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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
    Christies gate 15
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7802
    5020 BERGEN

Jana Belschner is a PhD candidate at the Institute of Comparative Politics. Her research interests cover political representation, elections, and political parties. She has a special interest in local politics.

Jana's PhD project analyses the the political inclusion of women and youth by means of electoral financing, quotas, and party based initiatives. Using both quantitative and qualitiative methods, the disstertation focuses on dynamics of local political representation in Tunisia and Ireland and investigates how party systems, electoral quotas, and electoral financing impact on patterns of youth and women's representation.

Journal articles
  • Belschner, Jana Birke. 2018. The adoption of youth quotas after the Arab uprisings. Politics, Groups, and Identities. doi: 10.1080/21565503.2018.1528163

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)