Dr Anders Widfeldt

Dr Anders Widfeldt
Dr Anders Widfeldt

Dr Anders Widfeldt

Fil Kand, Fil doktor

Senior Lecturer

About

Biography

Appointed Lecturer in Nordic Politics at the University of Aberdeen in 1996, Dr. Widfeldt was previously with the Department of Political Science, Göteborg University, Sweden. He obtained his doctoral degree in 1997, with a study on party membership in Sweden.

Research

Research Overview

Right-wing radicalism, populism and extremism, political parties, party organisations and Nordic politics.

Research Areas

Politics and International Relations

Research Specialisms

  • Comparative Politics

Our research specialisms are based on the Higher Education Classification of Subjects (HECoS) which is HESA open data, published under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence.

Current Research

The Sweden Democrats.

Past Research

Party membership.

Comparative party organisations.

Right wing radicalism.

Historical fascism in the Nordic countries.

Supervision

Supervised PhDs on political parties in Nigeria, local parties in Norway and party organisations in Scotland.

Teaching

Teaching Responsibilities

Comparative politics, Nordic politics, research methods.

Non-course Teaching Responsibilities

Examinations Officer for Politics and International Relations. Director of Teaching and Learning for School of Social Science 2013-19.

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