Daniel Bochsler - Curriculum vitae
||PhD, University of Geneva
PhD thesis: Resolving the puzzle of party systems in Central and Eastern Europe:
The joint impact of party nationalisation and electoral systems
Visiting scholar at the University of Tartu (2006), the University of California at Irvine (2006-2007) and the Central European University (2007).
||Master degree (Lizentiat) in social sciences (subjects: political science, journalism and constitutional law) at the University of Bern. Studied 1998-2003 in Bern and Fribourg (Switzerland) and Bologna (Italy).
MA dissertation: Comparative study about electoral systems in Swiss cantons and in Bosnia-Herzegovina and the way to enforce moderate forces through electoral engineering in a multi-ethnic state, using a own simulation model >> more
||Diploma in journalism at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland)
||Assistant Professor in Comparative Politics (Democratisation), NCCR Democracy, University of Zurich
||Post-doctoral research fellow at the Center for the Study of Imperfections in Democracies (DISC), Central European University, Budapest
Lecturer (Oberassistent) at the University of Zurich in political science, chair for methodology: Substitute lecturer for the courses at the vacant chair of methodology
Research assistant at the University of Zurich in political science
Project on the political effect of referendums, Director: Prof. Simon Hug
||Assistant at the University of Geneva in political science
| 2002-2004, 2005
||Research assistant at the Graduate Institute of Public Administration (Idheap).
Research on the Swiss federalism (BADAC), on the Costs of Federalism (ICCA), on the Geneva parliament, and on concordance in the Swiss national and cantonal governments
See separate sites for teaching experience, publications, and research projects.
Co-director of the SVPW/ASSP working group 'Representation and Political behaviour' (with Regula Hänggli, Georg Lutz, Anke Tresch, since 2011)
German (native speaker)
French, Italian, Serbo-Croat, Russian, English, Spanish
some knowledge in Romanian