Susi Meret 

Susi Meret

Susi Meret, historian, professor at Aalborg University

Susi Meret is associate professor in Comparative Migration Politics and Ethnic Relations in the Social Sciences, Department of Culture and Global Studies, Aalborg University (AAU), Denmark.

Her main expertise is within populist radical right parties in Europe, populism and voters’ behavior, political violence and extremisms. She coordinated the research network on Nordic Populism (NOPO) and participated to several Nordic and European projects.

Meret holds an MA degree from Università degli Studi di Ca’ Foscari, Venezia, and a Ph.D. degree in political science, Aalborg University, with the dissertation: “The Danish People’s Party, the Italian Northern League and the Austrian Freedom Party in a Comparative Perspective: Party Ideology and Electoral Support”.  

Recent publications:

  • “Duties First, Rights Next! Danish Social Democrat’s Right Turn on Migration Politics Social Democracy in the 21st Century Comparative Social Research, Volume 35, 223–244 Copyright © 2021 by Emerald Publishing Limited
  • Dilemmas of citizenship and evolving civic activism in Denmark, Palgrave 2018 (with Birte Siim)
  • Populist political communication in mediatized society, Ashgate 2017 (with Mojca Pajnik)
  • Right wing populism in Denmark: People, Nation and Welfare in the Construction of the ‘Other’, Palgrave Macmillan 2016 (with Birte Siim)
  • Men’s parties with women leaders: A comparative study of the right-wing populist leaders Pia Kjærsgaard, Marine Le Pen and Siv Jensen, Routledge 2016 (with Birte Siim, Etienne Pingaud).

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