Institut for Statskundskab

Jakob Tolstrup

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Jakob Tolstrup

Lektor

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Postaddresse:
Bartholins Allé 7
1331, 230
8000
Aarhus C
Danmark

E-mail: tolstrup@ps.au.dk

Telefon: +4587165626

Uddannelse

PhD in Political Science, Department of Political Science, Aarhus University, 2012
MA in Political Science and Russian Language, Department of Political Science and Department of Russian Studies, Aarhus University, 2009

Ansættelser

Visiting scholar, Dublin City University, June-July 2019
Associate Professor in Political Science, Department of Political Science, Aarhus University, 2015-
Assistant Professor in Political Science, Department of Political Science, Aarhus University, 2012-2015
AUFF Fellowship, Department of Political Science, Aarhus University, 2012
Visiting scholar, Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL), Stanford
University, Fall/Winter 2009
PhD-candidate, Department of Political Science, Aarhus University, 2007-2011

Vejledning

I supervise Master theses and PhD projects related to democratization, authoritarian politics, demonstrations/revolutions, coups, state repression, civil conflicts. In addition I have a keen interest in politics and political developments in Russia and the post-Soviet region.

Undervisningsforløb

Revolutions (undergraduate level), Spring 2020
Introduction to Political Science (undergraduate level), Fall 2019
Democracy and Dictatorship in Comparative Perspective (graduate level), Fall 2019
Revolutions (undergraduate level), Spring 2019
Introduction to Political Science (undergraduate level), Fall 2018
Introduction to Political Science (undergraduate level), Fall 2017
Revolutions (undergraduate level), Spring 2017
Comparative Politics (undergraduate level), Fall 2016
Democracy and Dictatorship in Comparative Perspective (graduate level), Fall 2016
Comparative Politics (undergraduate level), Fall 2015
Democracy and Dictatorship in Comparative Perspective (graduate level), Fall 2015
Comparative Politics (undergraduate level), Spring 2015
Political violence and conflict in a strategic perspective (graduate level), Fall 2014
Comparative Politics (undergraduate level), Spring 2014
Politics in Europe, lecture on Russia and Russian foreign policy (undergraduate level), Spring 2014
Authoritarian regimes: stability, development and breakdown (graduate level), Fall 2013
Comparative Politics (undergraduate level), Spring 2013
Politics in Europe, lecture on Russia and Russian foreign policy (undergraduate level), Spring 2013
Understanding dictatorships (graduate level), Fall 2012
External influences: the international dimension of democratization (graduate level), Fall 2010

Publikationer

Bøger

Nielsen, JH, Aagaard Seeberg, M & Tolstrup, J (red) 2017, Introduktion til komparativ politik. 1 udg, Hans Reitzels Forlag, København.
Tolstrup, J 2013, Russia vs. the EU: The Competition for Influence in Post-Soviet States. Lynne Rienner Publishers, Boulder, Colorado.
Tolstrup, J 2012, External Actors and Democratization: Russia and the EU Competing for Influence in Moldova, Ukraine, and Belarus 1991-2010. Politicas ph.d.-serie, Forlaget Politica. <http://www.statsbiblioteket.dk/au/index.jsp?query=9788773351604&first_search=true&keepFilter=false&delimitType=available#/?recordId=sb_5480377>

Bogkapitler

Tolstrup, J 2019, Når stormagter giver diktatorer blod på tanden. i CH Grøn (red.), Politologisk Årbog 2018-2019. Djøf Forlag, København, s. 47-49.
Nielsen, JH, Aagaard Seeberg, M & Tolstrup, J 2017, Hvad er komparativ politik? i J Hassing Nielsen, M Aagaard Seeberg & J Tolstrup (red), Introduktion til komparativ politik. 1 udg, Hans Reitzels Forlag, København, s. 13-19.
Tolstrup, J 2017, Revolutioner. i J Hassing Nielsen, M Aagaard Seeberg & J Tolstrup (red), Introduktion til komparativ politik. 1 udg, Hans Reitzels Forlag, København, s. 199-224.
Tolstrup, J & Ulriksen, MS 2016, Komparativ metode. i JG Glavind & H Helboe Pedersen (red), Gode spørgsmål, rigtige svar: Grundbog i samfundsfaglig metode. Gyldendal, København, s. 103-111.
Tolstrup, J 2015, Subnational Level: Russian Support for Secessionism and Pockets of Autocracy. i A Obydenkova & A Libman (red), Autocratic and Democratic External Influences in Post-Soviet Eurasia. Ashgate, s. 109-132.
Tolstrup, J 2012, Cross-Conditionality in a Common Neighbourhood: Russia and the EU Competing for Influence in Moldova and Belarus. i RE Kanet & MR Freire (red), Competing for Influence: The EU and Russia in Post-Soviet Eurasia. Republic of Letters Publishing, Dordrecht, the Netherlands, s. 55-78. <http://www.statsbiblioteket.dk/au/index.jsp?query=9789089790965&first_search=true&action=classic#/?recordId=sb_5492678>

