This section provides a preliminary list of academic experts on democratic decay from disciplines other than law, based on the DEM-DEC Bibliography and Bibliography Updates, and Dr Daly’s global network. As this list expands, a specific section may be created for selected disciplines.

AKÇALI, Pınar

Turkey – political science – democratisation in Turkey and Central Asia – Islam and democracy

ALPAN, Başak

Turkey – political science – Turkey – conservative democracy – advanced democracy – Turkey-EU relations

ASLAN-AKMAN, Canan

Turkey – political science - Turkish politics - democratization and political parties - Israeli Politics - gender

BAROŠ, Jiří

Czech Republic - Central Europe - political science - constitutional law and theory - separation of powers

BARATTA, Roberto

Italy - democratic governance in the EU

BERMEO, Nancy

USA – political science – democratic backsliding – regime change – institutional design

BLOKKER, Paul

Czech Republic/Italy – sociology – post-Communist Europe – democratic crisis – political culture - Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Slovakia

BRUSZT, László

Hungary – political science – post-Communist Europe - social and political change – liberalism

BUGARIČ, Bojan

Slovenia - populism - liberal democracy - East Central Europe

CASAL BÉRTOA, Fernando

United Kingdom/Spain - comparative politics - party politics - party system institutionalisation - party regulation

CORRALES, Javier

Venezuela/USA - political science - comparative politics - autocratic legalismg

DIAMOND, Larry

USA – political science – global democratic recession – assessment of democracy – good governance

DUFEK, Pavel

Czech Republic - Central Europe - constitutional law - separation of powers

EMMONS, Cassandra

USA - politics - international relations, international and comparative constitutional law - international organisations - EU, AU, OAS

ENYEDI, Zsolt

Hungary - political science and comparative social sciences - party politics - comparative government - church and state relations - political psychology (especially authoritarianism, prejudices and political tolerance)

ERCAN, Selen A.

Australia – political science - public deliberation in the face of value conflicts and polarised public debates - potential of new forms of political participation and protest movements in reviving democratic practice

FOA, Roberto

UK/Australia - political science - quality of government, regimes, and comparative social indicators - democratic deconsolidation - democratic disconnect

FRANTZ, Erica

USA – political science - authoritarian politics – authoritarianisation - democratization, conflict, and development

FUKUYAMA, Francis

USA - political science and political economy - political decay - identity - liberal democracy

GAGNON, Jean-Paul

USA/Australia - democratic theory - democracy studies - histories of democracy - futures of democracy - economic democracy/democratic economy - global democracy

GANEV, Venelin

Bulgaria/USA - political science - democracy and democratic backsliding - rule of law - constitutionalism

GINSBURG, Tom

USA - comparative constitutional law (global) - comparative politics - constitutional retrogression concept - USA and worldwide

GYÁRFÁŠOVÁ, Ol'ga

Slovakia – political science and sociology - electoral studies, political culture and social climate during the transition - public opinion and attitudes - patterns of voting behaviour in Slovakia

HUQ, Aziz

USA - comparative constitutional law (global) - comparative politics - constitutional retrogression concept - USA and worldwide

INGLEHART, Ronald

USA - political science - comparative politics - cultural change and voter attirudes - modernization theory

IUSMEN, Ingi

Romania - EU governance and policy- rule of law in the EU - democratisation of Central and Eastern Europe - human rights

JETTEN, Jolanda

Australia/Netherlands - psychology - voter attitudes - socio-economic status

KANTERIAN, Edward

Hungary - Romania - crisis of democracy

KELEMEN, Dan

USA - political science - rule of law in the EU - courts - national authoritarianism

KLONICK, Kate

USA - free speech law - regulating online threats to democracy

KORYCKI, Kate

Canada – political science – post-Communist Europe – Poland - articulation of identities, collective memories and group imaginaries – political parties

KRASTEV, Ivan

Bulgaria/Austria - comparative politics - Central and Eastern Europe - EU - Europe - illiberalism

KUBIK, Jan

USA - political science - comparative politics - Communism and Postcommunism - politics and culture - protest, social movements and civil society

MAFTEAN, Miles

Hungary - political theory - militant democracy - civil disobedience - state of emergency

MAGEN, Amichai

Israel - international relations - sovereignty, democracy, and the rule of law - political violence - EU external relations and and EU-Israel relations

MALKOPOULOU, Anthoula

Greece/Sweden - political science - democratic theory - compulsory voting - militant democracy

MOHNERT, Alica

Germany - voting - electoral interference 

MOLS, Frank

Australia - political science - governance - public policy - voter attitudes

MOUNK, Yascha

Germany/USA - crisis of liberalism - rise of populism - illiberal democracy - undemocratic liberalism - democratic deconsolidation

MOUSTAFA, Tamir

Canada/USA - comparative politics - constitutional law - law and courts in authoritarian regimes - "rule by law" concept (Egypt and global)

MÜLLER, Jan-Werner

Germany/USA - political theory - history of modern political thought - militant democracy - Europe - rule of law in the EU

MUNGIU-PIPPIDI, Alina

Romania - political science and social psychology - anti-corruption policy and good governance - populism

NAURIN, Daniel

Norway – political science – international courts – international governance

NORRIS, Pippa

UK/USA/Australia - comparative political science - public opinion and elections - political institutions and cultures - gender politics - authoritarian resurgence

PAP, András László

Hungary - sociology - rule of law - nationalism - Central and Eastern Europe

PÉREZ-LIÑÁN, Aníbal

USA - Democratisation - rule of law in young democracies - constitutional change - courts - impeachment

PETTAI, Vello

Estonia - Baltic states - comparative politics - democratization - party systems -ethnopolitics

PODSTAWA, Karolina

Poland - rule of law - rule of law standards - democratic transition

POPOVA, Maria

Canada - political science - rule of law- judicial reform- political corruption - populist parties - legal repression of political dissent under authoritarianism

PSEJA, Pavel

Czech Republic - political science and international relations - democracy - democratization - comparative democratization - democracy assistance and human rights

RIBEIRO, Gustavo

Brazil - anthropology - Brazilian political system - Brazilian political culture

ROSENBERG, Shawn

USA - political psychology - polilical cognition - ideology - populism

RUPNIK, Jacques

France - political Science - democratic transition in Eastern Europe and the Balkans - European integration - crisis of liberalism

SANCHEZ URRIBARRI, Raul

Venezuela - comparative politics - constitutional law - Venezuela - Latin America - courts 

SCHLIPPHAK, Bernd

Germany - political science - rule of law in the EU - regional integration - public opinion

SCHMITTER, Philippe

Switzerland/USA/Italy - political science - comparative poltics - transition from authoritarian rule in Southern Europe and Latin America - intermediation of class, sectoral and professional interests

SCHULDT, Lasse

Germany/Thailand - political science - international law and international organisations - European Court of Human Rights - anti-democratic political parties - free speech

SEDELMEIER, Ulrich

Germany/UK - international relations - EU public policy - rule of law in the EU

SORIA LUJÁN, Daniel

Peru - political science - international organisations - OAS - Inter-American Democratic Charter

TAVARES, Rui

Portugal - history - national populism - rule of law in the EU

TREIB, Oliver

Germany - political science - comparative policy analysis - EU - rule of law in the EU

VERSTEEG, Mila

USA - political science – comparative constitutional law – constitutional design - future of liberal democracy