Welcome to my website. I hold the August Röhss Chair in Political Science at the University of Gothenburg. I specialize in comparative politics and political economy.
I am the principal investigator in the research project Public Services in Comparative and Historical Perspective.
Most recent article: "When Parties Move to the Middle: The Role of Uncertainty" (British Journal of Political Science, with David Rueda and Haoyu Zhai).
Most recent book in English: Inward Conquest: The Political Origins of Modern Public Services (Cambridge University Press, with Ben Ansell).
Most recent book in Swedish: 134 dagar (Makadam förlag, with Jan Teorell, Hanna Bäck, and Johan Hellström).
My CV can be downloaded here. My Google Scholar page can be found here. To send an email message, click here.
If you want to know what I think political science is all about, please see my article "Political Science as Architecture" (European Political Science).