Daniel-Louis Seiler

Emeritus Full Professor at Sciences Po Aix-en-Provence & Associate Research Fellow at ESPOL

Daniel-Louis Seiler

Emeritus Full Professor at Sciences Po Aix-en-Provence & Associate Research Fellow at ESPOL

Biography

Daniel-Louis Seiler is Emeritus Full Professor at Sciences po Aix-en-Provence and Senior Associate Research Fellow.

His current research focuses mainly on Comparative Politics (Theory and Methods) and on the comparative analysis of political parties in both Western and East-Central Europe. He is the author of twelve books, and has edited and/or co-edited five other books, he has written thirty-one articles in scientific journals. His two last books are Clivages et familles politiques en Europe and Qu’est-ce que l’Europe (both at Editions de l’Université de Bruxelles); his last publication in English is « Parties », in International Encyclopedia of Political Science (Sage, 2011).

Daniel-Louis Seiler got his PhD in Political Science from the Catholic University of Louvain, and has taught at University College Dublin, UQAM, at the Universities of Lausanne, “Sciences po Paris” (André Siegfried Chair), Bordeaux and Aix-en-Provence. He has been Visiting Scholar at the University of Michigan and at UCLA and Visiting Professor at Laval University, at the Universities of Geneva, Freiburg, Brussels, Louvain, Barcelona (Autonoma), UPV Bilbao and the University of Colorado at Boulder.

He is one of the two editors of the collection “Politiques comparées”, publisher: Economica (Paris) and one of the three “founding fathers” of Revue international de politique comparée and is still a member of the editorial board of this journal. He has been member of the National Committee of the CNRS and has chaired the National Jury of the “Agrégation de science politique”.

Languages spoken: French, English

CLASSES TAUGHT AT ESPOL

  • Gastronomie et politique

RESEARCH FIELDS

  • Comparative politics
  • Political parties
  • European politics
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