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Steven Van Hauwaert is currently an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow at the University of Mainz. He is also the principal investigator of the Global Public Opinions Project (GPOP), a cooperative international research effort that sets out to advance the knowledge of public opinion and its different components across the world.

He previously held positions as a Visiting Professor at the Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE) in Mexico, an FSR Fellow at the Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium), an NU Fellow at Northwestern University (USA), an Adjunct Lecturer (ATER) and Research Fellow at Sciences Po Paris (France), a Visiting Researcher and Lecturer at the University of Amsterdam (the Netherlands) and a Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher at the University of Vienna (Austria). He received his PhD from Sciences Po Paris in 2013 with the dissertation entitled “Trans-national diffusion patterns between West European far right parties: Towards a systematic framework of analysis”. He received the highest mention, with unanimous congratulations of the jury.

His main research fields are comparative political behaviour and public opinion, particularly in Western Europe, but also in Latin America. Some of his other research interests include political parties and party systems, populism and political extremism, and political participation.

His academic contributions have appeared, or are forthcoming, in a number of edited volumes and the journals Acta Politica, Comparative European Politics, Electoral Studies, European Journal of Political Research, European Societies, the Journal of Future Studies, and Public Opinion Quarterly.

Here you can find more information about his academic profile, his research interests and his on-going projects,

Projets en cours et/ou enseignements


Fall 2012: Sciences-Po, Paris, France
Teaching assistant of Bruno Course : Statistics and Data Analysis for Policy Makers – Level 1
Teaching assistant of Bruno Cautrès course : Statistics and Data Analysis for Policy Makers – Level 2 
Teaching Assistant of Bruno Cautrès course : Les clivages politiques en Europe

July 2011-June 2012: Project Education, Paris, France
TOEFL and Sciences-Po Préparation instructor

Spring 2012: Sciences-Po, Paris, France
Far Right Politics in Western Europe
Personalisation of Politics (w/ Thomas Vitiello)
Introduction à la Science Politique (conference de méthodes)

Fall 2011: Sciences-Po, Paris, France
Méthodes d’Analyse Quantitative I (w/ Bruno Cautrès)

Spring 2011:  University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Introductie tot Politicologisch Onderzoek

Fall 2010: Sciences-Po, Paris, France
Teaching assistant of the Bruno Cautrès course : Socio-Political Cleavages in Europe

Spring 2010: Marquette University, USA
Intermediate French, FRENCH 90 (Guest-lecture)

Spring 2009: Marquette University, USA
European Politics, POSC 142 (Guest-lecturer)

Spring 2007: Marquette University, USA
Intermediate French, FRENCH 10 (NIA)


Work in Progress:

  • The Use of Social Movement Theory to Explain the Emergence of Far Right Parties: The Political Process Model (working paper)
  • Trans-National Diffusion Patterns between West-European Far Right Parties: The emergence of the FN and its Master Frame (working paper)
  • On Far Right Parties, Master Frames and Diffusion: A Comprehensive Conceptual Framework (working paper)
  • Modelling Trans-National Diffusion Mechanisms between West-European Far Right Parties: Introducing a Three-Step Model (working paper)
  • Trans-national Diffusion between West-European Far Right Parties in the European Parliament: The Transition from Direct to Indirect Diffusion Patterns (working paper)
  • Does Michigan still matter?  The introduction of different levels of dimensionality into the discussion of party identification (w/ Luana Russo) (working paper)
  • Too Right Don’t Make a Wrong: The Underestimation of the Far Right   Party Vote in Public Opinion Surveys (w/ Federico Vegetti) (working paper)
  • The Golden Dawn as a pathological normalcy in the 2012 Greek general             elections: Are they wrong for the right or are they right for the wronged? (w/ Pavlos Vasilopoulos) (working paper)
  • The Future of the Successful Far Right in Western Europe: Victims of their Success or Preparation for their Revival? (working paper)

Principales publications

24/07/2012: Shared dualisms: On populism and conspiracy theory (online...)

23/05/2012: The psychology of conspiracy theory: The role of cognitive shortcuts (online...)

July 2006 “Inkomensverdelings- en herverdelingsbeleid in de Verenigde Staten: Een perceptie”, Antwerp, Belgium