Steven Van Hauwaert

Steven M. Van Hauwaert is currently an Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in Comparative Politics at the University of Surrey. He is the principal investigator of the Global Public Opinions Project and a team leader for Team Populism, as well as a fellow of the Young Academy of Europe. His academic contributions have appeared in leading journals such as Acta Politica, Comparative European Politics, Electoral Studies, Ethnic and Racial Studies, European Journal of Political Research, European Political Science Review, European Societies, Journal of Contemporary European Studies, Journal of European Integration, Politics, West European Politics, amongst others. He is an associate editor for the ECPR’s open-access journal Political Research Exchange and the Methods and Measurement section of the open-access journal Frontiers in Political Science. His overall research relates to comparative political behaviour and public opinion, particularly in Western Europe and Latin America. Much of his research interest also goes to populism and various forms of political extremism.