About Prof. Dr. Adrian Vatter
Adrian Vatter is professor of political science (Swiss politics) at the Institute of Political Science, University of Bern, Switzerland. He studied political science and economics at the University of Bern (PhD and Habilitation). In the years 1993 and 1994 he held a post-doctoral position at the University of California, Los Angeles. From 1994 to 1998 he was a research fellow at the ETH Zurich and the Foundation MGU of the University of Basel. Adrian Vatter was Professor at the University of Konstanz, Germany (2003-2007) and at the University of Zurich, Switzerland (2008-09). Since August 2009, he has been Professor at the Institute of Political Science in Bern and has headed the Chair for Swiss Politics.
He has published on Swiss politics, federalism, direct democracy, consensus democracy, sub-national politics and comparative public policy in the British Journal of Political Science, European Journal of Political Research, European Union Politics, European Political Science Review, Journal of European Public Policy, Party Politics, Publius, and West European Politics, among others.