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Current research interests

Parties and elections; participation and political recruitment; welfare states and social policies, and immigration; women and politics.

Academic positions

  • Marie-Jahoda Professor of International Women Studies, Ruhr-Universität-Bochum, Germany, June, 2009.
  • Lars Hierta Professor of Political Science, 2001-2004
  • Fellow, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, D.C., 2003-2004.
  • Fellow, The Bellagio Study Center, Rockefeller Foundation, Bellagio, Italy, April-May 2003.
  • Visiting Research Fellow, Research School of Social Sciences, Political Science Program, the Australian National University, July-August 2000.
  • Visiting Scholar, Graduate School of Public Affairs, University of Washington, January-March 1997.
  • Visiting Research Fellow, Research School of Social Sciences, Sociology Program, the Australian National University, January-March 1996.
  • Visiting Research Fellow, SCASSS, the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study in the Social Sciences, Uppsala, January-June 1995.
  • Visiting Scholar, Department of Government, London School of Economics, February - March 1992, Nordic Council Mobility Grant.

Professional meetings and activities

  • Member of the International Editorial Board of Acta Politica, 1997-.
  • Member of the International Editorial Board of the Journal of Societal and Social Policy, 2002-
  • Member of the International Editorial Board of Asian Women, 2007-
  • Member of the International Editorial Board of the European Journal of Political Research, 2002-2008.
  • Member of the International Editorial Board of Party Politics, 1994-2000.
  • Member of the International Editorial Board of Social Politics. International Studies in Gender, State and Society, 1994-96.
  • Country Director for Sweden in the Research Network on Gender, Politics and the State (RNGS), 1996-present.
  • Member of the Board of the Center for Women's Research, Stockholm University, 1996-2003.
  • Principal organizer of the ECPR Standing Group on Women and Politics, formed at the Gothenburg Joint Sessions, 1986.