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Curriculum vitae

Hanna Wass is an Academy Research Fellow and University Lecturer in the Faculty of Social Science at the University of Helsinki. She is a work package leader in the research projects "Tackling the Biases and Bubbles in Participation (BIBU)", funded by the Academy of Finland, and "Elections GO (EGO!)", funded by the European Commission. She is a member of the steering committee for the Finnish National Election Study and the co-convenor of the ECPR standing group Public Opinion and Voting Behavior. Her work on turnout and representation has been published in several leading journals such as Political Research QuarterlyElectoral Studies, and the European Journal of Political Research. She is a co-author of the book Health and Political Engagement, published by Routledge in 2017.


  • 517 Political science

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

Publications 2000 2019

Can you deliver a baby and vote? The effect of the first stages of parenthood on voter turnout

Bahtti, Y., Hansen, K. M., Naurin, E., Stolle, D. & Wass, H. M., 2019, In : Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties . 29, 1, p. 61-81 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Haasteita hallituksesta

Wass, H. M. & Ylisalo, J., 3 Apr 2019, In :

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialGeneral public

Open Access

Kirjeääni matkalla maailmalta: Ulkosuomalaisten poliittisen osallisuuden toteutuminen

Peltoniemi, J. E. M., Lahtinen, H. A. & Wass, H. M., 12 Apr 2019, In : Yhteiskuntapolitiikka. 84, 2, p. 179-187 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

Open Access

Luottamus poliittisen osallistumisen sosioekonomisten erojen selittäjänä

Lahtinen, H. A., Wass, H. M. & Hiilamo, H. T., 16 May 2019, Poliittinen ja sosiaalinen luottamus: Polut, trendit ja kuilut. Bäck, M. & Kestilä-Kekkonen, E. (eds.). Helsinki: Valtiovarainministeriö, hallinnon kehittämisosasto, p. 138-155 18 p. 8. (Valtiovarainministeriön julkaisuja; no. 2019:31).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

Open Access

Projects 2013 2021

FACE: Facilitating Electoral Participation from Abroad

Peltoniemi, J., Wass, H. & Weide, M.


Project: Research project

Elections Go! (EGO)

Wass, H.

Project: Research project

Tasapuolisuus vaaliosallistumisessa ja ehdokasvalinnassa

Wass, H.


Project: Research project

Health and Political Engagement

Mattila, M., Söderlund, P., Lahtinen, H., Wass, H. & Rapeli, L.


Project: Research project

Equality in electoral participation and vote choice

Wass, H.


Project: Research project

Activities 2009 2019

Journal of Politics (Journal)

Hanna Wass (Reviewer)
22 Feb 2019

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

Huono-osaisuustutkijoiden kevätseminaari

Hanna Wass (Speaker: Presenter)
23 May 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Who deserves? Political implications of emotions in the Nordic welfare-state context

Hanna Wass (Speaker)
15 Mar 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Party Politics (Journal)

Hanna Wass (Reviewer)
1 Apr 2019

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

"Kuka luottaa ja kuinka paljon?” Demokratia, luottamus ja hallinto -seminaari ja luottamusraportin julkistamistilaisuus

Hanna Wass (Speaker: Chair)
16 May 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Talks