Daniel Bischof

Daniel Bischof, Dr.

SNF Ambizione Grant Holder

Phone: 044 634 58 50


Curriculum vitae

Daniel Bischof is Ambizione Grant Holder at the Department of Political Science, University of Zurich. Before receiving an SNF Ambizione Grant he was senior researcher in the Chair of Comparative Politics at the University of Zurich, held visiting positions at Harvard University (USA), the University of Vienna (AT), and the University of California San Diego (USA). His main research interests lie in the fields of Comparative and European Politics comprising questions on party competition and public opinion formation. His most recent research project seeks to understand how political norms shift after the emergence of extreme parties in contemporary democracies. More generally his current research interests focus on trying to understand what political norms are and how they change across time and space. 

Research Interests

Comparative Politics; political norms and public opinion formation; party politics; party competition.