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PhD students at Dept. of Political Science

Below please find lists of present and former PhD students and the titles of their projects.

Current PhD students

NAME

TITLE OF DISSERTATION

Beach, Rachel

The Uncomfortable Trade-Offs of an Inclusive Revenue Bargain

Bisgaard, Mette Gender Differences in Client's Communication Style, Behaviour, and Public Service Efficacy
Boisen Andersen, Didde Samtykke og grænser for samtykke

Bor, Alexander

The Foundations of Political Trust Evaluations - A Political Psychological Account

Bro, Louise Ladegaard

Effekter af ledelsesundervisning. Et eksperimentelt studie af effekten af undervisning i transformationsledelse for niveauet af transformationsledelse og medarbejdernes motivation

Bucher, Jan

Parliamentary Networks in (and of) International Relations

Burmester, Nicolas

Rising Powers in International Organizations

Cecchini, Mathilde

Sundhedsinterventioner i folkeskolen - et middel mod den sociale ulighed

Christensen, Julian

Fortolkning før handling: Et politisk-psykologisk perspektiv på performance-informationer i den offentlige sektor

Djuve, Vilde Lunnan From Competition to Contraints. A three-level approach to explaining executive constraints and investigating its socio-economic consequences
Fjendbo, Trine Høj Ledelse og performance i et kønsperspektiv
Foged, Ane Karoline Exploring the Governance-Dividend of Taxation in Sub-Saharan Africa
Grundholm, Alexander Taaning External Actors and Autocratic Survival

Guul, Thorbjørn Sejr

Kilder til lighed i uddannelsessektoren - effekterne af repræsentativt bureaukrati på performance

Gøtzsche-Astrup, Oluf The Role of Self-uncertainty, Personality, Small Group Dynamics and Counternarratives in Radicalisation

Hansen, Kristina Jessen

Fra grundlæggende værdier til politiske holdninger

Hjelt, Mikkel The Social Ecology of Radicalization: A Foundation for the Design of CVE Initiatives
Holm, Jakob Majlund Resultatbaseret ledelse i den offentlige sektor - tilsigtede og utilsigtede effekter
Jørgensen, Frederik Effects of Asylum and Refugee Policies on Individual and State Level Outcomes
Kaldahl, Marie Personalization of Politicians' Parliamentary Behaviour

Knudsen, Lajla

Politik som risiko- eller beskyttelsesfaktor? Strukturelle og politiske omverdensfaktorers betydning for udsatte børn og unges udvikling

Kraft, Jonas

How Politics Matters to the Economy: Preferences, Institutions, and Information

Krishnarajan, Suthan

Economic Growth, State Capacity, and Coup Attemps: Exploring a Conditional Relationship

Larsen, Søren Kølbæk Information processing in politics and administration - How politicians and administrators make decisions
Lauritsen, Henrik The Evolution of the Saudi-Iranian Rivalty

Lindner, Miriam

Terror Management and Political Attitudes: The Role of Political Elites in Mitigating Negative Effects of Terrorist Threat and Worldview Defence

Madsen, Maiken Gelardi Trans-regionalism: Exploring the Universal Value of Regional Theories

Møller, Fenja

Analyzing and understanding civil war onset

Nielsen, Alva Albæk

The consequences of increased incarceration lengths

Osmundsen, Mathias

Negativitetsbias og politiske frames: Hvem overbevises?

Pechmann, Philipp

Gradual, endogenous institutional change in the labour market policies of Denmark, Norway, Germany and Great Britain

Pedersen, Jonas Gejl

Russia's Strategic Culture - Patterns of Thought and Behavior in Russian Security Policy

Pedersen, Viki M.L.

