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Dr Martin Hansen
Associate Dean (QA) / Reader - Politics

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Dr Martin Ejnar Hansen is a political scientist specialising in Comparative European Politics and Public Policy with specific focus on parliaments, governments and parties. Before joining Brunel he was employed at the University of Southern Denmark, University of Aarhus and the University of Vienna.


  • PhD Political Science (Aarhus)
  • cand.scient.pol. (MSc Political Science) (Southern Denmark)
  • BSc Political Science (Southern Denmark)


Associate Dean (Quality Assurance), College of Business, Arts and Social Sciences

Independent Chair of the BPC Board of Examiners

Newest selected publications

Fazekas, Z. and Hansen, M. (2022) 'Incentives for non‑participation: absence in the United Kingdom House of Commons, 1997–2015'. Public Choice, 191 (1-2). pp. 51 - 73. ISSN: 0048-5829 Open Access Link

Journal article

Andersen, SJ., Hansen, ME. and Davies, PHJ. (2022) 'Oversight and governance of the Danish intelligence community'. Intelligence and National Security, 37 (2). pp. 241 - 261. ISSN: 0268-4527 Open Access Link

Journal article

Hansen, M. (2020) 'The Government and the Prime Minister', in Christiansen, PM., Elklit, J. and Nedergaard, P. (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Danish Politics. Oxford University Press. , 1. ISBN 10: 0198833598. Open Access Link

Book chapter

Axe-Browne, A. and Hansen, ME. (2020) 'Still Dividing the Electorate? Brexit and Voter Evaluation of Candidates'. Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties, 31 (2). pp. 220 - 242. ISSN: 1745-7289 Open Access Link

Journal article

Hansen, ME. (2020) 'THE GOVERNMENT AND THE PRIME MINISTER: More than Primus Inter Pares?', inThe Oxford Handbook of Danish Politics. pp. 107 - 123. ISBN 13: 9780198833598.

Book chapter
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