Department of Political Science

Lars Johannsen

Associate professor

Profile photoLars Johannsen
Associate professor
Department of Political Science
Postal address:
Bartholins Allé 7
1331, 215
8000
Aarhus C
Denmark
Email: johannsen@ps.au.dk
Phone: +4587165679

Nationality: Danish
Citizenship: Danish

Employment

Associate professor

Department of Political Science

Aarhus University

Aarhus C, Denmark

19 Jun 2018 → present

Education

2000: Ph.D. (Aarhus University)
1994: MA Political Science (Aarhus University)

Previous employment

Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science, Aarhus University (2003->); Assistant professor at the Department of Political Science, Aarhus University (2000-2002); Phd. Student at the Department of Political Science, Aarhus University (1996-1999); Political Science Coordinator, Eurofaculty (Riga, Tartu, Vilnius (1994-1996).

Research Interests

Democratization, Corruption; Populism; Political development - particular in former communist countries.

Teaching

Comparative Politics; Introduction to Political Science; Populism; Political and Administrative Corruption; Global Political Economy

Prizes

Best Comparative Paper Presented at the 2012 NISPAcee Conference: "Pluralism in Public Administration and Shared Values: The Baltic Countries"

Lars Johannsen (Recipient) & Karin H Pedersen (Recipient), May 2012

Årets Underviser

Lars Johannsen (Recipient), 2 Dec 2016

Publications

The role of costs, benefits, and moral judgments in private-to-private corruption

Jaakson, K., Johannsen, L., Pedersen, K. H., Vadi, M., Ashyrov, G., Reino, A. & Sööt, M-L., Feb 2019, In : Crime, Law and Social Change. 71, 1, p. 83-106 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Administrative processes as an anti-corruption tool? A view from public employees in the Baltic states

Pedersen, K. H. & Johannsen, L., 2018, In : Baltic Journal of Law & Politics. 11, 1, p. 131-157 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

New Public Governance in the Baltic States: Flexible Administration and Rule Bending

Pedersen, K. H. & Johannsen, L., 2018, In : Public Performance and Management Review. 41, 3, p. 648-667

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Democratic critique and development: In search of responsiveness

Johannsen, L. & Krašovec, A., 2017, In : Teorija in Praksa. 54, Special Issue, p. 45-59 15 p., 3.

Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Social dialogue between transition and the Great Recession

Krašovec, A. & Johannsen, L., 2017, In : Teorija in Praksa. 54, Special Issue, p. 30-44 15 p., 2.

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Women the Fairer Sex: Gendered Attitudes Towards Corruption and Experiences with Bribery

Johannsen, L., Olafsson, E. M. & Pedersen, K. H., 1 May 2016, Corruption: Political, Economic and Social Issues. Davis, B. (ed.). Nova Science Publishers, p. 121-130 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to book/anthology/report/proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

Private-to-private corruption: Taking business managers’ risk assessment seriously when choosing anti-corruption measures

Sööt, M-L., Johannsen, L., Pedersen, K. H., Vadi, M. & Reino, A., 19 Apr 2016. 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperResearchpeer-review

How to Combat Corruption - a Civil Servants' View

Pedersen, K. H. & Johannsen, L., 2016, In : Journal of Foreign Legislation and Comparative Law. 2, 5, p. 21-27 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Recent Developments in Democracy in Slovenia

Krašovec, A. & Johannsen, L., 2016, In : Problems of Post-Communism. 63, 5-6, p. 313-322 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Where and How You Sit: How Civil Servants View Citizens’ Participation

Pedersen, K. H. & Johannsen, L., 2016, In : Administration & Society. 48, 1, p. 104-129 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Corporatism in crisis: Economic crisis and inequality

Johannsen, L. & Krašovec, A., 2015. 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperResearchpeer-review

European Values and Practices in Post-Communist Public Administration: The Baltic States

Pedersen, K. H. & Johannsen, L., 2015, The European Public Servant: A Shared Administrative Identity?. Sager, F. & Overeem, P. (eds.). ECPR Press, p. 219-241 23 p. (Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science).

