2023-present: Project Researcher in Political Science, Södertörn University, 50 %
2018-present: Professor of Political Science, Dalarna University
2012: Associate Professor of Political Science, Dalarna University
2006: PhD in Political Science, Örebro University
2000: Master in Political Science, Örebro University
2010-2018: Senior Lecturer in Political Science, Dalarna University
2009-2010: Post-doc in Political Science, Örebro University
2006-2009: Researcher/Substitute Lecturer in Political Science, Örebro University
2000-2006: PhD Student, Örebro University
2018/11: Guest researcher/teacher, Charles University, Prague
2017/05: Guest researcher, University of Bergen
2016/05: Guest researcher, University of Bergen
Comparative politics, thesis supervision, social science methods, international relations, democratization, bachelor and master levels. About 7500 hrs of teaching at different programmes, courses and levels.
Maarika Kujanen, Tampere University (co-supervisor, 2020-)
Veronica De Majo, Örebro University (co-supervisor, 2012-)
Jenny Åberg, Örebro University (main supervisor, PhD Defense 2020)
Eva Hämberg, Örebro University (main supervisor, PhD Defense 2017)
Erik Lundberg, Örebro University (co-supervisor, PhD Defense 2014)
Comparative politics, democratisation, political institutions, executive politics, Central and Eastern Europe, presidentialism, parliamentarism, semi-presidentialism, political parties.
2023-2026: The Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies (Östersjöstiftelsen): "Semi-Presidential Shifts in the Shadow of Russia: Executive Power and Party Behavior in Armenia, Georgia, and Ukarine" (Project Leader/PI).
2020-2024: Academy of Finland: "Taming the Presidents? Exploring the Links between Presidential Activism, Policy-Making Capacity and Regime Legitimacy" (Participant)
2015: East European Politics Prize 2013 (Best article award EEP)
2014-2018: Swedish Research Council (VR): “Semi-Presidentialism and Governability in Transitional Regimes” (Project leader)
2012-2015: Forte: ”Social tillsyn i teori och praktik” (Participant)
2006-2010: Swedish Research Council (VR): “The Dynamics of Hybrid Regimes” (Participant)
2022/03/22: Table discussion on politics and democracy in Ukraine, SVT, Utrikesbyrån.
2021-present: Chair of the ECPR Standing Group on Presidential Politics.
2020-2021: Research Director of the Research Profile Intercultural Studies (ISTUD), DU.
2020-2023: Member of the Dalarna University Board.
2019-2021: Vice Chairman, Doctoral Program Board, DU.
2018-2019: Expert Investigator for International IDEA and the Center for Constitutional Transitions, Berkely Univ. Final Report: Choudhry, S., Sedelius, T. & Kyrychenko, J. 2018. “Semi-Presidentialism and Inclusive Government in Ukraine: Reflections for Constitutional Reform”. Stockholm: International IDEA and Kyiv: Centre of Policy and Legal Reform.
2017-2019: Head Representative [Ämnesföreträdare] of Political Science Department, DU
2014-15: Faculty Dean, DU.