Prof. Robert Ladrech: Principal InvestigatorLadrech_Robert

Robert Ladrech is Professor of European Politics at Keele University. Before being awarded an ESRC grant for the Climate Policy and Political Parties (CPPP) project, he held a British Academy grant for a project on social democratic parties and climate change. Previously, he was involved in the ESRC-funded Europeanisation of National Political Parties project based at Keele University. >>

Prof. Neil Carter: Co-Investigatorntc1

Neil Carter is Professor of Politics at the University of York. He publishes regularly on parties and environmental policy in the UK, he is the author of the widely-used textbook The Politics of the Environment and he is Associate Editor of Environmental Politics. >>

Dr. Vasiliki Tsagkroni: Research AssociateVT

Vasiliki Tsagkroni joined the project team as a Research Associate in October 2014. She completed her PhD at Queen Mary University of London, where she studied the communication strategies of radical right parties in Europe. >>

Dr. Conor LittleIMG_5704

Conor Little is a Danish Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Copenhagen where he studies political parties and political careers. He was a Research Associate on the Climate Policy and Political Parties project from June 2013 until September 2014 and he continues to participate in the project’s work. >>

Mr. Simon Persico

Simon Persico is a postdoctoral researcher on the PARTIPOL project. He has contributed to the Climate Policy and Political Party project’s study of French parties’ climate policies. >>

Ms. Fay Madeleine Farstad

Fay Madeleine Farstad has contributed to the project as a Research Assistant, working mainly on Danish parties’ climate policies. She is a PhD student at the University of York, where she is researching party strategies on climate change and variation in cross-party consensus – particularly in Australia and Norway. >>

Ms. Britta Acksel

Britta Acksel has contributed to the project as a Research Assistant working on German parties. She is a Junior Research Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Study in the Humanities (KWI) Essen where she is researching energy transition in the Ruhr. >>

We are happy to discuss potential collaboration with researchers who are working on related projects.