Research output: Contribution to book/anthology/report/proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

Falling Between Two Stools – the Case of the Lithuanian Civil Servant Reform of 2013

Johannsen, L., Pedersen, K. H. & Pivoras, S., 2015, In : Journal of Comparative Politics. 8, 1, p. 34-48 15 p.

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Nevarnost sistemske korupcije v Sloveniji: spodbude in ovire

Krašovec, A., Johannsen, L., Pedersen, K. H. & Deželan, T., 2014, In : Revija za Kriminalistiko in Kriminologijo. 65, 3, p. 207-220 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Misuse, Punishment and Nepotism. Gender Perspectives on Corruption in Latvia

Pedersen, K. H. & Johannsen, L., 2013, In : Sociālo Zinātņu Vēstnesis. 16, 1, p. 7-17

Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Sisyfosarbejde og Potempkin kulisser: Kinas kamp mod korruption

von Tangen Buskov, P. & Johannsen, L., 2013, In : Nytt Norsk Tidsskrift. 30, 2, p. 151-161

Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

How to Combat Corruption: Assessing Anti-Corruption Measures from a Civil Servants's Perspective

Johannsen, L. & Pedersen, K. H., 2012, In : Halduskultuur - Administrative Culture. 13, 2, p. 130-146

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Korruption: strategisk politik og nationsopbygning: En sammenlignende analyse af baltiske præsidenters taler meller 1998-2009

Pedersen, K. H. & Johannsen, L., 2012, In : Nordisk Oestforum. 26, 1, p. 53-74 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Public Administration in New EU Member States: the Baltic Countries

Pedersen, K. H. & Johannsen, L., 2012.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearchpeer-review

Democratic Consolidation -A Matter of Shared Values. The Case of Bulgaria

Pedersen, K. H. & Johannsen, L., 2011, 20 Years since the Fall of the Berlin Wall: Transitions, State Break-Up and Democratic Politics in Cental Europe and Germany. Bakke, E. & Peters, I. (eds.). Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag, p. 77-96

Research output: Contribution to book/anthology/report/proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

Det fælles bedste eller individuelle normer. Kampen mod korruption i nye EU-medlemslande

Pedersen, K. H. & Johannsen, L., 2011, Ret, individ og kollektiv. Schaumburg-Müller, S. & Vedsted-Hansen, J. (eds.). Djøf Forlag, p. 183-205

Research output: Contribution to book/anthology/report/proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

For the common good: Combatting corruption in new EU member states

Johannsen, L. & Pedersen, K. H., 2011, In : Journal of Comparative Politics. 4, 1, p. 91-110

Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Path Making: Democracy in the Baltic States Twenty Years After

Johannsen, L. & Pedersen, K. H., 2011, In : Politics in Central Europe. 7, 1, p. 57-73

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The Institutional Roots of Anti-Corruptions Policies: Comparing the Three Baltic States

Johannsen, L. & Pedersen, K. H., 2011, In : Journal of Baltic Studies. 42, 3, p. 329-346

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After the Wall: Political Development Trajectories in Selected Post-Communist Countries

Johannsen, L. & Pedersen, K. H., 2009, Pathways: A Study of Six Post-Communist Countries. Johannsen, L. & Pedersen, K. H. (eds.). Aarhus: Aarhus Universitetsforlag, p. 9-29

Research output: Contribution to book/anthology/report/proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

Keys to Transition and Paths Leading Beyond

Pedersen, K. H. & Johannsen, L., 2009, Pathways: A Study of Six Post-Communist Countries. Johannsen, L. & Pedersen, K. H. (eds.). Aarhus: Aarhus Universitetsforlag, p. 155-167

Research output: Contribution to book/anthology/report/proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