En paternalistisk tilgang til distributiv retfærdighed

Petersen, Niels Bjørn Performance management i et markarbejderperspektiv

Pettersson, Morten

Parti eller pengepung? Betydningen af partierne og økonomisk egeninteresse for borgernes holdninger

Pintz, Anne

Parliamentary Control of European Foreign Policy in the European Union Multi-level parliamentary Field

Sakstrup, Casper

Third Parties, uncertainty and Civil War

Schwampe, Jasper

Foreign fighters and the puzzle of organizational fragmentation

Sejersen, Mikkel Sanctions, Conflict and Democratization

Senninger, Roman

'Incentive or lack of interest?' The role of party groups in parliamentary scrutiny in EU affairs - A comparison of domestic parliamentary party group strategies

Shanaah, Sadi

Countering a radical social movement: The case of Muslim civil society organizations in Germany and the United Kingdom

Simonsen, Kristina Bakkær

Immigrants and Host Societies: Prospects for National Identification

Skytte, Rasmus

Mixed Signals: How Citizens Respond to Multiple Source Cues

Thau, Mads

Sociale klasser, politiske partiers kommunikation og vælgernes stemme

Thaysen, Jens Damgaard

Hvilke pligter bør være politiske?

Thorsen, Matilde Democracy and Poverty: A Conditioned and Curvilinear Relationship

West, Hallbera

Accountability i det færøske demokratiske politiske system

Previously awarded PhD and Licentiate degrees

AWARDED

NAME

TITLE OF DISSERTATION

Februar 2017 Jens Damgaard Thaysen On the Liberty of Scoundrels: Wrongfulness and the Justifiability of Criminalization
Februar 2017 David Delfs Erbo Andersen Stateness and Democratic Stability
December 2016 Åsne Kalland Aarstad Public/Private, Global/Local, and Land/Sea: International Relations and the Study of In-Betweenness
November 2016 Camilla Bjarnøe Evolution in Frames: Framing and Reframing of Policy Questions
Oktober 2016 Martin Bisgaard Perceiving the Unobservable. How partisanship and Everyday Life Influence Citizens' Perceptions of the National Economy
September 2016 Maria-Louise Clausen State-building in Fragile States: Strategies of Embedment
July 2016 Camilla Denager Staniok Work Commitment in Public Organizations
June 2016 Morten Hjortskov Larsen Citizen Satisfaction: Political Voice and Cognitive Biases
June 2016 Magnus Rasmussen How Organized Labor Shaped the Origin and Structure of the Regulatory Revolution 1870-2000
June 2016 Marie Kjærgaard Politics and Intergovernmental Grants
June 2016 Ulrich Thy Jensen Causes and Consequences of Public Service Motivation: Governance Interventions and performance Implications
June 2016 Lasse Lykke Rørbæk Escalating Ethnic Conflict: From Political Exclusion to Civil War
June 2016 Troels Bøggild Procedural Fairness and Public Opinion
May 2016 Kristian Kriegbaum Jensen Scandinavian Immigrant Integration Politics: Varieties of the Civic Turn
January 2016 Maria Falk Mikkelsen Effects of Managers on Public Service Performance
December 2015

Ekatherina Zhukova

Whose Responsibility? Chernobyl as Trauma Management in Belarus and Ukraine

November 2015

Ulrik Hvidman

Performance Measurement in the Public Sector: Impacts on Public Performance and Citizens' Perceptions

Oktober 2015

Helene Marie Fisker

Studies on the Development of Interest Group Populations in Corporative Systems

August 2015

Mogens Jin Pedersen

Capitalizing on the Forces within Us: Public Employee Motivation and Clmmitment at Work

August 2015

Heidi Skovgaard Klaaby

Empirical Essays on the Labor Market. Outcomes of PhD Graduates

Juni 2015

Mette Kjærgaard Thomsen

How do different types of public initiatives influence citizen coproduction?

