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Jana Birke Belschner

PhD Candidate
  • E-mailJana.Belschner@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 96 73+47 949 85 098
  • Visitor Address
    Christiesgt. 15
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7802
    5007 BERGEN

Jana Belschner is a political scientist (M.A.) whose research interests cover the fields of gender & diversity in politics, the institutional dynamics of democratization processes, and political parties in European and Northern African countries. She has a special interest in elections and representation on the local level.

Jana Belschner's PhD project explores the adoption and implementation of gender and youth quotas in Tunisia and Ireland by focusing on the impact of financial penalties on political parties' recruitment and nomination practices.