Katowice
Natalia Galica
University of Silesia in Katowice
Dagmara Głuszek-Szafraniec
University of Silesia in Katowice
Agnieszka Grzesiok-Horosz
University of Silesia in Katowice
Paweł Grzywna
University of Silesia in Katowice
Damian Guzek
University of Silesia in Katowice
Sebastian Kubas
University of Silesia in Katowice
Marta Kolczynska
Institute of Political Studies Polish Academy of Sciences
Barbara Leja
University of Silesia in Katowice
Małgorzata Lorencka
University of Silesia in Katowice
Maciej Marmola
University of Silesia in Katowice
Marek Mazur
University of Silesia in Katowice
Agnieszka Miarka
University of Silesia in Katowice
Małgorzata Myśliwiec
University of Silesia in Katowice
Agata Olszanecka-Marmola
University of Silesia in Katowice
Yuliana Palagnyuk
University of Silesia in Katowice
Robert Radek
University of Silesia in Katowice
Robert Rajczyk
University of Silesia in Katowice
Paweł Sarna
University of Silesia in Katowice
Waldemar Sobera
University of Silesia in Katowice
Dawid Tatarczyk
University of Silesia in Katowice
Agnieszka Turska-Kawa
University of Silesia in Katowice
Mateusz Wajzer
University of Silesia in Katowice
Mirosława Wielopolska-Szymura
University of Silesia in Katowice

Portugal

Ana Belchior
ISCTE - University Institute of Lisbon
Marina Costa Lobo
University of Lisbon
Ana Espírito-Santo
ISCTE - University Institute of Lisbon
André Freire
ISCTE - University Institute of Lisbon
José Santana Pereira
ISCTE - University Institute of Lisbon

Romania

Delia Cristina Bălaș (Balaban)
Babeș-Bolyai University
Madalina Botan
National University of Political Studies and Public Administration (SNSPA)
Raluca Buturoiu
National University of Political Studies and Public Administration (SNSPA)
Malina Ciocea
National University of Political Studies and Public Administration (SNSPA)
Mircea Comsa
Babeș-Bolyai University
Nicoleta Corbu *
SNSPA
Flavia Durach
SNSPA
Anatolie Cosciug
Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu
Andrei Gheorghita
Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu
Meda Mucundorfeanu
Babeș-Bolyai University
Horatiu Rusu
Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu
Andreea Stancea
SNSPA
Claudiu Tufis *
University of Bucharest
Georgiana Udrea
SNSPA
Natalia Vasilendiuc
University of Bucharest

Serbia

Bojan Todosijevic*
Institute of Social Sciences, Belgrade
Jovana Zafirovic
Institute of Social Sciences, Belgrade

Slovakia

Ol'ga Gyárfásová *
Comenius University Bratislava

Slovenia

Meta Novak *
University of Ljubljana
Janez Stebe
University of Ljubljana
Jurij Toplak
Alma Mater Europaea

