Jonas Tallberg
Jonas Tallberg

Jonas Tallberg is professor at the Department of Political Science. He leads and conducts research about international institutions and multilateral negotiations, with a regional specialization in the European governance. He is the author of Leadership and Negotiation in the European Union (Cambridge University Press, 2006), European Governance and Supranational Institutions (Routledge, 2003), and a large number of articles in international journals. He is co-editor with Christer Jönsson of Transnational Actors in Global Governance: Patters, Explanations and Implications (Palgrave, 2010). Tallberg has received several prestigious awards for his research, as well as numerous grants from Swedish and European research agencies. He has been a visiting scholar at Harvard University, McGill University, the European Commission, the Swedish Institute of International Affairs, and the Norwegian Academy of Sciences. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR)". Personal home page.


Andreas Duit

Andreas Duit is associate professor at the Department of Political Science and research fellow at Stockholm Resilience Center. His work focuses on comparative environmental politics and governance and complexity. He is the author of Tragedins institutioner. Svenskt offentligt miljöstöd under trettio år (Stockholm University, 2002), and the editor of a forthcoming volume entitled Mapping the Politics of Ecology: Environmental Politics and Policy in a Comparative Perspective (MIT Press). In addition, Duit has published articles in Governance, Public Administration, Political Studies, and World Development. He has been a visiting scholar at the Workshop on Political Theory and Policy Analysis, Indiana University, as well as the University of Washington, Seattle. Personal home page.


Hans Agné

Hans Agné is associate professor at the Department of Political Science. He specializes in empirical and normative research, and their various intersections, on democracy and international relations. In Transacess/Transdemos he researches empirically he effects of transnational involvement in international institutions for legitimacy and problem solving effectiveness, in particular in areas of food and physical security, and theoretically he concentrates on the role of transnational actors in global democracy and the methodological problem of combining empirical and normative research. His related and active research interests also include the democratic legitimacy of political and international institutions in general; the standing of democracy in national politics in the course of globalisation; the conceptual possibility and normative justifiability of democracy promotion and democratic foreign interventions; theoretical problems of democratic founding and international recognition of new states and new political orders. He is the author of Democracy Reconsidered. The Prospects of its Theory and Practice during Internationalisation – Britain, France, Sweden, and the EU (Stockholm University, 2004), and articles in journals such as International Theory, European Journal of International Relations, Government and Opposition, International Political Science Review, Parliamentary Affairs, International Journal of Constitutional Law, and Democratization. Personal home page.


Thomas Sommerer

Thomas Sommerer is a post-doc researcher at the Department of Political Science. His research relates to the large-n, long-term study of the degree, scope and conditions of the formal representation of non-state actors in international organizations. Apart from that, his research has hitherto been focused on the convergence and diffusion of public policies, regulatory competition, international cooperation and transnational learning. In his dissertation he compared the effects of different mechanisms of learning on change in the environmental regulations of 24 countries over the last three decades in a macro-quantitative research design. Personal home page.


Lisa Dellmuth is research fellow at the Department of Political Science at Stockholm University. Her research interests are: (1) International and comparative political economy, in particular the linkages between non-governmental actors and international policies; (2) Global development, particularly the determinants of international development policy-making and development outcomes; (3) Theories of distributional politics and federalism, in particular the determinants of international financial aid allocation and implementation. Personal home page.



Andreas Nordang Uhre

Andreas Nordang Uhre is a Ph.D. student at the Department of Political Science. The purpose of his research is to describe how, to what extent and under which circumstances transnational business actors influence the formation, implementation and effectiveness of international environmental regimes. Personal home page.








Martin Westergren

Martin Westergren is a Ph.D. student at the Department of Political Science. His Ph.D. project focuses on the normative aspects of global governance and transnational actor participation. His research interests include democratic theory, global justice theory and international institutions. Personal home page.









Erik Karlsson

Erik Karlsson is a Ph.D. student at the Department of Political Science. The purpose of his research project is to describe how, to what extent and under which circumstances non-governmental organizations, transnational business actors, and other civil society participants partake in the creation of international norms.