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Anna Lührmann

Universitetslektor, biträdande

Sprängkullsgatan 19
41123 Göteborg
Box 711
40530 Göteborg

Om Anna Lührmann


Anna Lührmann is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the V-Dem Institute since 2015. She received her PhD in 2015 from Humboldt University (Berlin) with a doctoral thesis on United Nation’s electoral assistance. Prior to turning to academia, Anna was an MP in the German National Parliament (Bundestag, 2002- 2009). Anna holds a M.A. degree in “Research Training in Social Sciences” from Humboldt University (Berlin), a M.Sc. degree in Gender and Peace Studies from Ahfad University (Sudan) and a B.A. in Political Sciences from FernUniversität Hagen (Germany). Her research has been published or is forthcoming in Electoral Studies, International Political Science Review and the Journal of Democracy.

Research interests

Anna’s general research interests include autocratization, autocracy, democracy aid, United Nations, democratization and elections.

Current research

At the V-Dem Institute, Anna works on several research projects such as varieties of autocracy and autocratization, allocation and effect of democracy aid, evolution and measurement of accountability and public trust in elections.