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David Delfs Erbo Andersen

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CONTACT INFORMATION
David Delfs Erbo Andersen
Department of Political Science
Aarhus University
Bartholins Allé 7
8000 Aarhus C
E-mail: dandersen@ps.au.dk
Tel.: +45 22741164

ACADEMIC EMPLOYMENT
Assistant professor, Department of Political Science, Aarhus University, July 2019-
Postdoctoral researcher, Department of Political Science, Aarhus University, February 2017-June 2019
Ph.D. student, Department of Political Science, Aarhus University, September 2013-January 2017

EDUCATION
Ph.D. in Political Science, Aarhus University, February 2017
M.Sc. in Political Science, Aarhus University, September 2013
B.Sc. in Political Science, Aarhus University, June 2010

TEACHING
Teaching assistant, Political Institutions, Department of Political Science, Aarhus University, spring 2019
Guest lecturer, Methods II, Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen, spring 2019
Master’s seminar: Democracy and Dictatorship in Comparative Perspective, Department of Political Science, Aarhus University, fall 2018
Teaching assistant, Comparative Politics, Department of Political Science, Aarhus University, fall 2018
Guest lecturer, Methods II, Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen, spring 2018
Teaching assistant, Political Institutions, Department of Political Science, Aarhus University, spring 2018
Teaching assistant, Introduction to Political Science, Department of Political Science, Aarhus University, fall 2017
Master’s seminar: Democracy and Dictatorship in Comparative Perspective, Department of Political Science, Aarhus University, fall 2017
Master’s seminar: Building State, Nation, and Democracy in Modern Times: Dilemmas of Political Development, Department of Political Science, Aarhus University, spring 2017
Master’s seminar: Democracy and Dictatorship in Comparative Perspective, Department of Political Science, Aarhus University, fall 2015
Guest lecturer, Democracy: Concept and Diagnosis for the Case of Denmark, Aarhus School of Architecture, November 3, 2014
Teaching assistant, Comparative Politics, Department of Political Science, Aarhus University, spring 2014
Teaching assistant, Sociology, Department of Political Science, Aarhus University, fall 2012
Teaching assistant, Comparative Politics, Department of Political Science, Aarhus University, spring 2012
Teaching assistant, Introduction to Political Science, Department of Political Science, Aarhus University, fall 2011
Teaching assistant, Introduction to Political Science, Department of Political Science, Aarhus University, fall 2010

ACADEMIC AND RELATED ACTIVITIES
Workshop/conference organization, Sequences of Democratization, Department of Political Science, Aarhus University, December 2018
Workshop/conference organization, Challenges to Democratization, Department of Political Science, Aarhus University, October 2018
Visiting scholar, Varieties of Democracy Institute, University of Gothenburg, September 2018
Public debater, Overbefolkning som problem for stater, AU talks, February 21, 2017
Visiting Ph.D. scholar, Quality of Government Institute, University of Gothenburg, April 2016
Workshop/conference organization, State Bureaucracy and Democratic Development, Department of Political Science, Aarhus University, October 2015
Visiting Ph.D. scholar, Department of Political Science, University of Florida, spring 2015
Reviewer for Democratization, European Politics and Society, and Scandinavian Political Studies

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
Andersen, D. (2019). Comparative Democratization and Democratic Reversals: The Case for a Historical-Institutional Approach. Comparative Politics, accepted for publication
Andersen, D.; Møller, J. (2018). The Transhistorical Tension between Bureaucratic Autonomy and Political Control. Political Studies Review, online first
Andersen, D. (2018). Does Meritocracy Lead to Bureaucratic Quality? Revisiting the Experience of Prussia, Imperial and Weimar Germany. Social Science History, Vol. 42, No. 2, p. 245-268
Andersen, D.; Krishnarajan, S. (2018). Economic Crisis, Bureaucratic Quality, and Democratic Breakdown. Government and Opposition, online first
Andersen, D. (2017). The Multiple Influences of the State on Democratic Breakdowns. APSA Comparative Democratization Newsletter, Vol. 15, No. 1, p. 5+19-22
Andersen, D.; Møller, J.; Rørbæk, L.L.; Skaaning, S. (2014). State Capacity and Political Regime Stability. Democratization, Vol. 21, No. 7, 2014, p. 1305-1325
Andersen, D.; Møller, J.; Skaaning, S. (2014). The State-Democracy Nexus: Conceptual Distinctions, Theoretical Perspectives, and Comparative Approaches. Democratization, Vol. 21, No. 7, 2014, p. 1203-1220

AWARDS
EliteForsk research grant (200.000 DKkr.) awarded to very talented PhD students by the Ministry of Higher Education and Science, February 2015

EXTERNAL FUNDING
Disentangling Scandinavian Democratic Exceptionalism (project member, funded by the Danish Research Council, 2.878.801 DKK)