Tidsskriftsartikler

Ambrosio, T & Tolstrup, J 2019, 'How do we tell Authoritarian Diffusion from Illusion? Exploring Methodological Issues of Qualitative Research on Authoritarian Diffusion', Quality and Quantity, bind 53, nr. 6, s. 2741-2763. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11135-019-00892-8
Tolstrup, J, Aagaard Seeberg, M & Glavind, JG 2019, 'Signals of Support from Great Power Patrons and the Use of Repression During Nonviolent Protests', Comparative Political Studies, bind 52, nr. 4, s. 514-543. https://doi.org/10.1177/0010414018784047
Møller, J, Skaaning, S-E & Tolstrup, J 2017, 'International Influences and Democratic Regression in Interwar Europe: Disentangling the Impact of Power Politics and Demonstration Effects', Government and Opposition, bind 52, nr. 4, s. 559-586. https://doi.org/10.1017/gov.2015.37
Tolstrup, J 2015, 'Black Knights and Elections in Authoritarian Regimes: Why and How Russia Supports Authoritarian Incumbents in Post-Soviet States', European Journal of Political Research, bind 54, nr. 4, s. 673–690. https://doi.org/10.1111/1475-6765.12079
Tolstrup, J 2015, 'Ukraines turbulente år: Fra folkeligt oprør til frossen konflikt', Nordisk Oestforum, bind 29, nr. 3, s. 271-288. <https://www.idunn.no/nof/2015/03/ukraines_turbulente_aar_fra_folkeligt_oproer_til_frossen_kon>
Tolstrup, J 2014, 'Gatekeepers and Linkages', Journal of Democracy, bind 25, nr. 4, s. 126-138. https://doi.org/10.1353/jod.2014.0076
Tolstrup, J 2013, 'Kampen for indflydelse i 'det nye Østeuropa'', Udenrigs, bind 68, nr. 2, s. 92-97.
Tolstrup, J 2013, 'When can External Actors Influence Democratization: Leverage, Linkages, and Gatekeeper Elites', Democratization, bind 20, nr. 4, s. 716-742. https://doi.org/10.1080/13510347.2012.666066
Tolstrup, J 2009, 'Studying a negative external actor: Russia's management of stability and instability in the 'Near Abroad'', Democratization, bind 16, nr. 5, s. 922-944.

Andre publikationer

Tolstrup, J 2015, How black knights help dictators survive elections.. <http://www.psa.ac.uk/insight-plus/blog/how-black-knights-help-dictators-survive-elections>
Tolstrup, J 2010, External perspectives on post-Soviet democratization:  EU Democracy Promotion and the Russian Challenge.. <http://digest.electionguide.org/?p=1969>

Reviewer aktiviteter

American Political Science Review, Journal of Politics, Comparative Political Studies, International Organization, European Journal of Political Research, International Studies Quarterly, British Journal of Political Science, Routledge, Foreign Policy Analysis, Democratization, Europe-Asia Studies, Problems of Post-Communism, Contemporary Politics, Riksbankens Jubileumsfond, Irish Research Council, Asian Journal of Political Science, Aarhus University Press, Zeitschrift für Vergleichende Politikwissenschaft, Nordisk Østforum, Politica

Andet

Advisor to the Danish Foreign Minister, Martin Lidegaard, on the Russo-Ukrainian crisis, May 2014
Chairman of PhD dissertation evaluation committee (Lasse Lykke Rørbæk), Aarhus University, 2016
Member of editorial team of the Danish political science journal POLITICA (2017- )
Chairman of PhD dissertation evaluation committee (Suthan Krishnarajan), Aarhus University, 2018
External examiner at Viva Exam (Raluca-Maria Nicoara), 2020

Gæsteforedrag

'Russia - Unconventional operations', Oxford University (Oct. 2014),
Annual meeting in the Danish-Russian Society (Nov. 2013),
DIE Research Project closing conference, Berlin (March 2011).

Medieoptræden

Frequent appearances in Danish media on issues, in particular, related to Russia and the Post-Soviet area

Akademiske priser

Nominated for the European Studies Book Award 2016
Nominated for the Pushkin House Russian Book Prize 2014
Nominated for the Sapere Aude DFF Research Talent 2011

Forskningsbevillinger

‘Conflict and Democratization (CODE)’, The Danish Innovation Foundation, Co-PI, Apr 2015 – March 2019.
‘Individual Postdoctoral Grant 2011’, Danish Research Council (DFF), April 2012 – March 2015
‘Transition Grant 2011’, Aarhus University Research Foundation (AUFF), Dec 2011 – March 2012