France: Max-Valentin Robert
Max-Valentin Robert received his Ph.D. in political science in January 2021 at Sciences Po Grenoble (UMR Pacte, France), where he also worked as a Temporary Lecturer and Research Assistant (Attaché Temporaire d’Enseignement et de Recherche – ATER). His main fields of interest include democratization in Muslim societies, minorities’ voting behavior and the Turkish party system. He also works on far-right in a comparative perspective and the current developments of French politics. He is co-author (with Raul Magni-Berton) of ‘Maximizing presidential coattails: The impact of the electoral calendar on the composition of the National Assembly’ (French Politics, 2017). In collaboration with Ayhan Kaya and Ayşe Tecmen, he has also co-published : ‘Populism in Turkey and France: nativism, multiculturalism and Euroskepticism’ (Turkish Studies, 2019).