Professor Torun Dewan

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Professor of Political Science

Email: t.dewan@lse.ac.uk 
Office:CON6.07 Connaught House
Office Hours:Wednesdays 14:00-15:00 and Thursday 14:00-15:00 (latter is for Msc PSPE students only)
Tel:+44 (0)20 7955 6406
Website:http://personal.lse.ac.uk/Dewanta/

Biography


Torun Dewan is Professor of Political Science in the Department of Government at the London School of Economics and Political Science

Teaching Responsibilities


  • EC540: Political Economy
  • GV225: Public Choice and Politics
  • GV308: Leadership in the Political World
  • GV450: European Politics: Comparative Analysis
  • GV454: Parties, Elections and Governments
  • GV4C8: Game Theory for Political Science
  • GV4G8E: Public Policy in Practice Workshop

Research Interests


Professor Dewan's main research is in political economy and in the formal analysis of parties and coalitions. His current research focuses on ministerial turnover and legislative and executive behaviour.

Current Research Students

Suhjin Lee

Mona Morgan-Collins

Publications


Electoral competition, control and learning
Dewan, Torun and Hortala-Vallve, Rafael (2016) Electoral competition, control and learning. British Journal of Political Science. ISSN 0007-1234 (In Press)

In defence of factions
Dewan, Torun and Squintani, Francesco (2016) In defence of factions. American Journal of Political Science, 60 (4). pp. 860-881. ISSN 0092-5853

Information aggregation and optimal structure of the executive
Dewan, Torun and Galeotti, Andrea and Ghiglino, Christian and Squintani, Francesco (2015) Information aggregation and optimal structure of the executive. American Journal of Political Science, 59 (2). pp. 475-494. ISSN 0092-5853

The elements of political persuasion: content, charisma and cue
Dewan, Torun and Humphreys, Macartan and Rubenson, Daniel (2014) The elements of political persuasion: content, charisma and cue. The Economic Journal, 124 (574). F257-F292. ISSN 0013-0133

On the rhetorical strategies of leaders: speaking clearly, standing back, and stepping down
Dewan, Torun and Myatt, David P. (2012) On the rhetorical strategies of leaders: speaking clearly, standing back, and stepping down. Journal of Theoretical Politics, 24 (4). pp. 431-460. ISSN 0951-6298

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