Unga Akademien 2014

Photo: Markus Marcetic/SUA

About Staffan's research

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.

In brief

Főd: 1969
Family: Daughter Omma, 19 years old.
Interests: Ice hockey, hunting, fishing, nature, friends, family.
Other: Played elite ice hockey in his youth, was a leader for Sweden's largest music festival in 1986 (Gärdesfesten) with 60,000 visitors. Worked as a director's assistant and production manager in theater, and as a production manager and more within TV and film, including "Sunes jul", before pursuing higher education and an academic career.

I am a member of the Young Academy of Sweden to contribute to research policy, university direction, and the future of research in Sweden, in collaboration with all these other exciting young researchers.


No posts found

This website uses cookies

Cookies ("cookies") consist of small text files. The text files contain data which is stored on your device. To be able to place some type of cookies we need your consent. We at Foundation for Swedens young academy, corporate identity number 802477-9483 use these types of cookies. To read more about which cookies we use and storage duration, click here to get to our cookiepolicy.

Manage your cookie-settings

Necessary cookies

Necessary cookies are cookies that need to be placed for fundamental functions on the website to work. Fundamental functions are for instance cookies that are needed for you to use menus and navigate the website.

Statistical cookies

To know how you interact with the website we place cookies to collect statistics. These cookies anonymize personal data.

Personalization cookies

In order to provide a better experiance we place cookies for your preferances