Senior Research Fellow
Lead Researcher, Working Group "De- and Re-Democratization"
Andreas Schedler is a Senior Research Fellow at the CEU Democracy Institute. He is Head of the Research Group on De- and Re-Democratization (DRD) and a Visiting Professor at CEU Vienna. He earned his PhD from the University of Vienna. Before joining the CEU, he was a professor of political science at the Center for Economic Teaching and Research (CIDE) in Mexico City. A leading comparative scholar of democracy, democratization, and authoritarianism, he has widely published on authoritarian elections, democratic consolidation and transition, anti-political-establishment parties, political accountability, and organized violence. His current research focuses on political polarization and the destruction of basic democratic trust.
PhD, Political Science, Vienna University
An Ambiguous Tool of Demos Accountability: Taking the Metaphorical Concept of Majoritarian Tyrannies Seriously