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

8 Jun 2014 → 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 Hilmer 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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Faculty of Social Science, University of Ljubljana (External organisation)

Lars Johannsen (Member)
11 Jun 2019 → …

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

Formand for Ph D Bedømmelsesudvalg (Event)

Lars Johannsen (Member)
1 Jan 201926 Apr 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 → …