Plenary (24 July): Challenging the Borders of Liberal Democracy: The Global Rise of Populism
Duncan McDonnell is a Professor in the School of Government and International Relations at Griffith University. He was previously a Marie Curie Fellow at the European University Institute in Florence. His main research interests are political parties, populism and Euroscepticism. In 2017, he began two new ARC Discovery projects on radical right populist parties in Europe (with Annika Werner) and on Indigenous members of the major Australian parties (with Michelle Evans). He is also part of an international team beginning a Swedish Research Council project on youth wings of radical right populist parties.
He is the co-author (with Daniele Albertazzi) of Populists in Power (Routledge, 2015) and the co-editor (with Nadia Marzouki and Olivier Roy) of Saving the People: How Populists Hijack Religion (OUP, 2016). He is currently working on a book with Annika Werner about the alliance strategies of radical right populist parties in the European Parliament.