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Paolo Dardanelli, Principal Investigator, Project Manager, Data Collection: Switzerland

Paolo Dardanelli is Senior Lecturer in Comparative Politics at the University of Kent, UK. He is Chair of the research committee on Comparative Federalism and Multilevel Governance (RC28) of the International Political Science Association and co-Editor of Routledge’s Federalism and Decentralization book series. He is the author of Restructuring the European State (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2017), Between Two Unions: Europeanisation and Scottish Devolution (Manchester University Press, 2005), and articles in European Political Science Review, Political Studies, Acta Politica, Swiss Political Science Review, Party PoliticsPublius: The Journal of Federalism, and Nations and Nationalism, among others.

KincaidJohn Kincaid, Co-Principal Investigator, Data Collection: United States

John Kincaid is the Robert B. & Helen S. Meyner Professor of Government and Public Service and Director of the Meyner Center for the Study of State and Local Government at Lafayette College, PA, USA. He was Editor of Publius: The Journal of Federalism and is Senior Editor and originator of the Global Dialogue on Federalism, a joint project of the Forum of Federations and International Association of Centers for Federal Studies. He has recently co-authored articles in Publius: The Journal of Federalism, Public Administration Review, and PS: Political Science and Politics and co-edited Courts in Federal Countries (University of Toronto Press, forthcoming), Political Parties and Civil Society in Federal Countries (Oxford University Press, 2015) and Intergovernmental Relations in Federal Systems (Oxford University Press, 2015).

A.FennaAlan Fenna, Network Member, Data Collection: Australia

Alan Fenna is Professor of Politics at Curtin University, WA, Australia and a former president of the Australian Political Studies Association. He is the author of Australian Public Policy (2nd ed., Longman, 2004), co-author of Comparative Federalism: A Systematic Inquiry (2nd ed., University of Toronto Press, 2015), co-editor of Benchmarking in Federal Systems (Productivity Commission, 2012) and author of articles in Australian Journal of Political Science, Australian Public Administration, and Australian Journal of Politics and History, and other journals.

KaiserAndré Kaiser, Network Member, Data Collection: Germany

André Kaiser is Professor of Comparative Politics at the University of Cologne, NW, Germany, and Co-director of the Cologne Center for Comparative Politics. He is the author of Mehrheitsdemokratie und Institutionenreform – Verfassungspolitischer Wandel in Australien, Großbritannien, Kanada und Neuseeland im Vergleich (Campus, 2002), the co-author of Policymaking in Multilevel Systems – Federalism, Decentralisation, and Performance in the OECD Countries (ECPR Press, 2013) and author of articles in American Journal of Political Science, Comparative Political Studies, Party Politics, Journal of Theoretical Politics, and other journals.

LecoursAndré Lecours, Network Member, Data Collection: Canada

André Lecours is Professor of Political Science at the University of Ottawa, ON, Canada. He has recently co-authored Nationalism and Social Policy – The Politics of Territorial Solidarity (Oxford University Press, 2008), co-edited Dominant Nationalism, Dominant Ethnicity – Identity, Federalism, and Democracy (Peter Lang, 2009) and co-authored articles in Australian Journal of Political Science, Comparative Political Studies, Publius: The Journal of Federalism, Regional and Federal Studies, and other journals.

SinghAjay Kumar Singh, Network Member, Data Collection: India

Ajay Kumar Singh is Associate Professor at Jamia Hamdard, Delhi, India, and a former Director of its Centre for Federal Studies. He is the author of Federal Perspective, Constitutional Logic and Reorganisation of States (Manak, 2009) and Union Model of Indian Federalism (Manak, 2009) and co-author of Pluralism, Minorities, and National Integration (South Asian Publishers, 1997).   

MuellerSean Mueller, Data Collection: Switzerland

Sean Mueller is Post-doctoral Fellow in Political Science at the University of Berne, BE, Switzerland. He is the co-convener of the Federalism and Territorial Politics working group of the Swiss Political Science Association. He is the author of Theorising Decentralisation – Comparative Evidence from Sub-National Switzerland (ECPR Press, 2015), the co-editor of Understanding Federalism and Federation (Ashgate, 2015), and author of articles in Publius: The Journal of Federalism, Government and Opposition, Swiss Political Science Review, and other journals.

Stephan Vogel, Data Collection: GermanyVogel

Stephan Vogel is a doctoral researcher in political science at the University of Cologne, NW, Germany. He is the co-author of Die Europäische Bürgerinitiative  (SWP-Studie, 2009).

ThielMareike Thiel, Research Assistance

Mareike Thiel is a PhD candidate in International Relations at the School of Politics and International Relations, University of Kent, UK. Her research interest is on the role of national parliaments, with a special focus on the German Bundestag, in the European security architecture.