Peter Kurrild-Klitgaard#


Peter Kurrild-Klitgaard
Email:kurrild 'at' ifs.ku.dk
Membership Number:3597
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:DENMARK
Section:SOCIAL SCIENCES
Username:pkurrild-klitgaard
Elected:2013
Homepage: http://www.kurrild-klitgaard.blogspot.dk





Present and Previous Positions

  • 2013 (Fall): Visiting Scholar, Weatherhead Center, Harvard University, US
  • 2007 - 2010: Visiting Fellow, St. Edmund's College, University of Cambridge, UK
  • 2008 - 2010: Executive Director, Centre for Voting and Parties, University of Copenhagen, DK
  • 2006 - present: Professor ("full"), Political Science, University of Copenhagen, DK
  • 2005 - 2006: Professor ("full"), Political Science, University of Southern Denmark, DK
  • 2003 - 2004: Visiting Lecturer, University of Riga
  • 2001 - 2002: Visiting Scholar, Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy, Columbia University, US
  • 2000 - 2005: Associate Professor, Political Science, University of Southern Denmark, DK
  • 1998 - 2000: Assistant Professor, Political Science, University of Aarhus, DK
  • 1993 & 1994: Residential Research Fellow, Institute for Humane Studies, George Mason University, US

Fields of Scholarship
  • Comparative politics
  • Political theory
  • Political economy
  • Public choice theory
  • Social choice theory
  • Constitutions
  • Political institutions
  • Parliaments
  • Electoral systems
  • Voter behaviour

Honours and Awards
  • 2009: Fellow (elected), Royal Historical Society, UK
  • 2009: Nominated by the University of Copenhagen as one of eight "Elite Academics of the Year" (below 45)
  • 2009: Member (elected), Danish Society for History, Letters & Arts
  • 2007: Teacher of the Year, University of Copenhagen
  • 2007: Teacher of the Year, Political Science
  • 2007: Listed in "Kraks Blå Bog" (= Danish Who's Who)
  • 2002-2005: President, Danish Political Science Association
  • 2003: Researcher of the Year, University of Southern Denmark/Fyens Stiftstidende
  • 1998: Fellow (elected), Society of Antiquaries (Edinburgh, UK)
  • 1993: President's Fellowship, Columbia University
  • 1992, 1993: Fulbright Scholar

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