Shevardnadze's Political Strategies: The Rise and Fall of the Incumbent

Dadalauri, N. & Johannsen, L., 2009, Pathways: A Study of Six Post-Communist Countries. Johannsen, L. & Pedersen, K. H. (eds.). Aarhus: Aarhus Universitetsforlag, p. 52-68

Research output: Contribution to book/anthology/report/proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

When nation building is at odds with economic reform and EU membership

Johannsen, L. & Pedersen, K. H., 2009, In : Politics in Central Europe. 5, 2, p. 55-77

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Korruption i post-kommunistiske lande: et forbigående eller permanent fænomen?

Johannsen, L. & Pedersen, K. H., 2008, In : Nordisk Oestforum. 22, 3-4, p. 271-287

Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Slovensk success: Korporatisme og konsensus

Johannsen, L., 2008, In : Nordisk Oestforum. 22, 1, p. 55-70

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The Responsive State: Openness and Inclusion in the Policy Process

Johannsen, L. & Pedersen, K. H., 2008, Inclusive States: Social Policy and Structural Inequalities. Dani, A. A. & de Haan, A. (eds.). Washington DC: World Bank Publications, p. 73-95 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to book/anthology/report/proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

Europeizacija i implementacija politika u Sloveniji, Republici Češkoj, Mađarskoj i Poljskoj

Johannsen, L., 2007, In : Anali. 3, p. 247-259 13 p.

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 Komo Zaupamo? Recipročnost zaupanja med političnimi elitami in državljani v Sloveniji in izbranih srednjeevropskih državah

Bačlija, I. & Johannsen, L., 2007, In : Teorija in Praksa. XLIV, 1-2, p. 103-121

Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Den nødvendige europæisering - små postkommunistiske landes svar på globaliseringen

Johannsen, L. & Pedersen, K. H., 2006, In : Politica - Tidsskrift for politisk videnskab. 38, 3, p. 280-297 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

The Baltic states: a miracle?

Johannsen, L., 2006, New Europe: The Impact of the First Decade: Vol. 2. Variations on the pattern. Rakowska-Harmstone & Dutkiewicz (eds.). Warsaw: Institute of Political Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences and Collegium Civitas, p. 49-100

Research output: Contribution to book/anthology/report/proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

The Real Challenge for Change. Public Administration in New EU Member States

Pedersen, K. H. & Johannsen, L., 2004, In : WeltTrends. 12, 43, p. 93-105 13 p.

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The Effective State

Johannsen, L., 2003, In : Baltic Defence Review. 1, 9, p. 23-33 11 p.

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The Foundations of the State: Emerging Urban-Rural Cleavages in Transition Countries

Johannsen, L., 2003, In : Communist and Post-Communist Studies. 36, 3, p. 291-309 19 p.

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Demokratiseringsteori: Klynger af forklaringer

Johannsen, L., 2002, In : Politica. 34, 2, p. 203-218 16 p.

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The Responsive State

Johannsen, L., 2002, In : Baltic Defence Review. 2, 8, p. 9-20 12 p.

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Institutionelles Design und Demokratiegrad

Johannsen, L., 2000, Europäische Politikwissenschaft: Ein Blick in die Werkstatt. van Deth, J. W. & König, T. (eds.). Frankfurt/Main: Campus Verlag, p. 171-195 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to book/anthology/report/proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

The Baltic States After Independence

Nørgaard, O. & Johannsen, L., 1999, 2 ed. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing. 241 p.

Research output: Book/anthology/dissertation/reportBookResearchpeer-review

The Baltic States after Independence

Nørgaard, O., Hindsgaul, D., Johannsen, L. & Willumsen, H., 1996, 1 ed. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing. 226 p.

