Knowledge Resistance

Researcher Profile

Henrik Ekengren Oscarsson

Principal Investigator - WP III
Professor of Political Science and Electoral Studies
Department of Political Science
University of Gothenburg
Henrik Ekengren Oscarsson (born 1972) is professor in Political Science, Electoral Studies, at the Department of Political Science, University of Gothenburg. He is the head of the Swedish National Election Studies Program. His research interest focuses on public opinion and electoral behavior, and he holds a special interest in citizens' political knowledge and their effects on political attitudes and behavior. He is co-editor of The Research Handbook on Political Partisanship (Edward Elgar, 2020) with more than 40 participants from the entire world covering most topics and current discourses on the origins and effects of political partisanship.

Selected Publications

Oscarsson, Gustav Henrik Ekengren, and Sören Holmberg, eds. 2020. The Research Handbook on Political Partisanship. London: Edward Elgar Publishing.
Naurin, Elin & Oscarsson, Henrik (2017) When and Why are Voters Correct in their Evaluations of Specific Government Performance? Political Studies 65:4.
Oscarsson, Henrik & Lauri Rapeli (2017). Citizens and Political Sophistication. In Dalton, Russell (Ed). Oxford Research Encyclopedia. Oxford: Oxford University Press. https://doi:10.1093/acrefore/9780190228637.013.220
Oscarsson, Henrik & Martin Rosema (2018) Consideration set models of electoral choice: Theory, method, and application. Electoral Studies 57:256-262. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.electstud.2018.08.003