Juni 2015

Mathias Wullum Nielsen

New and Persistent Gender Equality Challenges In Academia

Maj 2015

Merete Bech Seeberg

The Power to Control. How State Capacity and Economic Control Condition the Effect of Authoritarian Elections on Regime Stability

Maj 2015

Kim Sass Mikkelsen

Getting to Denmark, More or Less. Politics, Bureaucracy and Corruption Success Stories in East Central Europe

Januar 2015

Andreas Brøgger Albertsen

Prioritizing by the Roadside, at Bedside and in Health Policies: Luck Egalitarianism and the Role of Social and Personal Responsibility in Health

Oktober 2014

Laustsen, Lasse

Choosing the Right Candidate: How the Evolved Mind Votes in Modern Elections

August 2014

Degn, Lise

Making Sense of University Ideas. Exploring How Ideas Influence Management Practice and Perceptions in Danish Universities

Juni 2014

Axelsen, David V.

Global Redistributive Obligations in the Face of Severe Poverty

April 2014

Haase, Sanne

Professional Identity and Role of the Engineer in a Challenged Society

Marts 2014

Gissel, Line Engbo

Judicialising Peace. The International Criminal Court's Impact on Political Settlements in Kenya and Uganda

Februar 2014

Seeberg, Michael Aagaard

Democracy against the Odds

Januar 2014

Bartusevicius, Henrikas

The Inequality-Conflict Nexus Re-Examined

December 2013

Götz, Elias

Russia's Quest for Regional Hegemony

December 2013

Seeberg, Henrik Bech

The Power of the Loser: Opposition Policy Influence through Agenda-Setting

November 2013

Nielsen, Poul Aaes

Bounded Rationality og Resultatstyring: Kan resultatmåling styre offentligt ansattes opmærksomhed?

Oktober 2013

Lasse Nielsen

Interpersonel sammenligning i en sundhedspolitisk kontekst

Juni 2013

Rikke Fuglsang Olsen

Forældre i fængsel – effekten på børns livsforløb

Januar 2013

Johannes Engers Gregersen

Socialområdet – styringsperspektiver efter strukturreformen

Januar 2013

Henrik Jepsen

“Nothing is agreed until everything is agreed”
Issue linkage in the international climate change negotiations

Januar 2013

Florian Langbehn

Can Asian Tigers Be Transferred to the African Savannah? Exploring the Consequences and Origins of State Capacity in the Developing World

November 2012

Kjeldsen, Anne Mette

Sektorforskelle i public service motivation

Juni 2012

Christian Bøtcher Jacobsen

Management interventions and motivation crowding effects in public service provision

Maj 2012

Line Gustafsson

Analyzing primary school reforms – an ideational approach

Maj 2012

Anne Heeager Christensen

Samarbejdskonstruktioner mellem kommuner og regioner efter kommunalreformen

Marts 2012

Jakob Tolstrup

External Actors and Democratization. Russia and the EU Competing for Influence in Moldova, Ukraine, and Belarus 1991-2010

Marts 2012

Yonatan Schvartzman

Metastyring af markedsudvikling: Policystrategier og netværkskoordinering i udvikling af nye markeder

Januar 2012

Else Marie Holm

Betydningen af vores følelsesmæssige reaktioner for effekten af issue frames

November 2011

Johanne Glavind

Magtanvendelse og den internationale orden - en analyse af det internationale samfunds håndtering af det nye trusselsbillede, herunder konsekvenserne for den internationale orden

November 2011

Gunnar Thesen

Political agenda-setting in the Norwegian Parliament 1985-2005. The contingencies and autonomy of media influence

November 2011

Ingvild Olsen

The Council working parties – How do they work? An analysis of the negotiating climate in the Council preparatory bodies

September 2011

Rasmus Sommer Hansen

Lige ressourcer under ideelle og ikke-ideelle omstændigheder

August 2011

Morten Jakobsen

Organizational Support and Coproduction: An Experimental Study of Management Strategies in the Public Education Sector

Juni 2011

Christoph Arndt

Cleavage Structures and Welfare State Reforming

Maj 2011

Flemming Tait Svith

Politikkens medialisering og journalistiske forklaringer

Maj 2011

Nina Dadalauri

Post-Revolutionary State-Building and Its Approach to the Political Elite. The case of Georgia, Ukraine and Kyrgyzstan

Januar 2011

Peter Thisted Dinesen

Institutions and Social Capital – An Analysis of the Institutional Determinants of Social Capital

December 2010

Lene Aarøe

Påvirker politisk eliteretorik borgernes holdninger? – Hvordan, hvem og om hvilke emner?

