My research interests lie in the fields of comparative politics, political institutions and political culture.  More specifically, I study how the development and consolidation of political institutions shapes the evolution of social norms that support trust, cooperation and social cohesion.  A recent project further tests the resiliency of civic norms in the face of two prominent challenges besetting European societies in the 21st century – namely, economic inequality and increasing ethnic diversity.  

More information about these projects can be found by clicking the tabs to the right.

You can also find links to articles and working papers here.