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Seraphine Maerz


Department of Political
Visiting address
Sprängkullsgatan 19
41123 Göteborg
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Postal address
Box 711
40530 Göteborg

About Seraphine Maerz

Seraphine is an Assistant Professor (Universitetslektor/biträdande) at the Department of Political Sciences of the University of Gothenburg. She received her PhD in Political Science from the Central European University in December 2017, with a focus on the many faces of authoritarian persistence. Her current research concentrates on the rhetoric and language used by (authoritarian) political leaders. Seraphine works with quantitative and qualitative methods and has spent several months of fieldwork in Central Asia. Her research has been published among others in Government and Opposition, Journal of Political Ideologies and Quality and Quantity. For regular updates see here: