Dr Matthias Dilling
Departmental Lecturer in Comparative Politics
Dr Dilling researches comparative politics, with special focus on institutional development and party politics in Europe. He has a particular interest in intra-party politics, party organization, and European center-right and radical right parties.
- Political parties and party systems
- European politics
- Center-right parties
- Radical right parties
- German elections
- 'Two of the Same Kind? The Rise of the AfD and its Implications for the CDU/CSU' German Politics and Society, 36 (1), forthcoming.
- 'The CDU. Representation and Representation Deficits within a People’s Party', in E. Wiesendahl ed., Parteien und Soziale Ungleichheit, 89–121, Springer, 2017 (in German).
- 'The Electoral Potential of Right- and Left-wing Extremist Parties. Unideological Protest Vote?', in G. Hirscher and E. Jesse eds., Extremismus in Deutschland, 397-434, 2013 (with Viola Neu, in German).
Dr Dilling has provided comment on German and European politics for print and broadcast media.