Diane Bolet

Diane Bolet, Dr.


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Curriculum Vitae

Diane Bolet is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Zurich at the chair of Direct Democracy and Political Participation. Diane is also an Assistant Professor in Comparative Politics at Durham University. She holds a PhD from the London School of Economics and Political Science, where she examined how local context shapes voting preferences for the radical right in European countries. Her thesis won an honourable mention for the 2021 Ernst B. Haas Dissertation Prize for the best Dissertation on European politics from the European Politics and Society section of APSA. Her work specialises in electoral behaviour, public opinion and political representation in Europe, with a focus on radical right voting behaviour. Prior to joining UZH, Diane was a postdoctoral researcher at King’s College London.