Karina Kosiara-Pedersen
Karina Kosiara-Pedersen

Associate Professor

I hold a cand.scient.pol. (MA) from 1999 and a PhD from 2003 from the Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen. I study parties and elections, currently in particular party membership, party organizational development and candidate recruitment.


Keywords: Political parties, party organizations, party membership, elections, campaigning, comparative methods, empirical analysis, parliament, party systems, political behavior, political communication, electoral systems, democracy.


I teach ‘Introduction to Political Science’ to our great first semester students and MA courses within my research fields. I supervise at all levels.
I’m director of Center for Voting and Parties (CVAP) and sit on the Department’s Research Committee and PhD Committee.

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