Dr Diane Bolet

Dr Diane Bolet

Visiting Fellow

European Institute

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Key Expertise
Political Behaviour, Comparative Politics

About me

Diane Bolet is a Visiting Fellow at the LSE European Institute, and an Assistant Professor in Political Behaviour at the University of Essex. She is a political scientist and comparativist, specialised in voting behaviour, public opinion and far-right politics in Europe. 

Diane holds a PhD from the LSE European Institute where she investigated how local context shapes voting preferences for the radical right in European countries. Her thesis won an honourable mention for the Ernst B. Haas Dissertation Prize for the best dissertation on European Politics from the European Politics and Society section of APSA. ​

Previously, Diane earned a distinction Dual MSc degree in European Politics from Sciences Po, Paris and LSE and a Higher Distinction BA in International Politics from King’s College, London.  

Expertise Details

Political Behaviour; Comparative Politics; Far right politics; Western Europe