Post Doctoral Research Associate
Research topic: Why does God save the King? A post-Arab Spring analysis of the survival of the Moroccan and Omani monarchie
Emeritus Fellow in Latin American Politics, St. Antonys College
Professor of Comparative Democratisation, Nuffield College, Director of Graduate Students Professional Training
Research topic: Democracy and Regime Credibility in India and other Developing Countries
Nuffield Chair of Comparative Politics, MPhil Comparative Goverment Course Director
Emeritus Professor of Politics
Professor of International Relations and Official Fellow, Linacre College
Professor of Comparative Politics, Fellow, Corpus Christi College
Associate Professor of Russian Government, St Antonys College
Emeritus Fellow of Latin American Politics, St. Antonys College
Postdoctoral Research Fellow In The Political Economy of Democracy Promotion (The Westminster Foundation For Democracy Project)
Associate Professor of Politics, St. Hughs
Director of Centre for Experimental Social Sciences, Fellow of Nuffield College
Associate Professor of Politics, Official Fellow, New College
Associate Professor of Comparative Political Economy, Magdalen
Associate Professor in the Qualitative Study of Comparative Political Institutions; Professorial Fellow, Nuffield College
Associate Professor of Government, Tutorial Fellow at Lady Margaret Hall
Associate Professor of Politics and Student of Christ Church
Research topic: Reparation Designs: Policies and Politics of Redress in post-war Bosnia and Herzegovina
Research topic: Opposition Competitiveness in Authoritarian Regimes in Latin America
Research topic: ‘THE CHOSEN PEOPLE’ AND ‘THE HOUSE OF MANY MANSIONS’: How Nationalism Stabilized Israel’s Democracy and Destabilized That of Lebanon
Andrew Mellon Professor of American Government, Professorial Fellow Nuffield College, Director of Graduate Studies (Politics), Emeritus Fellow St John’s College
Departmental Lecturer in Quantitative Methods
British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow
Research topic: Post-Conflict Statebuilding in Kosovo
RISJ Research Officer for European Journalism Observatory
Director of the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
Research topic: Controlling the party or controlling the media? How intra-party dynamics moderated, and reinforced, particularism in Croatia, 2000-2014
Research topic: Migrant Remittances and Democracy
Research topic: The spread of nuclear-weapon-free zones in the Global South
Associate Professor in Politics and International Relations, Fellow in Politics, St Edmund Hall, Director Undergraduate Studies
Professor of the Politics of Japan, Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies, Faculty Fellow, St Antonys College
Professor of International Relations, Director of the Centre for International Studies, Faculty Fellow, St Antonys College
Director of Research, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
Research topic: Securing Reform? Post-Election Power Sharing and Security Sector Reform in Kenya, Togo, and Zimbabwe
Director of Journalism Fellowship Programme, Reuters Institute
University Lecturer in Brazilian Studies, St Antonys College
Professor in Comparative Politics, Professorial Fellow, Nuffield College, Harassment Officer
Professor of Comparative Politics and Tutorial Fellow (St Hilda's College)
Research Fellow, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
Research topic: Shocks, Support and Accountability under Electoral Authoritarianism
Professor of Politics and Fellow of Jesus College
Research topic: Strategies of electoral dominance in semi-authoritarian regimes
Associate Professor in Government and Public Policy, Blavatnik School of Government, St. Hildas College
Research topic: The role of trust in international politics
Research topic: How the interaction between politicians and interest groups affects the rise of inequality
Associate Professor of Politics and Tutorial Fellow in Politics, Jesus College
Professor of Politics, Rhodes Pelczynski Tutorial Fellow in Politics, Pembroke College
Professor of European Politics and Ralf Dahrendorf Fellow, St Antonys College
10th Feb 2017
Archie Brown has written an opinion piece for the Washington Post (7 February) entitled ‘Donald Trump thinks he’s a strong leader. But that’s an illusion.’
11th Nov 2016
Desmond King has contributed to an article on Medium (11 November) on the election of Donald Trump as the next US President. The article also features contributions from other members of the University of Oxford, including the Chancellor, Chris Patten.
22nd Aug 2016
Last week the Economist led with a major article (20 August) on the state of democracy in Africa which discusses the work of Nic Cheeseman.
6th May 2016
Congratulations to Petra Scheiter, who has been awarded a British Academy small grant for a project entitled 'Fairness and Voter Reactions to Government Opportunism'.
1st Apr 2016
11th Mar 2016
Nic Cheeseman has written an article for Open Democracy (24 February) entitled 'Parliaments and the defence of democracy'. In it he explores the reaons why "(s)ome of the most repressive policies introduced in recent times were debated and passed by elected parliaments."
Susan Dosworth has written an article for Open Democracy (23 February) entitled 'Politics and parliamentary strengthening: where to now?' The article deals with a project that she and Nic Cheeseman are working on with the Westminster Foundation for Democracy called 'The Political Economy of Democracy Promotion Project'.
18th Feb 2016
Matthew Walton, Aung San Suu Kyi Senior Research Fellow in Modern Burmese Studies at St Anthony's College, and Associate Member of DPIR was referenced in a recent article in Times Higher Education, which discussed growing links between the University of Oxford and universities in Myanmar.
28th Jan 2016
Agustín Basave (DPhil in Politics, 1985) has published a book entitled 'La cuarta socialdemocraticia' (The Fourth Social Democracy).
26th Jan 2016
Professor Roland K. Carty (PPE, 1966) has had a book published on 'Big Tent Politics: The Liberal Party's long mastery of Canada's public life'.
18th Jan 2016
14th Dec 2015
Udit Bhatia has written an article for The Huffington Post (11 December) on how the Indian Supreme Court's upholding of the Haryana Panchayati Raj (Amendment) Act, 2015 will mean that candidates in Panchayat elections will be excluded if they don't have sufficient educational qualifications.
29th Oct 2015
Gwendolyn Sasse has written a piece for Carnegie Europe (27 October) entitled 'After Ukraine’s Local Elections: Early Misinterpretations'.
27th Oct 2015
A study by Nic Cheeseman on elections in Kenya was quoted in an article for The Economist (24 October) about the relative lack of a middle class in Africa, and the problems that that can cause for democracy.
23rd Oct 2015
Gwendolyn Sasse has written an article for Carnegie Europe, in which she comments on the difficult situation in Ukraine, and the importance of the upcoming local elections.
31st Jul 2015
Professor Iain McLean has provided expert comment to Canada's CBC News (29 July), on the current difficulties of the British House of Lords, in light of the recent Lord Sewel scandal.
28th Jul 2015
Alexander Noyes and Ekoutiamé A. Ahlin have co-authored an article for the Washington Post's 'Monkey Cage' blog (23 July) about President Faure Gnassingbé of Togo, entitled "Can you defeat a ruler whose family has been in power for nearly 50 years? Some lessons for Togo's opposition".
10th Jul 2015
Nic Cheeseman has appeared on the BBC radio programme Newshour Extra, discussing the pros and cons of presidential term-limits, and whether power corrupts.