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List of Members (in alphabetical order)

Odile Ammann Postdoctoral Researcher
Law Institute, University of Zurich

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Research interests: Constitutional law, administrative law, international law, legal theory, NGOs
Hans Asenbaum PhD Researcher, Visiting Lecturer
Centre for the Study of Democracy, University of Westminster

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Research interests: Theories and empirical study of participatory, deliberative, and radical democracy
Palmo Brunner PhD Researcher
University of Zurich, Department of Political Science

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Dimitri Courant PhD Researcher and Graduate Assistant
University of Lausanne (IEPHI-LAGAPE) and University Paris 8 (CRESPPA-CSU)
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Research interests: Sortition, lottery, representation, deliberation, participation, democratic innovations, political sociology, political theory
Alice el-Wakil PhD Researcher
University of Zurich / ZDA
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Research interests: Democratic theory, direct democracy, popular vote processes, representation
Christian Ewert PhD Researcher and Research Fellow
NCCR Democracy, University of Zurich and L’IEPHI, University of Lausanne

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Research interests: Transnational regulation, global governance, expertise, privatization, hybridization, accountability, content analysis
 
Lea Heyne PhD Researcher
University of Zurich / ZDA
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Research interests: Comparative politics, quality of democracy, political attitudes, democratic citizenship
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Deborah Kalte
PhD Researcher
University of Zurich / ZDA

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Research interests: Political consumerism, lifestyle politics, political participation
Matteo Laruffa PhD Researcher
Harvard University (Visiting fellow), LUISS University

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Research interests: Democratic crisis, institutional development, constitutional democracy, comparative politics, intentional relations, political science
Libby Maman-Burstein PhD Researcher
The Hebrew University

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Research interests: Quality of democracy, regulatory design, democratic theory, public administration
Henri-Pierre Mottironi PhD Researcher
University of Lausanne, Institut d’études politiques, historiques et internationnales, Centre Walras Pareto
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Research interests: History of political thought, contemporary political theory, democratic theory, democratic practice, representation
Sarah Perry PhD Researcher
Mannheim Center for European Social Research (MZES), University of Mannheim
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Research interests: Identity, effective and democratic political performance
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Lukas Peter PhD Researcher
University of Zurich
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Research interests: Democratic theory, philosophy of freedom, philosophy of economics, property rights
Lukas Peter
Jonathan Rinne PhD Researcher, Research and Teaching Fellow
Democratic Innovations Research Unit, Goethe-University Frankfurt

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Research interests: Democratic innovations, democratic theory, citizen participation
Victor Sanchez-Mazas PhD Researcher
Insitute of Citizenship Studies, University of Geneva
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Research interests: Democratic theory, deliberative democracy, participatory mechanisms
Martha Sandoval PhD Researcher
University of Zurich
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Research interests: Democratic institutions, representation, participation, democratic innovations, direct democracy, democratic theory, Latin America
Antoinette Scherz Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Public and International Law, Oslo University
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Research interests: International political theory, institutional design, legitimacy, democratic theory and the concept of peoples
Antoinette Scherz
Maximilian Schubiger PhD Researcher, Assistant and editor at the Année Politique Suisse
University of Bern, Institut für Politikwissenschaft
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Research Interests: Direct democracy (in Switzerland), democratic theories, legitimacy, political rights, checks and balances
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Michael Strebel PhD Researcher
University of Zurich / ZDA
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Research interests: Public opinion, urban politics, governance re-scaling, democracy, comparative politics
Simone Wegmann Postdoctoral Researcher
University of Geneva / University of Bremen

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Research interests: Comparative politics, parliamentary institutions, democratization, political attitudes, human rights regimes
Rebecca Welge Researcher, Lecturer, Civic Education Trainer
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Research interests: EU Citizenship, democratic governance beyond the state, citizens’ perceptions in democracy, models of democracy
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Jack Williams PhD Researcher
University of Zurich
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Research interests: Political theory, issues of sovereignty, the concept of the people, citizenship, identity and nationality, international institutions
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Mira Wolf-Bauwens PhD Researcher
University of Zurich
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Research interests: Contemporary political philosophy, democratic theory, citizenship theory, civic participation, recognition theory

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Henri-Pierre Mottironi (Vice-president)
Mira Wolf-Bauwens (Treasurer)
Palmo Brunner, Deborah Kalte, Lukas Peter

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 Posted by editor on 6. November 2011