Prof Yunhan Chu, Taiwan National University
Center for East Asia Democratic Studies
Taiwan National University
No.1, Sec. 4, Roosevelt Road
Prof Sandeep Shastri, Jain University
Prof Robert Mattes, University of Strathclyde
Ms Kseniya Kizilova, Institute for Comparative Survey Research
Department of Political Science
University of Vienna
Prof Mark Tessler, Michigan University, USA, firstname.lastname@example.org
Prof Marita Carballo, Voices! Research and Consultancy, Argentina, email@example.com
Prof Eduard Ponarin, Higher School of Economics, Russia, firstname.lastname@example.org
Prof Christian Haerpfer, University of Vienna, Austria, email@example.com
Prof Richard Gunther, Ohio State University, USA, firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr Marta Lagos, Latinobarometro, Chile, email@example.com
Prof Weng-fang Tang, University of Iowa, USA, firstname.lastname@example.org
Prof Elizabeth Zechmeister, Vanderbilt University, USA, email@example.com
Prof Nikolay Narbut, People’s Friendship University of Russia (RUDN), Russian Federation, firstname.lastname@example.org
Recognized as a research committee in 2011.
The main objectives of this research committee are to plan, conduct and publish international comparative research in political science and political sociology on the basis of comparative public opinion surveys. The geographical area of ‘Comparative Public Opinion’ is North America, Latin America, Africa, Asia, Eurasia and Europe.
Central theoretical and empirical fields are represented by the studies on Political Participation, Civic Engagement, Support for Democracy, Meanings of Democracy, Confidence in Social and Political Institutions, National Electoral Systems, Mass Belief Systems, Modernization and Social Change, Political Values etc.
Research and associated activities of RC 17 are implemented by its members through development of the following international research projects in which they are involved: Global Barometer Survey (GBS), Comparative National Election Studies Project (CNEP), World Values Survey (WVS), International Social Survey Program (ISSP).