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.

Publications

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  • Party Change as a Necessity: The Case of the Sweden Democrats

    Widfeldt, A.
    Representation, vol. 44, no. 3, pp. 265-276
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Sweden: Political Data Yearbook 2006

    Widfeldt, A.
    European Journal of Political Research, vol. 46, no. 7-8, pp. 1118-1126
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • The Swedish parliamentary election of 2006

    Widfeldt, A.
    Electoral Studies, vol. 26, no. 4, pp. 820-823
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Sweden

    Widfeldt, A.
    European Journal of Political Research, vol. 45, no. 7-8, pp. 1270-1274
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Political data in 2005

    Van Biezen, I., Katz, R. S., Mackerras, M., Fallend, F., De Winter, L., Dumont, P., Carty, R. K., Ker-Lindsay, J., Webb, K., Linek, L., Bille, L., Pettai, V., Sundberg, J., Ysmal, C., Poguntke, T., Mavrogordatos, G. T., Ilonszki, G., Kurtan, S., Hardarson, O. T., Kristinsson, G. H., O'Malley, E., Diskin, A., Ignazi, P., Kato, J., Ikstens, J., Krupavicius, A., Dumont, P., Poirier, P., Fenech, D., Lucardie, P., Voerman, G., Vowles, J., Aalberg, T., Brekken, T., Jasiewicz, K., Jasiewicz-Betkiewicz, A., Magone, J. M., Ucen, P., Fink-Hafner, D., Delgado, I., Lopez Nieto, L., Widfeldt, A., Milic, T., Fisher, S. D., Katz, R. S.
    European Journal of Political Research, vol. 45, pp. 1023-1301
    Contributions to Journals: Literature Reviews
  • Sweden

    Widfeldt, A.
    European Journal of Political Research, vol. 44, no. 7-8, pp. 1195-1202
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • “De konservativa partierna i Norge och Sverige: Høyre och Högern/Moderata Samlingspartiet”

    Widfeldt, K. A.
    Partiernas århundrade. Fempartimodellens uppgång och fall i Norge och Sverige (ed. Demker, M.;Svasand, L.), Santerus., pp. 103-132, 29 pages
    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters
  • Sweden

    Widfeldt, A.
    European Journal of Political Research, vol. 43, no. 7-8, pp. 1144-1150
    Contributions to Journals: Review articles
  • Elite Collusion and Public Defiance: Sweden's Euro Referendum in 2003

    Widfeldt, K. A.
    West European Politics, vol. 27, no. 3, pp. 503-517
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • The Diversified Approach. Swedish responses to the Extreme right

    Widfeldt, K. A.
    Western Democracies and the New Extreme Right Challenge. Eatwell, R., Muddle, C. (eds.). Ashgate, pp. 150-171, 21 pages
    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters

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