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Dr. Zoe LEFKOFRIDI Assistant Professor (currently on maternity leave)
  • Rudolfskai 42
  • 5020 Salzburg
Tel:
+43 (0) 662 / 8044-6602
Fax:
+43 (0) 662 / 8044-166
zoe.lefkofridi@sbg.ac.at

Room: 2036
Office Hours: on appointment

Zoe Lefkofridi is an Assistant Professor of Comparative Politics at the Dept. of Political Science at the University of Salzburg. Her teaching includes courses on comparative politics, the causes and consequences of unequal political representation, and national political parties' organizational and policy responses to European integration. Zoe Lefkofridi’s research draws on normative and positive theories of democracy to empirically examine political representation in Europe; her articles appear in European Union Politics, Electoral Studies, West European Politics and EPSR among others. She is also a joint Jean Monnet-Max Weber Fellow at the Robert Schuman Center for Advanced Studies, European University Institute in Florence and the Dept. of Political & Social Sciences of the European University Institute. Previously, she was a visiting post-doctoral researcher at Stanford University and the GESIS-EUROLAB, as well as a research fellow at the Institute for European Integration Research (EIF) and the Dept. of Methods in the Social Sciences (MeSoS) at the University of Vienna. She conducted her doctoral studies at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Vienna and the University of Vienna and holds MA and BA degrees from the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna, the College of Europe – Bruges and the University of Athens. Currently, she participates in two research projects dealing with the effects of electoral systems.

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