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Johannes Lindvall

Visiting Scholar 2016-2017


Johannes Lindvall

Johannes Lindvall is a Professor of Political Science at Lund University, Sweden. Before joining Lund University in 2010, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Lincoln College, Oxford (2007–2010) and at the European University Institute in Florence (2006). He received his Ph.D. from the University of Gothenburg in 2004.

Lindvall is the author of Mass Unemployment and the State (Oxford University Press 2010) and Reform Capacity (which will be published by Oxford University Press in 2017) as well as articles in journals such as the American Political Science Review, the British Journal of Political Science, Comparative Political Studies, Comparative Politics, the European Journal of Political Research, and World Politics. He is currently working on Inward Conquest, a joint project with Ben Ansell (Oxford) on the expansion of public services in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

This information is accurate for the time period that the scholar is affiliated with CES.


  • Professor of Political Science, University of Gothenburg

Other Material

Political Science

Areas of Expertise:
Comparative Politics
Political Economy

Research Topic:
Inward Conquest: The Revolution in the Art of Government That Shaped the Modern World