Transparency, Accountability and Integrity
Edited by Pippa Norris and Alessandro Nai
Edited by Pippa Norris, Maguire Lecturer in Comparative Politics, Harvard University, and Edited by Alessandro Nai, Assistant Professor of Political Communication and Journalism, University of Amsterdam
Pippa Norris is the Maguire Lecturer in Comparative Politics at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, as well as Laureate Fellow and Professor of Government and International Relations at the University of Sydney. She is Director of the Electoral Integrity Project.
Alessandro Nai is Assistant Professor of Political Communication and Journalism at the University of Amsterdam.
Craig Arceneaux is Professor of Political Science at California Polytechnic State University. His interests focus on Latin American Politics, Democratization, and Political Institutions. He is author of Bounded Missions, Transforming Latin America, and Democratic Latin America.
Alistair Clark is Senior Lecturer in Politics at Newcastle University. His research interests revolve around electoral integrity and electoral administration, institutional responsiveness, political parties and party systems. He is author of Political Parties in the UK, and co-editor (with Liam Weeks) of Radical or Redundant? Minor Parties in Irish Politics.
Daniela Donno is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Pittsburgh. Her work centers on international organizations and norms, with a particular focus on their influence on elections and human rights. Her book, Defending Democratic Norms, explores how international actors can promote democracy in countries that hold flawed elections. Her research has been published in International Organization, World Politics and Comparative Political Studies.
Holly Ann Garnett is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Political Science at McGill University. She focuses on election management bodies in comparative perspective and her thesis research is on Strengthening Electoral Integrity through Election Management. Prior to McGill, she studied at Nipissing University and Queen's University, Kingston. She has served as a project researcher with the Electoral Integrity Project and held a Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.
Max Grömping is a PhD candidate in the Department of Government and International Relations at the University of Sydney, and research assistant with the Electoral Integrity Project. His doctoral research examines the drivers and consequences of domestic election monitoring. His research focuses on comparative political communication and comparative democratization - in particular the ability of 'outside' actors such as NGOs, social movements, and interest groups to influence media, public, and policy agendas.
Toby James is Senior Lecturer in British and Comparative Politics at the University of East Anglia. He has published widely on electoral administration and management in journals such as Electoral Studies, Election Law Journal and Parliamentary Affairs, and is the author of Elite Statecraft and Election Administration. He is the co-Principal Investigator on the first-ever UK poll worker survey, funded by the British Academy and Leverhulme Trust.
Anika Leithner is Associate Professor of Political Science at California Polytechnic State University. She received her PhD from University of Colorado, Boulder after finishing her dissertation entitled "Rhetoric of Responsibility: German War Rhetoric in the 21st Century." Her teaching lies mainly within the fields of international relations and comparative politics.
Ferran Martinez i Coma is Research Fellow at the Center for Governance and Public Policy at Griffith University. He was previously Senior Research Associate at the Electoral Integrity Project at the University of Sydney. He has published in Electoral Studies, European Journal of Political Research, and Party Politics, among others.
Armen Mazmanyan is the Director of the Apella Institute and the Center for Constitutional Studies in Yerevan, Armenia. He has held visiting research fellowships at Harvard's Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Columbia University Law School, and the Center for Law and Cosmopolitan Values at the University of Antwerp. He also advises international organizations and NGOs on legal reforms and democratic institutions in countries in transition to democracy.
Alessandro Nai is Assistant Professor of Political Communication and Journalism at the University of Amsterdam. Prior to this, he served as Project Manager and Senior Research Associate at the University of Sydney. His work has been published in Political Psychology, European Journal of Political Research, Electoral Studies and the Journal of Political Marketing; he also co-edited New Perspectives on Negative Campaigning: Why Attack Politics Matters.
Pippa Norris is ARC Laureate Professor of Government and International Relations at the University of Sydney, Paul McGuire Lecturer in Comparative Politics at Harvard University, and Director of the Electoral Integrity Project. The author or editor of almost fifty books, related publications include Advancing Electoral Integrity, Why Elections Fail, Checkbook Elections (with Andrea Abel van Es), and Strengthening Electoral Integrity.
Erica Shein is the Applied Research and Learning Manager at the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES). She conducts research and assessments and designs technical assistance programs on electoral complaints adjudication, electoral fraud and malpractice, and the inclusion of marginalized persons in political processes. Shein is the co-author of Assessing Electoral Fraud in New Democracies: Refining the Vocabulary.
Chad Vickery is Director of International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) Center for Applied Research and Learning, and has extensive legal and international election administration experience with an emphasis on strengthening democracy and governance in transitioning societies. At IFES he manages global applied research, technical leadership and strategic innovations initiatives. He specializes in designing and managing electoral integrity initiatives; election complaint adjudication programs; providing comparative legal analysis; working on elections; and rule of law programs throughout South Asia, Southeast Asia, Eurasia and the Middle East.