Gudlaug Olafsdottir

PhD student at Department of Peace and Conflict Research

+4618-471 5742
Visiting address:
Gamla Torget 3, 1tr
753 20 Uppsala
Postal address:
Box 514
751 20 UPPSALA

Short presentation

PhD Candidate. I investigate electoral violence and how it influences democratization trajectories. My focus is on the entrenchment of election-related violence, as well as on how citizens' attitudes toward democracy are affected by electoral violence.

I was previously a research assistant in:


The Institutional Roots of Electoral Violence:

Keywords: democratization electoral violence political violence autocratization citizens democratic attitudes

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