 

December 2010

Martin Bækgaard

Organisationsstrukturer og deres betydning for politikeres og embedsmænds præferencer

 

Juni 2010

Helene Helboe Pedersen

Politiske forlig og partiintern magtfordeling

Marts 2010

Marianne Sandvad Ulriksen

Africanisation of the Democratic State: A State-in-Society Approach to Understanding Democratic Development in Africa

Februar 2010

Stian Skår Ludvigsen

Post-mortem of the VP-function? An examination through the worst-case scenario

December 2009

Morten Brænder

Den civilreligiøse legitimering af krigen mod terror – religion og politik i det 21. århundredes første store konflikt

December 2009

Thomas Frank

Spredning og konvergens af en ledelsesside – National og lokal tilpasning?

November 2009

Marie Østergaard Møller

Hvad er smertegrænsen for sociale ydelser? Om forholdet mellem socialpolitik og solidaritet i velfærdsstaten

Oktober 2009

Carsten Jensen

Den dynamiske velfærdsstat. Et projekt om stabilitet og forandring i det offentliges udgiftsforbrug til velfærdsservices

Maj 2009

Rasmus Brun Pedersen

‘The Hidden Wars of European Integration’ Explaining National Preference Formation on European Treaty Reforms

Februar 2009

Steen Juul Hansen

Samspillet mellem de institutionelle rammer og den pædagogiske praksis på døgninstitutioner for børn og unge

December 2008

Jesper Wittrup

Institutionelt design i den offentlige sektor

November 2008

Flemming Juul Christiansen

Politiske forlig og aftaler i dansk politik

September 2008

Kim Sønderskov

Social kapital og kollektiv handling - miljøforbedringer som case
Social capital and collective action - the case of national environmental improvements

Juni 2008

Morten Valbjørn

After the Cultural Turn: IR Theory meets Area Studies

Juni 2008

Rune Slothuus

Budskaber i medierne og borgernes politiske holdningsdannelse
Mass media message flows and citizens’ political opinion formation

Maj 2008

Martin Ejnar Hansen

Dimensioner og afstemningsadfærd i parlamenter – et komparativt studie

September 2007

Michael Bang Petersen

Holdningsmønstre i reaktioner på kriminalitet

Marts 2007

Helle Ørsted Nielsen

Studie af rationel adfærd m.h.p. at opstille og vurdere et differentieret rationalitetsbegreb

Marts 2007

Lene Mosegaard Søberg

FN protektorater

Marts 2007

Simon Calmar Andersen

Politisk styring af skolerne: Nødvendigt og umuligt?"

Februar 2007

Mads Leth Jakobsen

Konvergens i offentlig politik. Et projekt om betydningen af globalisering, europæisering og ideer for tværsektorale liberaliseringsreformer i danske netværksindustrier

Januar 2007

Svend-Erik Vrede Skaaning

Democracy besides Elections: An Exploration into the Causes of (Dis)Respect for Civil Liberties in Latin American and Post-Communist Countries

December 2006

Peter Bjerre Mortensen

Stabilitet og forandring i offentlig politik

November 2006

Anders Branth Pedersen

Netværksstrukturer i den danske miljøpolitiske beslutningsproces. En komparativ analyse af politiske beslutningsprocesser vedr. vådområders regulering og genopretning

August 2006

Pia Vedel Ankersen

Den politiske legitimitets oprindelse – et studie af børns politiske socialisering

Marts 2006

Rune Stubager

New Politics in Denmark: Cleavage or?
(Ny Politik i Danmark: Skillelinje eller?)

