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Pontus Odmalm

Pontus Odmalm
Name
Dr Pontus Odmalm
Title
Senior Lecturer in Politics
Address
3.20 Chrystal Macmillan Building 15a George Square Edinburgh UK EH8 9LD
Telephone
+44 (0)131 650 3926
Email
Research Interests
Comparative European Politics, Politics of immigration, Citizenship, Political parties
URL
http://www.pol.ed.ac.uk/people/academic_staff/odmalm_pontus

Guidance and Feedback Hours

  • Wednesday: 12 - 1 pm (UG and PG Dissertation Supervision) Thursday: 12-2 pm (Guidance and Feedback Hour)

Pontus Odmalm is Senior Lecturer in Politics.

Edinburgh Research Explorer listing can be accessed here.

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Qualifications

  • MA (Lund University, Sweden) (1999)
  • D.Phil (University of Sussex) (2004)

Research Interests

His research focuses on the social and political impact of migration using a comparative European perspective. Particular research interests include citizenship (national and European), political mobilisation and party competition.

His ESRC-funded project 'Old Politics, New issues and Institutional Constraints: How to Explain Parties' Positions on EU Membership and Immigration' finished in June 2011 and a monograph based on the project's findings was published by Palgrave (October 2014).

Recent and Forthcoming Publications

Articles and Chapters

Books

Current Teaching and Research

Pontus is responsible for the following courses:

Sem 1: Europe and International Migration (UG)

Sem  2: Approaches to Politics and IR (UG)

Pontus has membership in the following PIR Research Groups: Migration and Citizenship and Elections, Public Opinion and Parties.

Topics interested in supervising

Comparative projects that focus on the following areas: politics of immigration/integration; citizenship; and party competition.

If you are interested in being supervised by Pontus Odmalm, please see the links below for more information:

PhD in Politics