Research output: Book/anthology/dissertation/reportBookResearchpeer-review

Konsolidering af Demokratiet i Baltikum

Frederiksen, B. T., Johannsen, L. & Pedersen, A., 1994, In : Politica - Tidsskrift for politisk videnskab. 25, 4, p. 381-398

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Research outputs: Research communication and education

Modernisering og politisk udvikling

Johannsen, L., 2017, Introduktion til komparativ politik. Nielsen, J. H., Seeberg, M. A. & Tolstrup, J. (eds.). 1 ed. København: Hans Reitzels Forlag, p. 173-197 25 p.

Bumps Ahead

Johannsen, L., 23 May 2013, In : Baltic Rim Economies - Quarterly Review. 3

The dividend of UEFA EURO 2012: Corruption in the shadow of soccer tournaments

Johannsen, L., 8 Jun 2012, In : Baltic Worlds.

Prioritér korruptionsbekæmpelse!

Johannsen, L., 2009, Perspektiver På Politik: Bidrag til Samfundsdebatten. Blom-Hansen, J. & Elklit, J. (eds.). Århus: Systime Academic, p. 248-253

Udfordringsstafetten

Johannsen, L., 2009, In : Kandestøberen. 18, 5, p. 4-6 3 p.

Vagtskifte i Moldova

Johannsen, L., 2009, In : IPmonopolet. 2, 6, p. 30-32 3 p.

Baltiske rollemodeller: Mellem optimisme og realisme

Johannsen, L., 2004, In : Vindue mod Oest. 4, p. 25-28

Når jorden skal deles: jordreformer i øst

Johannsen, L., 2004, In : Vindue mod Oest. 4, p. 7-11

Paksas afsat: præsidentembedet i Litauen

Johannsen, L., 2004, In : Vindue mod Oest. 2, p. 30-33 4 p.

Understanding Politics in Lithuania

Nørgaard, O. (ed.) & Johannsen, L. (ed.), 2004, DEMSTAR Research Report No. 18 ed. Aarhus: Department of Political Science, University of Aarhus.

Understanding Politics in the Czeck Republic

Nørgaard, O. (ed.) & Johannsen, L. (ed.), 2004, DEMSTAR Research Report No. 20 ed. Aarhus: Department of Political Science, University of Aarhus.

Arbejdet er hårdt og usundt

Johannsen, L., 2003, Lande i Europa: Http://eu-lande.dk. Odder: Forlaget Hedeskov

Boligejere uden penge til vedligeholdelse

Johannsen, L., 2003, Lande i Europa: Http://eu-lande.dk.

Den økonomiske politik er præget af tilpasning til EU

Johannsen, L., 2003, Lande i Europa: Http://eu-lande.dk. Odder: Forlaget Hedeskov

Det nye statussymbol

Johannsen, L., 2003, Lande i Europa: http://eu-lande.dk. Odder: Forlaget Hedeskov

EU dæmper politikeres frygt for fremtiden

Johannsen, L., 2003, Lande i Europa: http://eu-lande.dk. Odder: Forlaget Hedeskov

Eleverne skal nu lære at tænke i stedet for at huske

Johannsen, L., 2003, Lande i Europa: http://eu-lande.dk. Odder: Forlaget Hedeskov

Estisk kultur og historie genfindes

Johannsen, L., 2003, Lande i Europa: http://eu-lande.dk. Odder: Forlaget Hedeskov

Et demokrati for alle?

Johannsen, L., 2003, Lande i Europa: Http://eu-lande.dk. Odder: Forlaget Hedeskov

Forbudt miljøbevægelse var en del af oprøret

Johannsen, L., 2003, Lande i Europa: Http://eu-lande.dk. Odder: Forlaget Hedeskov

Liberal økonomi er også en hestekur

Johannsen, L., 2003, Lande i Europa: Http://eu-lande.dk. Odder: Forlaget Hedeskov

Litauisk landbrug før og efter København

Johannsen, L., 2003, In : Vindue mod Oest. 1, p. 17-19 3 p.

