Ingrid van Biezen

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Ingrid van Biezen
Born 1969
Nationality Dutch
Alma mater Leiden University
Occupation Professor of comparative politics, Leiden University

Ingrid van Biezen (born 1969) is Professor of Comparative Politics at Leiden University,[1] and the editor of the political science journal Acta Politica.

Her research interests include comparative European politics, political parties and party systems in Europe, democratisation, Southern Europe, and post-communist politics.[1]


She studied for her masters and her PhD at Leiden.[1]


From 2000 to 2009 she was based in the Department of Political Science and International Studies at the University of Birmingham.[1]

She is currently directing a large comparative research project (Re-conceptualizing democracy) on political parties and democracy through a focus on party law.[2] The project is funded by the European Research Council.[3]



  • van Biezen, Ingrid (2003). Financing political parties and election campaigns : guidelines. Strasbourg: Council of Europe Pub. ISBN 9789287153562. 
  • van Biezen, Ingrid (2003). Political parties in new democracies party organization in Southern and East-Central Europe. Basingstoke New York: Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 9781403903075. 

Journal articles[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d "CV - Ingrid van Biezen" (PDF). Leiden University. Retrieved 8 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "Party law in modern Europe: the legal regulation of political parties in post-war Europe". Leiden University. Retrieved 8 January 2015. 
  3. ^ "Re-conceptualizing party democracy". European Research Council. Retrieved 8 January 2015. 

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