Staffan I. Lindberg

Professor, Political science, University of Gothenburg, V-Dem Institute

Membership period 20142019

I am one of four Principal Investigators for the world’s most far-ranging democracy-measurment project ever: Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem), which involves some 2,500 scholars and practitioners from across the globe. I have published on elections and democracy in Africa, political clientelism, women’s representation, parties, and electoral systems as well as on young Swede’s attitudes to democracy.


Images from Staffan's research with V-Dem (Click for larger images).

Staffan I. Lindberg Photo: Markus Marcetic

Photo: Markus Marcetic (click for larger image)


Born: 1969
Family: My daughter Omma, 19 years.
Interests: Icehockey, hunting, fishing, nature, friends, family.
Other: Have played high-level icehockey. Was in 1986 the manager for the largest music festival in Sweden (Gärdesfesten) with 60.000 visitors.  Have worked as a theatre assistant director and production manager  and as recroding manager for TV and films before higher studies and academic career.

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