Contact information
Publicationser (in DiVA) vid Stockholms universitet
Publications (in DivA) på Uppsala universitet)
 

Research areas

Latin American Studies, Political Science, Method, Area Studies.

Research projects

Current projects
Election campaigns in Latin America
Social protest in Latin America

Past projects
The ’ombudsman’ in Latin America
Protest and political parties in Latin America
Protest actions against the European union
Explaining blank and invalid votes
Labour and the state in post-transitional Chile and Uruguay
Negotiating constitutional changes during Chile’s transition to democracy  

Scientific assignments

Peer reviewer for Political Research Quarterly, American Journal of Political Science, Comparative Political Studies, Comparative Politics, Journal of Latin American Studies, Latin American Politics and Society, French Politics, among others.

Publications

2012 “Through Pressure or Persuasion?: Explaining Compliance with the Resolutions of the Bolivian ombudsman”. In Goodman and Pegram (eds.) Human Rights, State Compliance, and Social Change. Cambridge University Press.
2011 “Protest Actions against the European Union: A Research Note”. West European Politics (with Katrin Uba).
2008 ”Incompetence, Alienation or Calculation? Explaining Levels of Invalid Ballots and Extra-parliamentary Votes”, Comparative Political Studies.
2007 “Programme Theory Evaluation and Democracy Promotion: Reviewing a Sample of Sida-supported Projects”. In Methods and Experiences of Evaluating Democracy Support. Stockholm: International IDEA/Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency.
2007 “Mainstreaming at Sida: A Synthesis Report”, Sida Studies in Evaluation 2007:05.
2006 ”Global Demands and National Politics”, Comparative Politics.
2006 “Between Globalism and Pragmatism”, Mobilization.
2005 ”’For A Few Senators More’? Negotiating constitutional changes during Chile’s transition to democracy”, Latin American Politics and Society.
2004 ”The Ombudsman in Latin America”, Journal of Latin American Studies.
2002 ”Evaluation of Swedish support to the Ombudsman institutions in Latin America”. Report to Sida/Desa, 2002. (Co-authored with Lena Blomquist och María-Luisa Bartalomei.)
2000 “Evaluación de la cooperación de Suecia a Nicaragua en el área Democracia y Derechos Humanos (1997-2000)”, Sida Evaluation Series 00/30. (Co-authored with Juan Faroppa och Almachiara D’Angelo.)
2000 “Rapport från utvärderingen av stödet till de partianknutna organisationerna” [Report from the Evaluation of the Development Cooperation of Swedish Parties], Sida Evaluation Report 00/35. (Co-authored with Magnus Öhman et al.)
2000 Disillusioned in Democracy: Labour and the State in Post-transitional Chile and Uruguay. Doctoral dissertation, Department of Government, Uppsala University.
1997 “Support for Civil Society: Possibilities and Pitfalls for Donor Agencies and Northern NGOs”. Report to Sida/Seka.
1996 ”Making Civil Society Work”, World Development. (Co-authored with Axel Hadenius.)

Teaching

Latin American studies – all levels.

Administrative responsibilities

Director of the Institute of Latin American Studies.