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Duncan McDonnell is senior lecturer at the Centre for Governance and Public Policy at Griffith University. He was previously a Marie Curie Fellow (2012-2014) and a Jean Monnet Fellow (2011-2012) at the European University Institute in Florence. He has worked as a politics lecturer and researcher at the University of Turin and has also been a Swiss National Science Foundation Fellow at the University of Lausanne and a Leverhulme Fellow at the University of Birmingham. His main current research interests are political parties, populism, and Euroscepticism. He is the co-author (with Daniele Albertazzi) of Populists in Power (Routledge, 2015) and the co-editor of Twenty-First Century Populism
(Palgrave, 2008). In recent years, he has published articles in journals such as the European Journal of Political Research, Political Studies, Party Politics, West European Politics, and Government & Opposition.