Østergaard-Nielsen, Eva

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Eva Østergaard-Nielsen is Professor of Political Science. She holds degrees in Anthropology and Political Science from Copenhagen University and a PhD in Politics from University of Oxford/ St. Antony’s College.


Eva’s research interests include the politics of migration in both receiving and sending countries, migrant’s transnational networks, practices and forms of political participation. She has been the lead researcher and participated in a range of project funded at the international, European or national level. From 2018-2023 she is the principal investigator of the ERC Consolidator Grant (726406) Migration and Democratic Diffusion: the Impact of Migration on Democratic Practices and Processes in Countries of Origin (MIGRADEMO), which examines the impact of international migration on migrant countries of origin.


Eva welcomes expressions of interest from PhD students and Postdocs within her research areas of interest including comparative politics, development and democratization, migration policies and migrant political incorporation, transnational relations and politics.


Selected recent publications:

See also, my profile and updates of publications, papers and projects on ResearchGate,  Google Scholar and ORCID


2020 (with Irina Ciornei) Transnational turnout. Determinants of emigrant voting in home country elections, Political Geography, volume 78.

2019 (with Irina Ciornei and Jean-Michel Lafleur) Why do parties support emigrant voting rights, European Political Science Review, 11(3), 377-394

2018, (with Irina Ciornei ‘Political parties and the transnational mobilisation of the emigrant vote, West European Politics,  42 (3), 618-644.

2017, (with Irina Ciornei) ‘Making the absent present: political parties and emigrant issues in country of origin parliaments’, Party politics, 25(2), pp. 153-166.

2016, (with Miriam Acebillo) ‘Migration and the local transformation of overseas development aid: an analysis of migrants’ access to ODA funds in Catalonia, Population, Space and Place, 22 (4), 367–381.

2016, ‘Sending country policies’, in Rinus Penninx & Blanca Garcés-Mascareñas (eds), Integration as a three-way process? Integration processes and policies in Europe, Springer Publishers, pp.147-165.



Curriculum Vitae


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