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List of Members (in alphabetical order)

Hans Asenbaum PhD Researcher, Visiting Lecturer
Centre for the Study of Democracy, University of Westminster

Official website
Research interests: Theories and empirical study of participatory, deliberative, and radical democracy
Jan Pieter Beetz ACCESS EUROPE Postdoctoral Researcher
Department of Political Science and Public Administration
VU University Amsterdam

Official website
Research interests: International political theory, theories of popular sovereignty and their history, European political integration, democratic legitimacy of transnational rule
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Karima Bousbah PhD
University of Zurich / ZDA
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Dimitri Courant PhD Researcher and Graduate Assistant
University of Lausanne (IEPHI-LAGAPE) and University Paris 8 (CRESPPA-CSU)
Official website
Research interests: Sortition, lottery, representation, deliberation, participation, democratic innovations, political sociology, political theory
Alice el-Wakil PhD Researcher
University of Zurich / ZDA
Official website
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
 
Mónica Ferrin Pereira Scientific Collaborator
University of Zurich
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Research interests: Public opinion, political behaviour, democracy, citizenship
Lea Heyne PhD Researcher
University of Zurich / ZDA
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Research interests: Comparative politics, quality of democracy, political attitudes, democratic citizenship
Lea Heyne
Deborah Kalte
PhD Researcher
University of Zurich / ZDA

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

Official website
Research interests: Democratic crisis, institutional development, constitutional democracy, comparative politics, intentional relations, political science
Arndt Leininger Research Fellow
University of Mainz
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Research interests: Comparative politics, direct democracy, representation, applied quantitative methods and electoral studies, particularly election forecasting and economic voting
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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
Official website
Research interests: Democratic theory, philosophy of freedom, philosophy of economics, property rights
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Martha Sandoval PhD Researcher
University of Zurich
Official website
Research interests: Democratic institutions, representation, participation, democratic innovations, direct democracy, democratic theory, Latin America
Antoinette Scherz Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Advanced Studies Justitia Amplificata
Goethe University Frankfurt am Main
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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
Official website
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
Official website
Research interests: Public opinion, urban politics, governance re-scaling, democracy, comparative politics
Jan W. van Deth Professor, Chair for Political Science and International Comparative Social Research
University of Mannheim
Official website
Research interests: Political orientations, social and political participation, citizenship
Simone Wegmann Postdoctoral Researcher
University of Geneva / University of Bremen

Official website
Research interests: Comparative politics, parliamentary institutions, democratization, political attitudes, human rights regimes
Rebecca Welge Researcher, Lecturer, Civic Education Trainer
Official website
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
Official website
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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Managing Board

Alice el-Wakil (President)
Lea Heyne (Vice-president)
Lukas Peter (Treasurer)
Rebecca Welge

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 Posted by editor on 6. November 2011