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Jan Teorell

Political Scientist


Teorell is associate professor of political science at Lund University, Sweden, and a research fellow at the Quality of Government Institute, Gothenburg University. He has a forthcoming book, Determinants of Democratization: Explaining Regime Change in the World, 1972-2006, and has also published in Party Politics, European Journal of Political Research, Studies in Comparative International Development, Journal of Democracy, Governance, and Political Research Quarterly. His research interests include political methodology and comparative politics, particularly political participation, public opinion, corruption, and comparative democratization. He currently works on a research project on how and why electoral fraud was abolished historically in Sweden and the United States. He will be in residence at CES from September 2010 through June 2011.