December 2005

Anne Binderkrantz

Interesseorganisationers indflydelsesstrategier

December 2005

Lotte Bøgh Andersen

Offentligt ansattes strategier: Folkeskolelærere, dagplejere, politifolk og børnetandlæger

December 2005

Lars Thorup Larsen

Liberty, Equality and Health – a Genealogy of the Biopolitical Arts of Government in Post-war Public Health Strategies

December 2005

Gitte Sommer Harrits

Sociologisk teori (særligt Habermas, Luhmann og Bourdieu); kritisk teori; videnskabsteori; klasseteori; marxisme; social differentiering; social og politisk ulighed i Danmark såvel som i andre lande; dannelsen af nye klasser i 'postindustrielle' samfund.

Oktober 2005

Stefan Brendstrup

Omregulering og konkurrenceskabelse i elforsyningen

Maj 2005


Jakob Linaa Jensen

Internettets demokratiske konsekvenser

November 2004

Jens Rudbeck

Democratization and Ethnic Conflict in Third World Countries

September 2004

Rikke Skou Jensen

Institutionaliserede samarbejdsstrukturer – medindflydelse, drift og ledelse – en komparativ analyse af medarbejderes indflydelse på offentlige og private arbejdspladser

April 2004

William L. Mitchell

Denmark, IGOs, and the Kosovo Refugee Crisis: Explaining Policy Deviance

Marts 2004

Søren Serritzlew

Offentlig budgetlægning i et institutionelt perspektiv

December 2003

Martin Enevoldsen

Why do we need voluntary agreements in environmental policies?.

Oktober 2003

Kristian Høyer Toft

International Justice and Justificatary Models

December 2002

Bernhard Hansen

Party Activism in Denmark. A Micro Level Approach to a Cross-sectional Analysis of the Correlates of Party Activism

November 2002

Asbjørn Skjæveland

Government Formation in the Kingdom of Denmark 1953-1998/Partiadfærd i Folketinget: Regeringsdannelse og indgåelse af forlig m.v.

November 2002

Vibeke Lehmann Nielsen

Dialogens Pris. – Uformelle spilleregler, ressourceasymmetri og forskelsbehandling i offentligt tilsyn

November 2002

Thomas Olesen

From armed rebellion to social movement: Opportunities and limitations for social and political protest in the age of globalization and democratization – the case of the EZLN in Mexico

Maj 2002

Søren Flinch Midtgaard

Equality and Stability

November 2001

Anne Mette Kjær

The Politics of Civil Service Reform: A Comparative Analysis of Uganda and Tanzania in the 1990s

Marts 2001

Christoffer Green-Pedersen

How Politics Still Matters. Retrenchment of old-age pensions, unemployment benefits, and disability pensions/early retirement benefits in Denmark and in the Netherlands from 1982 to 1998

November 2000

Hanne Marlene Dahl

Den diskursive konstruktion af omsorgsbehov og omsorgskvalifikationer ud fra et kønsperspektiv. Case: Hjemmehjælp

Oktober 2000

Lars Johannsen

The Constitution and Democracy: The Choice and Consequence of the Constitution in Post-Communist Countries

September 2000

Liselotte Odgaard

Deterrence and Cooperation in the South China Sea. An Analysis of the Spratly Dispute and Its Implications for Regional order between the RPC and Southeast Asia after the Cold War

December 1999

Tonny Brems Knudsen

Humanitarian Intervention and International Society: Contemporary Manifestations of an Explosive Doctrine

Juni 1999

Aksel V. Carlsen

Socialdemokratismens muligheder og begrænsninger i det postsovjetiske Rusland

December 1998

Jens Blom-Hansen

Studier i statens styring af den kommunale sektors økonomi

Juni 1998

Jens Bejer Damgaard

Styring og effektivitet. Organisering af dansk børnepasning

Oktober 1998

Iben Nathan

When Poor People Participate. A Case Study of a Local Government Election in a Locality of Rural Bangladesh

December 1997

Lars Bo Kaspersen

War, State, Sovereignty & Citizenship

September 1997

Thomas Pallesen

Health Care Reforms in Britain and Denmark: The Politics of Economic Success and Failure

