I am currently a research fellow at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz. I received my PhD in political science from Sciences Po Paris, and also hold M.A. degrees from Marquette University and the University of Antwerp.

I am also the principal investigator of the Global Public Opinions Project (GPOP), funded by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

My main research fields are comparative political behaviour and public opinion, particularly in Western Europe but also in Latin America (see Public Opinions Project). Some of my other research interests include political parties and party systems, populism and political extremism, and political participation.


Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
Department of Political Science
Jakob-Welder-Weg 12, R04-428
55128 Mainz (Germany)

Email: vanhauwaert[at]politik.uni-mainz.de

Twitter: @SMVanHauwaert