School of Social and Political Science

Dr Pontus Odmalm

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Senior Lecturer in Politics

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Chrystal Macmillan Building

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15a George Square

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Pontus Odmalm is a Senior Lecturer in Politics.

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  • MA (Lund University, Sweden) (1999)
  • D.Phil (University of Sussex) (2004)

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Current teaching and research

Pontus is responsible for the following courses:

Sem 1: Europe and International Migration (UG)

Sem 2: The Politics of Migration in Europe (PG)

Pontus has membership in the following PIR Research Groups: Migration and Citizenship and Elections, Public Opinion and Parties.

Research interests

Research interests

Comparative European politics, Politics of immigration, Citizenship, Political parties

Dr Odmalm's research focuses on the social and political impact of migration using a comparative European perspective. Particular research interests include citizenship (national and European), political mobilisation and party competition.

Topics interested in supervising

Comparative projects with a focus on the following areas: politics of immigration/integration and party competition.

If you are interested in being supervised by Pontus Odmalm, please see the link below for more information:

Staff Hours and Guidance

Compressed Week (Tuesday - Friday); UG and PG Supervision (Wednesdays 10-11 am): Guidance and Feedback Hour (Thursdays 1 – 3 pm).