Professional Experiences:

2017:                    Department of Political Science, University of Amsterdam
Assistant Professor
2014-:                  Centre for the Study of Democratic Citizenship, McGill University
Postdoctoral Fellow
2011-2013:          Université de Montréal
Lecturer - Political Psychology (2 terms)
2007-2009:       Hirondelle News Agency - International Justice Reporting
2007:                   International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY)
United Nations, The Hague, The Netherlands
Public Information Officer


2009-2015:        Université de Montréal, QC, Canada
Ph.D. Political Science (Supervisor: Patrick Fournier)
Concentration : Political Behaviour and Canadian/Quebec Politics
2006-2009:       Université de Montréal, QC, Canada
M.Sc. Political Science
Topic: Ethnopolitics and conflicts
2008:                  United Nations Institute of Training and Research (UNITAR)
Program of Correspondence Instruction in Peacekeeping Operations
1999-2002:        McGill University, Montréal, QC, Canada
B.A. Double major in Psychology and History

Methods Training:

2013 :                   Quebec Inter-University Centre for Social Statistics - Panel Data Analysis
2013 :                   European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR Winter School) - Multilevel Modelling
2011 :                   Quebec Inter-University Centre for Social Statistics - Structural Equation Modellings

Visiting Stays:

2012:                   Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona, Spain)
Visiting scholar (3 Months) - Grup de Recerca en Comportament Polític (Recherche Group on Political Behaviour)
2015:                   University of Gothenburg
Visiting scholar (2 Weeks) - Department of Political Science

Invited Presentations:
2018:                 “Explaining Support for Multilingualism.” Language and Political Violence Conference,
                             University of North Texas, Denton, USA, 4-5 October.
2018:                 “Multiplying the Gaps? Multidimensional Voter-Party Proximity and Ethnoregionalism.”
                             Workshop on Convergence versus Divergence of Mass-Elite Political Cleavages,
                             German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA), Hamburg, Germany, 8 June.
2018:                 “The Influence of Authoritarianism, Nativism and Populism on Support for Secession in Quebec.”
                             Centre for the Study of Ethnic Conflict, Queen's University Belfast, UK, 21 February.
2018:                 “Support for Bilingualism in Canada and Finland.” Canadian Politics Laboratory, University of Ottawa, Canada, 25 January.
2015:                 “Electoral Love and Hate: Positive and Negative Partisanship.” University of Helsinki, Finland, 26 May.
2013:                 “Calling for Erdogan to Resign: What is it Good for? A Review of Turkish Electoral Dynamics.”
                             From Protecting the Trees to Occupying the Streets in Turkey, Understanding the Gezi Protests.
                             Centre for the Study of Democratic Citizenship, Montreal, Canada, 20 June.

Grants and Awards:

2015-2017: Post-doctoral Fellowship-Quebec Research Fund - Society and Culture (FRQSC)
2015-2016: Post-doctoral Fellowship-Skelton-Clark Foundation (declined)
2014:           Seed Grant (with Damien Bol, King's College London, and Richard Nadeau, Université de Montréal) -
                     Centre for the Study of Democratic Citizenship
2012-2014: Doctoral Fellowship-Quebec Research Fund - Society and Culture (FRQSC)
2012:           International Exchange Grant - Quebec Research Fund - Society and Culture (FRQSC)
2012:           Methodological Training Grant - Centre for the Study of Democratic Citizenship
2012:           Seed Grant (with Benjamin Forest, McGill University) - Centre for the Study of Democratic Citizenship
2012:           Conference Travel Grant - International Society of Political Psychology (ISPP)
2010:           Doctoral Fellowship - Fundação do Ministério de Ciência e Tecnologia (Portugal)
2010:           Travel Grant - Political Science Department, Université de Montréal
2010:           Travel Grant - Political Science Graduate Students’ Association, Université de Montréal
2009-2013: Doctoral Grant - Political Science Department, Université de Montréal

Ad-Hoc Reviewer:

American Journal of Political Science, Canadian Journal of Political Science, Comparative Political Studies, Electoral Studies, European Political Science Review, International Political Science Review, Political Behavior, Politics, Research and Politics, and World Development

Service to the Discipline

2019: Workshop Director (with Ailsa Henderson). Workshop on Attitudes to Decentralization in Multi-Level States.
                   ECPR Joint Sessions, Mons, Belgium, 8-12 April.
2018-:Convener of the
ECPR Standing Group on Federalism and Regionalism.
2018-:Member of the editorial board
Politics and Religion.
2018: Guest Editor for
Politics and Religion.
2016: Panel Convener. Gender, Minorities and Legislative Representation.
                   74th annual conference of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, USA, 7 April.
2015: Organizer (with Benjamin Forest). Workshop on Minority and Women’s Representation in Context. Montreal, Canada, 25 August.
2014: Panel Convener. Territorial Identities and Sub-State Nationalism.
                   23rd World Congress of the International Political Science Association, Montreal, Canada, 22 July.