Spain

Eva Anduiza *
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Cristina Ares
Universidad de Santiago de Compostela
Macarena Ares
University of Barcelona
Rosa Borge
Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC)
Ramón Bouzas-Lorenzo
Universidad de Santiago de Compostela
Julio Carabaña Morales
Complutense University of Madrid
Ana S. Cardenal
Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC)
Laia Castro *
University of Barcelona
Gonzalo Cavero
Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
Miguel Caínzos
Universidad de Santiago de Compostela
Héctor Cebolla Boado
Centro de Ciencias Humanas y Sociales (CSIC)
Andres Cernadas
Universidad de Santiago de Compostela
Laura Chaqués Bonafont
Institut Barcelona d'Estudis Internacionals (IBEI)
Enrique Clari
Autonomous University of Madrid
Xavier Coller
Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED)
Josep Maria Comellas Bonsfills
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)
Guillermo Cordero
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Manuel Maria De Artaza Montero
Department of Political Science and Sociology
Albert Falcó-Gimeno
University of Barcelona
Homero Gil de Zúñiga Navajas
University of Salamanca
María Fernández Mellizo-Soto
Complutense University of Madrid
Alejandro Fernández-Roldán
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Pablo Fernandez-Vazquez
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Andrés de Francisco
Complutense University of Madrid
Joan Font
Centro de Ciencias Humanas y Sociales (CSIC)
Aina Gallego
University of Barcelona
Gema García Albacete
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Celestino García-Arias
Universidad de Santiago de Compostela
Rubén García Del Horno
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Fátima García-Díez
University of Salamanca
Enrique Hernandez
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Isabel Inguanzo
University of Salamanca
Antonio M. Jaime-Castillo
Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED)
Ignacio Lago
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Sebastián Lavezzolo
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Javier Lorente
Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
Fraile Maldoando
Centro de Ciencias Humanas y Sociales (CSIC)
Dulce Manzano
Centro de Ciencias Humanas y Sociales (CSIC)
Araceli Mateos
University of Salamanca
Hugo Marcos Marne
University of Salamanca
Andrea Martín Gallego
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
José Saturnino Martínez García
Universidad de La Laguna
Jordi Muñoz
University of Barcelona
Lala Muradova
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Patricia Otero
University of Burgos
Anna Palau Roque
University of Barcelona
Natalia Paleo
Universidade de Santiago de Compostela
Sara Pasadas del Amo
Institute for Advanced Social Studies (IESA), CSIC
Carolina Plaza Colodro
University of Salamanca
Carles Pont Sorribes
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Martín Portos
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Jose Maria Ramirez-Dueñas
Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED)
Luis Ramiro
Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED)
Miguel Requena
Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia
Guillem Rico
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Pedro Riera
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Jordi Rodríguez-Virgili
University of Navarra
Alejandro Romero Reche
University of Granada
Ignacio Sanchez-Cuenza
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Andrés Santana
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Francisco Seoane Perez
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Llorenç Soler-Buades
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Mariano Torcal
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Paula Zuluaga Borrero
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Sweden

Jakob Ahlbom
Stockholm University
Linda Berg
University of Gothenburg
Stefan Dahlberg
Mid Sweden University
Marie Demker
University of Gothenburg
Johan Hellström
Umeå University
Mikael Hjerm
Umeå University
Sören Holmberg
University of Gothenburg
Johan Martinsson *
University of Gothenburg
Henrik Oscarsson Ekengren *
University of Gothenburg
Mikael Persson
University of Gothenburg
Maria Solevid
University of Gothenburg
Jesper Stromback
University of Gothenburg
Lena Wängnerud
University of Gothenburg

Switzlerland

Klaus Armingeon
University of Zurich
Laurent Bernhard
University of Zurich
Sina Blassnig *
University of Fribourg
Laurence Brandenberger
ETH Zürich
Alvaro Canalejo-Molero
University of Lucerne
Frank Esser
University of Zurich
Alexandra Feddersen
University of Fribourg
Diego Garzia
University of Lausanne
Nathalie Giger
University of Geneva
Regula Hänggli
University of Fribourg
Diana Ingenhoff
University of Fribourg
Lukas Lauener
FORS / University of Lausanne
Annika Lindholm
Swiss Centre of Expertise in the Social Sciences (FORS)
Georg Lutz
FORS/Universtiy of Lausanne
Giorgio Malet
University of Zurich
Elie Michel
Université de Lausanne
Manuel Puppis
University of Fribourg
Ueli Reber
Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag)
Jan-Erik Refle
University of Geneva
Line Rennwald
Swiss Centre of Expertise in the Social Sciences (FORS)
Jan Rosset
University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland (HES-SO)
Frederico da Silva Ferreira
University of Lausanne
Marco Steenbergen
University of Zurich
Alexander H. Trechsel
University of Lucerne
Anke Tresch *
University of Lausanne
Elisa Volpi
Franklin University Switzerland
David Weisstanner
University of Lucerne

Turkey

Emre Erdoğan
İstanbul Bilgi University

United Kingdom

Robert Liñeira
University of Glasgow
Cees van der Eijk
University of Nottingham
Eike Mark Rinke
University of Leeds
Viktor Orri Valgarðsson
University of Southampton

United States

Marcos Echevarria
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ryan E. Carlin
Georgia State University
Gary Marks
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill / EUI Florence
Julien Labarre
University of California, Santa Barbara
Thomas Mustillo
University of Notre Dame

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