Ruth Dassonneville

Assistant professor
Chairholder of the Canada Research Chair in Electoral Democracy

Ruth Dassonneville is an Assistant Professor at the Département de science politique of the Université de Montréal, where she holds a Canada Research Chair in Electoral Democracy.

She holds a PhD from the University of Leuven (2015), where she worked as a research fellow of the Research Foundation Flanders (FWO). While at the University of Leuven, she was affiliated to the Centre for Citizenship and Democracy.

Her research interests include electoral behaviour, dealignment, economic voting, compulsory voting, and women and politics. Her work on these topics has been published in, amongst others, the American Journal of Political Science, the British Journal of Political Science, the European Journal of Political Research and the Journal of Politics.

Ruth Dassonneville is a member of the Centre for the Study of Democratic Citizenship and of the Montreal Centre for International Studies (CERIUM). She is also an associate editor of the journals Electoral Studies and French Politics.

A copy of her CV can be found here.

This content has been updated on 7 September 2019 at 11 h 17 min.