Hanna Schwander studied Political Science, Economies and Sociology at the University of Zurich and Université Nanterre, Paris X (2002-2007). In 2012, she received a doctoral degree in political science at the University of Zurich, where she was a teaching assistant (2008-2012) and a SNF-researcher (2010-2012). Research stay at the University of Oxford in 2011. Post-doc researcher in the DFG-project “The effects of social policy changes on party competition in Western Europe” within the CRC 597, jointly with Philip Manow, and associated at the Research Center for Inequality and Social Policy (former: Center for Social Policy) of the University of Bremen. Research stay at the European University Institute, 2014. Since 2016, Hanna Schwander studies women’s political dealignment in an Ambizione-Project at the Department of Political Science, University Zurich.
Comparative politics, political economy, comparative welfare state research, labor market policies, voter-party links and party research.