University of Antwerp
Department of Political Science
Social movements, political participation, political communication and elections
Stefaan Walgrave is professor of political Science at the University of Antwerp. His research interests are social movements, political participation, political communication and elections. He has published on these topics in such journals as the European Journal of Political Research, Political Communication, Comparative Politics, Mobilization, Journal of European Public Policy, Social Forces, Journal of Communication, and the American Journal of Political Science. He is a member of M2P, the Media, Movements and Politics research group of the University of Antwerp. His current research projects include a comparative analysis of the political agenda-setting power of protest in five European countries, how issues make news, shifting patterns of participation and representation in Europe, and a comparative analysis of sub-state nationalist discourse in election manifestoes and televised debates in four federal countries.