Marta Gallina is a JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow at Waseda University (Japan) and Associate Researcher at ESPOL(Catholic University of Lille, France).
She obtained her MA in Social Sciences at the University of Milan. In 2016, she was a trainee at the Research Unit of the European Parliament (Luxembourg). Once received her PhD in Social and Political Science from the Catholic University of Louvain (Belgium) in 2021, she became Lecturer at the Catholic University of Lille and post-doc researcher at the Catholic University of Louvain.
Her research interests regard the study of political behaviour, issue dimensionality, opinion consistency, populism and Voting Advice Applications. She collaborates in FokusJapan, a project for the design of Voting Advice Application platforms for Japanese elections.
Her work appeared in scientific journals such as Swiss Political Science Review, Regional and Federal Studies and Environmental Politics.
In 2018, Marta was awarded the Peter Mair Prize for the best presented at the 28th ECPR Summer School on Political Parties. Her work was also awarded by the ABSP (Francophone Belgian Association of Political Science) the 2020 Prize for the best paper presented by a junior researcher.