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Dr Martin Hansen

Dr Martin Hansen
Director of Undergraduate Programmes (Politics & History)

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I’m trained as a political scientist in Denmark and after finishing my PhD in 2008 I took up a position as Assistant Professor in Social Science Research Methods at the University of Vienna. I joined Brunel in August 2012.


  • PhD Political Science (Aarhus)
  • MSc Political Science (Southern Denmark)
  • BA Political Science (Southern Denmark)

Newest selected publications

Hansen, ME. (2017) 'Cabinets and ministerial turnover in the Scandinavian countries', in Nedergaard, P. and Wivel, A. (eds.) The Routledge Handbook of Scandinavian Politics. Routledge. pp. 92 - 102. ISBN 10: 1138905852. Open Access Link

Book chapter

Hjorth, F., Klemmensen, R., Hobolt, SB., Hansen, ME. and Kurrild-Klitgaard, P. (2015) 'Computers, Coders, and Voters: Comparing Automated Methods for Estimating Party Positions'. Research & Politics, 2 (2). ISSN: 2053-1680 Open Access Link

Journal article

Hansen, ME. and Fazekas, Z. (2015) 'All Votes are Equal? Significant Legislation and Party Competition in a Multiparty Parliament'. Scandinavian Political Studies, 38 (3). pp. 255 - 276. ISSN: 1467-9477 Open Access Link

Journal article

Hansen, ME. (2015) 'De politiske ungdomsorganisationers politik set i forhold til moderpartierne', in Nielsen, JN., Klauber, C., Olsen, JM. and Sørensen, MD. (eds.) Tag Del i Fremtiden: En antologi om unges deltagelse i den politiske offentlighed. København : Dansk Ungdoms Fællesråd. pp. 175 - 175.

Book chapter

Debus, M. and Hansen, ME. (2014) 'Representation of women in the parliament of the Weimar republic: Evidence from roll call votes'. Politics and Gender, 10 (3). pp. 341 - 364. ISSN: 1743-923X Open Access Link

Journal article
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