Ministre taler ud: Vanskeligheder i EU-integrationen

Johannsen, L. & Pedersen, K. H., 2003, In : Vindue mod Oest. 2, p. 15-19 5 p.

Mullah Nasreddin

Johannsen, L., 2003, In : Vindue mod Oest. 3, p. 26-27 2 p.

Ny økonomi fjernede hver sjette job

Johannsen, L., 2003, Lande i Europa: http://eu-lande.dk. Odder: Forlaget Hedeskov

Russere er stadig jokere i det estiske spil

Johannsen, L., 2003, Lande i Europa: Http://eu-lande.dk. Odder: Frolaget Hedeskov

Slutspurten mod EU-medlemskab

Johannsen, L., 2003, In : Vindue mod Oest. 1, p. 3-7 5 p.

Svage partier med stor enighed

Johannsen, L., 2003, Lande i Europa: http://eu-lande.dk. Odder: Forlaget Hedeskov

Tvivlen gnaver i befolkningens støtte

Johannsen, L., 2003, Lande i Europa: Http://eu-lande.dk. Odder: Forlaget Hedeskov

Velfærdsstat med tabere

Johannsen, L., 2003, Lande i Europa: http://eu-lande.dk. Odder: Forlaget Hedeskov

En vennetjeneste - Korruption: hvor meget, hvorfor - og hvad så?

Johannsen, L., 2001, In : Vindue mod Oest. 4 [2000], p. 21-24 4 p.

En amerikaner i Vilnius - Valdas Adamkus vinder det litauiske præsidentvalg

Johannsen, L., 1998, In : Vindue mod Oest. 42, p. 19-21

Sådan hjælper vi Baltikum

Johannsen, L., 19 Mar 1997, In : Information.

Litauen-Præsidentvalg uden Brazauskas

Johannsen, L., 1997, In : Vindue mod Oest. 40, p. 10-12

Velfærdskrise i de baltiske lande

Johannsen, L., 1997, In : Vindue mod Oest. 40, p. 3-5

The pendulum swings back

Johannsen, L., 24 Oct 1996, In : The Baltic Times.

The LDDP's report card

Johannsen, L., 17 Oct 1996, In : The Baltic Times.

Reversal of Fortune: Election 1992 and the return of the LDDP

Johannsen, L., 10 Oct 1996, In : The Baltic Times.

Latvia's Changing Party System

Johannsen, L., 16 Aug 1996, In : The Baltic Times.

The Options of the President

Johannsen, L., 1996, In : The Baltic Observer.

The road to Europe via Baltic co-operation

Johannsen, L., 30 Jun 1995, In : The Baltic Independent.

Activities: from 2015

Populismens to ansigter: en verdensrejse

Lars Johannsen (Lecturer)
24 Apr 2019

Populisme

Lars Johannsen (Lecturer)
19 Mar 2019

Populisme

Lars Johannsen (Lecturer)
13 Mar 2019

Populisme

Lars Johannsen (Lecturer)
10 Dec 2018

International Inspiration

Lars Johannsen (Lecturer)
16 May 2018

Populisme: Fra teori til ungarsk praksis

Lars Johannsen (Lecturer)
8 Apr 2018

Powerplay: three clocks and five observations on how to build integrity

Lars Johannsen (Lecturer)
21 Nov 2017

Erasmus Lecture: CSR

Lars Johannsen (Lecturer)
20 Oct 2016

Erasmus Lecture: Corruption and Anti-Corruption

Lars Johannsen (Lecturer)
17 Oct 2016

Erasmus Lecture: Quality of Democracy

Lars Johannsen (Lecturer)
17 Oct 2016

Valgdeltagelse og valg(snyd):: Er behov for organisationer som SILBA?

Lars Johannsen (Lecturer)
26 Aug 2016

Estonian-Danish business corruption study

Lars Johannsen (Lecturer)
21 Apr 2016

University of Latvia. International Advisory Board (External organisation)

Lars Johannsen (Member)
2016 → …