Juni 1997

Asbjørn Sonne Nørgaard

The Politics of Institutional Control: Corporatism in Danish Occupational Safety and Health Regulation and Unemployment Insurance, 1870-1995

Jan. 1997

Lars Dahl Pedersen

The Politics of Cost Containment in Public Services. Hospital Budgeting in Denmark, Germany, and the Netherlands, 1978-29

Jan. 1997

Peter Viggo Jakobsen

Western Use of Coercive Diplomacy after the Cold War: A Challenge for Theory and Practice

Jan. 1997

Qi Wang

National and Sub-national Elites: Women in Chinese Politics 1949-1990

December 1996

Carsten Daugbjerg

Policy Networks under Pressure: Policy Reform, Pollution Control and the Power of Farmers

November 1996

Aase Mygind Madsen

Untouchables: Stuck at the Bottom or Moving Upward? A Study of Changing Conditions for the Scheduled Castes in Five Villages in Karnataka, South India

Juni 1996

Artis Pabriks

From Nationalism to Ethnic Policy: The Latvian Nation in the Present and the Past

Oktober 1995

Karsten Skjalm

Det europæiske valutasamarbejdes politiske økonomi. Europæisk monetær integration fra Haag til Maastricht

September 1995

Henrik Jensen

Arenaer eller aktører? En analyse af Folketingets stående udvalg

Juli 1995

Lene Bøgh Sørensen

Politisk udvikling og regime transformationer. En præsentati­on og diskussion af udvalgte teorier om politisk udvikling, re­gimeskift og demokratiudvikling i lyset af den ungarske case

Jan. 1995

Jens Peter Frølund Thomsen

Trade Unions and British Politics in the 1980s: Governing Against Pressure

November 1993

Torben K. Jensen

Politik i prãxis. Aspekter af danske folketingsmedlemmers politiske kultur og livsverden

Oktober 1993

Jens Henrik Haahr

Looking to Europe. The EC policies of the British Labour Party and the Danish Social Democrats

Oktober 1993

Mikael Skou Andersen

Governance by Green Taxes: Implementing Clean Water Policies in Denmark, France, Germany and the Netherlands 1970-1990

Juni 1993

Karen Ejersbo Iversen

The Japan-EC Relation. A Secondary Bargain in a Triangular Trade Policy Confrontation

Jan. 1993

Niels Dalgaard

Den industrielle Parlamentarisme

August 1992

Bjarne Ibsen

Frivilligt arbejde i idrætsforeninger

April 1992

Knud Erik Jørgensen

Vesteuropas østpolitik. En analyse af vesteuropæisk multilateral østpolitik i 1980’erne

September 1991

Bjarne Jacobsen

Max Weber og Friedrich Albert Lange. Max Webers rationalitetsscoiologi, en anti-filosofi. Rødder tilbage til F.A. Lange?

August 1991

Peter M. Pilgaard

Kernevåbennedrustning i Europa

Februar 1991

Jørgen Christensen

Demokratiet og sikkerhedspolitikken: En analyse af Folketingets rolle i sikkerhedspolitikken

1990

Peter Nedergaard

’EF’s markedsintegration. En økonomisk analyse

1990

Johannes Michelsen

Pengene eller livet. Privat ejendomsret, aktieselskaber og politik

1989

Jøren Humlum

Politisk argumentation

1989

Jesper Bo Jensen

Regulering og deregulering af de danske penge- og kapitalmarkeder

1989

Jørgen Dige Pedersen

Syd-Syd-relationer. En analyse af Indiens og Brasiliens relationer til Den tredje Verden siden 1970 – med særligt henblik på at belyse staternes rolle i internationaliserings­processen

1988

Peter Munk Christiansen

Teknologi mellem stat og marked. Dansk teknologi-politik 1970-1987

1988

Erik Albæk

Fra sandhed til information. Evalueringsforskning i USA – før og nu

1986

Andreas P. Cornett

Den offentlige sektor og den regionale udvikling – et studie af vækst og regional fordeling med udgangspunkt i Sønderjyllands amtskommune

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