Professor Michael Bruter

Professor Michael Bruter

Position: Europa Visiting Fellow
School and/or Centres: Centre for European Studies

Email: m.bruter@lse.ac.uk

Michael Bruter is a Europa Visiting Fellow at the ANU Centre for European Studies, from the London School of Economics (LSE). He joined the LSE in 2001 having previously been employed by the University of Houston (USA) and the University of Hull. Professor Bruter received his undergraduate degree from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques of Bordeaux (France), two Masters from the Universities of Hull and Bordeaux, and his PhD from the University of Houston (USA). In addition to his position at the LSE, where he leads the ECREP initiative in Electoral Psychology, he is Adjunct Professor of political science at the Centre for the Study of Democratic Citizenship at McGill University in Montreal and Europa Fellow at the Australian National University. Professor Bruter has published seven books and multiple articles in the fields of elections, political behaviour, political psychology, identities, public opinion, extreme right politics, and social science research methods. He has directed nearly 30 research projects as sole principal investigator representing a total funding in excess of £2.5 million. His ECREP project on electoral psychology in 25 countries received multiple prizes such as the award for Best International Research from the Market Research Society. Professor Bruter has also held guest professor positions in such universities as Columbia, McGill, Melbourne, Sciences Po Bordeaux and Strasbourg, Salzbourg, etc. He has given over 20 keynote speeches in prestigious locations including the House of Lords, Assemblee Nationale, European Parliament, EU-Canada Summit on Youth Participation, Te Pa Pa National Museum of New Zealand and has advised leading institutions such as the Council of Europe, European Commission, Committee of the Regions, multiple Electoral Commissions and Governments. Source: London School of Economics website: http://www.lse.ac.uk/government/people/academic-staff/michael-bruter    

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