The ESPOL research centre, ESPOL-LAB is composed of a team of University lecturers-researchers who actively contribute to the development of knowledge in political science. Their research focuses in particular on questioning contemporary transformations in the political sphere and analysing public decision-making processes.
Two main topics are emphasised in connection with the ESPOL curriculum: Europe and Globalisation and Quality of Democracy. In addition to the individual activities of its members (lectures, publications, membership to scholars communities.), ESPOL-LAB organises a monthly seminar and lectures.
The team members’ expertise strengthens ESPOL’s educational teaching system (dissertation supervision, methodology courses, reading groups, etc.). Of course, academic events organised within the School are open to students.
ESPOL-LAB is member of the ECPR (European Consortium for Political Research), the primary political science research network in Europe. The team supports the Revue Internationale de Politique Comparée.
Leonardo Morlino, Professor at LUISS University, Rome, Italy
Dirk Berg-Schlosser, Professor at Marburg University, Germany
Herwig Reynaert, Professor at Ghent University, Belgium
Sabine Saurugger, Professor at Sciences Po Grenoble, France
Cornelia Woll, Professor at Sciences Po Paris, France
Laurent Bouvet, Professor at Université de Versailles-Saint-Quentin, France
François Foret, Professor at Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
Olivier Rozenberg, Professor at Sciences Po Paris, France
Michael Holmes, Professor at Liverpool Hope University, Great Britain
Raul Magni Berton, Professor at Sciences Po Grenoble, France
Ioannis Papadopoulos, Professor at Université de Lausanne, Switzerland