Academic Positions

04/2022 – present

Professor of Political Science
Department of Comparative politics
University of Bergen, Norway

02/2019 – 04/2022

Associate Professor
Department of Comparative Politics
University of Bergen, Norway

09/2016 – 01/2019:

Lecturer in Politics and IR
Department of Politics and IR
University of Southampton, UK

09/2014 – 08/2016:

Marie Curie Research Fellow
Department of Political Science
University College London, UK

09/2013 – 08/2014:

Max Weber Postdoctoral Research Fellow
European University Institute, Italy
Mentor: Prof. Adrienne Heritier

10/2012 – 06/2013: 

Fulbright Schuman Postdoctoral Research Fellow
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Center for European Studies
Hosted by Prof. Frank R. Baumgartner

Research Grants

ERC Starting Grant (2019-2024)
University of Bergen, Department of Comparative Politics

Fellowships and Awards

Meltzer Award for Outstanding Young Researchers 2019
University of Bergen.

Fernand Braudel Fellowship (September-December 2022)
European University Institute, Italy.

Marie Curie Fellowship (2014-2016)
Individual research grant
University College London, Department of Political Science

Max Weber Postdoctoral Fellowship (2013-2014)
European University Institute

Fulbright Schuman Award (2012-2013)
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences Postgraduate Scholarship (2009-2012)
Trinity College Dublin

Trinity College Award – PhD in Political Science (2008-2009)
Trinity College Dublin


03/2008 – 07/2008

Stagiare – European Commission, Secretariat-General, Unit D1 (Strategic Objective Prosperity – Lisbon Agenda), Brussels, Belgium.