Hans Agné is Associate professor at the Department of Political Science at Stockholm University. His research centers on democracy and legitimacy in the fields of political theory, IR, global and regional governance, and the domestic politics of globalizing states.

 

Bart J. Bes is a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Political Science at Lund University. He investigates how governmental institutions respond to public challenges to their legitimacy. Particularly, Bes focuses on the attitudinal and behavioral responses of policy-makers. For the LegGov program, Bes assesses the consequences of legitimacy (or the lack thereof) for the problem-solving effectiveness of Global Governance Institutions.

 

Magdalena Bexell is Associate professor at the Department of Political Science at Lund University. Her research revolves around how legitimacy is created, challenged or sustained in governance outside the individual state, with a focus on processes related to the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals. 

 

Karin Bäckstrand is Professor at the Department of Political Science at Stockholm University. Her primary research is global environmental politics, and legitimacy in global governance, and climate policy.

 

Lisa Dellmuth is Associate Professor of International Relations at the Department of Economic History and a research associate at the Department of Political Science at Stockholm University. Her research focuses on fiscal policy and inequality, transnational actors in global governance with an emphasis on global environmental governance, and legitimacy in global governance.

 

Catia Gregoratti is Senior lecturer at the Department of Political Science at Lund University. Her research is situated within the field of critical international political economy. She has conducted research on UN-business partnerships. Most recently she has turned her attention to the business case for gender equality and its contestation.

 

Kristina Jönsson is Associate professor at the Department of Political Science at Lund University. Her main research interests concern governance issues and policy processes related to the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals and global health.

 

Jan Aart Scholte is Faculty Professor of Peace and Development in the School of Global Studies at the University of Gothenburg. His research interests cover globalization, global governance, civil society in global politics, and global democracy.

 

Thomas Sommerer is Associate professor at the Department of Political Science at Stockholm University. His primary research interests are international organizations and performance and legitimacy in global governance.

 

Nora Stappert is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the School of Global Studies at the University of Gothenburg. Her research concentrates on the intersection between international law and international relations, legal authority and interpretation in international criminal law, and legitimacy in global governance.

 

Fredrik Söderbaum is Professor at the School of Global Studies at the University of Gothenburg. His main research interests are global and regional governance, comparative regionalism, EU’s role in the world, and politics, security and development in Africa. 

 

Jonas Tallberg is Professor at the Department of Political Science at Stockholm University. His primary research interests are issues of institutional design, legitimacy, and effectiveness in global and European governance.

 

Anders Uhlin is Professor at the Department of Political Science at Lund University. His main research area is problems of democracy and legitimacy in governance beyond the nation-state, particularly related to civil society activism.

 

Soetkin Verhaegen is Postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Political Science at Stockholm University. Her main research interests concern sources of legitimacy, the linkage between citizens and elites, European identity, youth and EU public opinion.

 

Fariborz Zelli is Associate professor at the Department of Political Science at Lund University. He investigates the degree, causes and consequences of fragmentation for global environmental governance, in particular its implications for legitimacy, participative and distributive justice.