We welcome six new members to our Executive Committee

26/02/2018

ECPR members elect new Executive Committee

The following candidates have been duly elected to the ECPR’s Executive Committee to serve the term 1 May 2018 – 30 April 2024:

  • Giliberto Capano, Università di Bologna
  • David Farrell, University College Dublin
  • Oddbjørn Knutsen, Universitetet i Oslo
  • Petra Meier, Universiteit Antwerpen
  • Thomas Saalfeld, University of Bamberg
  • Sabine Saurugger, Sciences Po GrenobleExecutive Committee - new members for 2018

Following the ECPR’s electoral rules, the election took place over three successive stages: nomination, endorsement and voting; and was presided over by Senior Returning Officer, Thomas Poguntke, University of Düsseldorf.

A call for nominations was issued in December and Official Representatives from Full ECPR Member institutions were able to endorse and then vote for candidates via the ECPR website during January and February this year.

A total of twelve eligible nominations were received for the six available places and then put forward to the endorsement stage. All twelve received sufficient endorsemets to go through to final voting. The full list of candidates was as follows:

  • Ladislav Cabada, Masaryk University
  • Giliberto Capano, Università di Bologna
  • Isabelle Engeli, University of Bath
  • David Farrell, University College Dublin
  • Oddbjørn Knutsen, Universitetet i Oslo
  • Hana Kubátová, Charles University in Prague
  • Petra Meier, Universiteit Antwerpen
  • James Newell, University of Salford
  • Ekaterina Rashkova, University of Utrecht
  • Thomas Saalfeld, University of Bamberg
  • Sabine Saurugger, Sciences Po Grenoble
  • Juan Rodríguez Teruel, University of Valencia

Results were calculated using the Single Transferable Vote System (Scottish variant) and verified by the Senior Returning Officer.

The six elected candidates will join the six ongoing members of the Executive Committee to serve under the Chairmanship of Kris Deschouwer, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, for the next three years. The full Executive Committee for the term 2018–2021, will therefore be:

  • Giliberto Capano, Università di Bologna
  • Maurizio Carbone, University of Glasgow
  • Kris Deschouwer, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
  • David Farrell, University College Dublin
  • Mary Farrell, Plymouth University, UK
  • Reuven Y. Hazan, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • Oddbjørn Knutsen, Universitetet i Oslo
  • Petri Koikkalainen, University of Lapland
  • Petra Meier, Universiteit Antwerpen
  • Thomas Saalfeld, University of Bamberg
  • Sabine Saurugger, Sciences Po Grenoble
  • Anna M. Sroka, University of Warsaw

 

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