Senior Research Fellow (SNF Ambizione-Grantee)

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Denise Traber studied political science, social anthropology and history at the University of Zurich and received her PhD from the University of Geneva. While completing her PhD thesis she was a visitor at the London School of Economics and Political Science. From 2013 onwards, Denise Traber was a postdoctoral researcher and lecturer at the Department of Political Science, University of Zurich. Denise Traber’s research focuses on party competition, representation, and political behavior. She has recently received an SNSF-Ambizione grant for a research project on polarization of political attitudes in Europe.

Curriculum Vitae Denise Traber

List of Publications Denise Traber



Major Fields of Research

  • Political behavior
  • Party competition
  • Political representation
  • Eurocrisis
  • Polarization
  • Quantitative text analysis