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  • PL 54 (Unioninkatu 37)

    00014

    Finland

20022022
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Personal profile

Curriculum vitae

Professor Åsa von Schoultz (née Bengtsson) holds the Swedish Chair in Political Science at the University of Helsinki since 2017. Her research targets citizens’ and elites’ perceptions on democratic processes, and electoral competition within parties. Other fields of interest are voting behavior, political participation and political behavior of minorities. 

von Schoultz has extensive experience of survey research among citizens and elites. She has been a member of the Finnish National Election Study (FNES) since 2003; she has run the European Values Study in Sweden (2017), and among Swedish speakers in Finland (2018). She is also the PI of the Finnish Candidats Survey (since 2011). von Schoultz is currently a steering-group member of the Comparative Candidate Survey (CCS), and Finnish National Election study (FNES), and she is the chair of the advisory board of the Swedish National Election Study. 

Ongoing research projects (PI):

- Intraparty competition: The neglected dimension of electoral competion (IntraComp), funded by the Academy of Finland for the period 2018-2022.

- EVS Svenskfinland. The collection of European Values Study among swedishspeakers in Finland. Funded by The Society of Swedish Literature in Finland (SLS) for the period 2018-2019. 

- EVS Sverige. The collection of European Values Study in Sweden. Funded by Riksbankens Jubileumsfond (The Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences) for the period 2016-2019.  

Fields of Science

  • 517 Political science
  • political behavior
  • elections
  • political institutions

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications 2002 2019

Ideology and Deliberation: An Analysis of Public Support for Deliberative Practices in Finland

Christensen, H. S. & von Schoultz, Å. A-L., 1 Mar 2019, In : International Journal of Public Opinion Research. 31, 1, p. 178–194 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Suomalainen äänestäjä: 2003-2019

Translated title of the contribution: The Finnish Voter: 2003–2019Isotalo, V., Järvi, T., von Schoultz, Å. & Söderlund, P., 15 Jul 2019, Helsinki: Oikeusministeriö. 22 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned reportProfessional

Open Access
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Electoral Systems in Context: Finland

von Schoultz, Å. A-L., 2018, The Oxford Handbook of Electoral Systems. Herron, E. S., Pekkanen, R. J. & Shugart, M. S. (eds.). New York: Oxford University Press, p. 601-626 (Oxford Handbooks).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

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Party Systems and Voter Alignments

von Schoultz, Å., 2017, Sage handbook of Electoral Behavior. Arzheimer, K., Evans, J. & Lewis-Beck, M. S. (eds.). London: Sage, p. 30-55 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

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Utökat deltagande: en väg mot en mer hållbar demokrati?

Ehrhart, A., von Schoultz, Å. & Wallman-Lundåsen, S., 2017, Hållbarhetens många ansikten : samtal, forskning och fantasier. Andresen, E., Lidén, G. & Nyhlén, S. (eds.). Sundsvall: Mittuniversitetet, p. 89-95 7 p. (Working papers series, Forum for Gender Studies; no. 2017:13).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

Open Access

Projects 2010 2022

IntraComp: Intraparty competition - The neglected dimension of electoral politics

von Schoultz, Å., Söderlund, P., Papageorgiou, A., Shugart, M., Coffé, H., Mattila, M. & Pikkala, S.

01/09/201831/08/2022

Project: Research project

The Finnish Parliamentary Candidates Survey

von Schoultz, Å.

01/04/2010 → …

Project: Research project

EVS Svenskfinland

von Schoultz, Å., Himmelroos, S. & Vento, I.

01/10/201831/03/2019

Project: Research project

European Values Study - Wave 5 (Sweden)

von Schoultz, Å., Wallman-Lundåsen, S. & Öhman, S.

01/01/201531/12/2018

Project: Research project

Prizes

Per Brahe priset

Åsa von Schoultz (Recipient), 2005

Prize: Prizes and awards

Activities 2011 2019

  • 13 Membership or other role in public Finnish or international organization
  • 4 Invited talk
  • 3 Peer review of manuscripts
  • 3 Oral presentation

European Political Science Review (Journal)

Åsa von Schoultz (Reviewer)
27 Feb 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

Seminarium kring Europaparlamentsvalet 2019

Åsa von Schoultz (Speaker)
27 Feb 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Swedish School of Social Science Subunit (Organisational unit)

Åsa von Schoultz (Board member)
20182021

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in public Finnish or international organization

Finska Vetenskaps-Societen (External organisation)

Åsa von Schoultz (Member)
2018 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in public Finnish or international organization

Presidentvalet 2018

Åsa von Schoultz (Speaker)
16 Feb 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

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