Odmalm, Pontus

University of Edinburgh

Dr. Pontus Odmalm is a Lecturer at the School of Social and Political Science University of Edinburgh. Prior to joining the University of Edinburgh in 2006, he held a lectureship position at the University of Sussex. His research focuses on the social and political impact of migration using a comparative European perspective. Particular research interests include citizenship (national and European), political mobilisation and how institutions affect migrant political participation. From 2009-2011, he will work on his ESRC-funded project ‘Old Politics, New issues and Institutional Constraints: How to Explain Parties’ Positions on EU Membership and Immigration’.

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