RC02 - Political Elites


Prof. Patrick Dumont, Australian National University

Australian National University
School of Politics and International Relations
Building 146, Ellery Crescent
Canberra, ACT 2601



Prof. Juan Rodriguez-Teruel, Universitat de València

Universitat de València
Constitutional Law & Political Science
Av. Tarongers, s/n 46022
Valencia 46022



Dr. Cindy Steenekamp, Stellenbosch University

Political Science Department
633, Arts and Social Sciences building
Ryneveld Street
Stellenbosch, Western Cape 7600
South Africa


Communication officer

Prof. Régis Dandoy, Universidad San Francisco de Quito

Universidad San Francisco de Quito
Colegio de Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades
Diego de Robles y Vía Interoceánica, Quito



Prof. Jagannath Ambagudia, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, India, jagannath.ambagudia@tiss.edu
Prof. Ajay K. Mehra, University of Delhi, India, ajaykmehra@gmail.com
Prof. Julien Navarro, Université Catholique de Lille, France, Julien.NAVARRO@univ-catholille.fr
Prof. José Real-Dato, University of Almería, Spain, jreal@ual.es
Prof. Marion Reiser, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Germany, marion.reiser@uni-jena.de
Prof. Ilkka Ruostetsaari, University of Tampere, Finland, Ilkka.Ruostetsaari@uta.fi
Simon Scholz, University of Kassel, Germany, simon.scholz@uni-kassel.de
Dr Lars Vogel, University of Jena, Germany, lars.vogel@uni-jena.de


Advisory Board Members

Prof. Heinrich Best, University of Jena, Germany
Prof. Maurizio Cotta, University of Siena, Italy
Prof. Ursula Hoffmann-Lange, Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg, Germany
Prof. Pascal Daloz, University of Strasbourg, France
Prof. Oxana Gaman-Golutvina, Moscow State Institute of International Relations, Russia
Prof. John Higley, University of Texas at Austin, USA
Prof. Jan Pakulski, University of Tasmania, Australia



Recognized as research committee in 1972.



Facilitates the research plans and scholarly communication of political scientists whose studies focus on the recruitment and performance of elites in political life; it seeks to undertake the gathering and interpretation of empirical evidence through a variety of research strategies and conceptual approaches. The Committee gives priority to comparative analysis.


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