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Aarts, K.

Name:Aarts, K.


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Kees Aarts is Professor of Political Science in the School of Behavioral, Management and Social Sciences. He is also Scientific Director of the Institute for Innovation and Governance Studies (IGS), the priority research institute of the University of Twente for management, social and behavioral sciences. He received Bachelor and Master degrees from the University of Amsterdam (1979 and 1985), and his PhD degree from the University of Twente (1990).

Aarts’ research focuses on democracy, elections and public opinion. His current professional activities include: president of the Dutch Political Science Association (Nederlandse Kring voor Wetenschap der Politiek); chair of the Scientific Advisory Council of DANS – Data Archiving and Networking Services; member of the Social Sciences Council (Sociaal-Wetenschappelijke Raad) of the KNAW; board member of the Wiardi Beckman Stichting, scientific bureau for social democracy in the Netherlands. He currently serves on the editorial boards of American Political Science Review, Electoral Studies, and Methodological Innovations Online and was until recently (2015) co-editor of Acta Politica.

Kees Aarts is an elected member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) and of the Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities (KHMW).

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