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2018-19 Fellowship at Stanford University's Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences

On September 1, I will be joining the 2018-19 cohort of fellows at Stanford University's Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences. In addition to finishing a few article manuscripts, I will be starting a book project on nationalist and populist politics in contemporary democracies. Read more about 2018-19 Fellowship at Stanford University's Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences

Spring/Summer 2018 Academic Talks

June: “The Global Rise of Nationalism," Aspen Foreign Ministers Forum, Versailles, France.

June: Keynote address: “The Mobilization of Resentment: Populism, Nationalism, and Authoritarianism in the United States and Europe," Populist Attitudes in Comparative Perspective Conference, University of Bamberg, Germany.

June: “Populism as Dog-Whistle Politics: Anti-Elite Discourse and Sentiments toward Minorities in the 2016 Presidential Election” (with Yueran Zhang*), Politicologenetmaal 2018, University of Leiden, the Netherlands.

June: “Is Civic Nationalism...

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New publication: "Ethno-Nationalist Populism and the Mobilization of Collective Resentment"

In a new article on radical-right politics, published in the British Journal of Sociology, I theorize populism, nationalism, and authoritarianism, examine trends in the corresponding discourse and attitudes, and suggest a resonance-based explanation for the timing of recent successes of the radical right. The full text is avialble here. Read more about New publication: "Ethno-Nationalist Populism and the Mobilization of Collective Resentment"