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Dr Martin Hansen

Dr Martin Hansen
Associate Dean (QA) / Reader - Politics

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Dr Martin Ejnar Hansen is a political scientist specialising in Comparative European Politics and Public Policy with specific focus on parliaments, governments and parties. Before joining Brunel he was employed at the University of Southern Denmark, University of Aarhus and the University of Vienna.


  • PhD Political Science (Aarhus)
  • cand.scient.pol. (MSc Political Science) (Southern Denmark)
  • BSc Political Science (Southern Denmark)


Associate Dean (Quality Assurance), College of Business, Arts and Social Sciences

Independent Chair of the BPC Board of Examiners

Newest selected publications

Hansen, M. (2020) 'The Government and the Prime Minister', in Christiansen, PM., Elklit, J. and Nedergaard, P. (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Danish Politics. Oxford University Press. , 1. ISBN 10: 0198833598. Open Access Link

Book chapter

Axe-Browne, A. and Hansen, ME. (2020) 'Still Dividing the Electorate? Brexit and Voter Evaluation of Candidates'. Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties, 31 (2). pp. 220 - 242. ISSN: 1745-7289 Open Access Link

Journal article

Sällberg, Y. and Hansen, ME. (2019) 'Analysing the Importance of Localness for MP electoral and legislative performance'. Representation, 56 (2). pp. 215 - 227. ISSN: 1749-4001 Open Access Link

Journal article

Sieberer, U., Meyer, TM., Bäck, H., Ceron, A., Falcó-Gimeno, A., Guinaudeau, I., et al. (2019) 'The political dynamics of portfolio design in European democracies'. British Journal of Political Science, 51 (2). pp. 772 - 787. ISSN: 0007-1234 Open Access Link

Journal article

Hansen, ME. (2018) 'Analysing Visits to English Museums 1850-2015: A Research Note'. Cultural Trends, 27 (4). pp. 1 - 11. ISSN: 0954-8963 Open Access Link

Journal article
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