Christer Karlsson

professor at Department of Government, Faculty

+4618-471 3343
Visiting address:
Gamla Torget 6
Postal address:
Box 514
751 20 UPPSALA

Short presentation

Christer Karlsson is professor at the Department of Government. He recieved his Ph.D. in 2001 for the thesis Democracy, Legitimacy and the European Union. His research has focused on democracy, constitutional change and international climate change politics. His work has featured in journals such as Global Environmental Politics, Journal of Common Market Studies and Journal of European Public Policy. He is currently heading the project "Searching for Opposition in EU affairs".

Keywords: climate change democratic theory constitutional law political opposition

My courses


Ongoing and previous research projects:

Searching for Opposition in European Union Affairs, funded by Marianne och Marcus Wallenbergs Stiftelse (2015-2019)

Constitutional Amendment or Constitutional Alteration? funded by The Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation (2010-2013)

Clipore (Climate Policy Research), funded by MISTRA (2007-2010)

The Mechanisms of Democracy, funded by The Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation (2002-2006)

Reform strategies for the European Union, funded by The Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation (2002-2006)


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