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Peter Kurrild-Klitgaard

Peter Kurrild-Klitgaard
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Peter Kurrild-Klitgaard is Professor of Comparative Politics at the University of Copenhagen, where he has also served as Executive Director of the Centre for Voting and Parties. He is educated as a political scientist from Columbia University and the University of Copenhagen. He has been a Visiting Fellow at St. Edmund’s College, Cambridge, and held visiting appointments at several universities, including Columbia, New York, Riga, George Mason and Yale. He served 2007-08 on the Danish Governments’ Committee for a “Canon of Democracy” and has been Vice President of the Danish Social Science Research Council and President of the Danish Political Science Association.

He is European Editor of the academic journal “Public Choice” and serves on the editorial board of several other journals within political science and political economy.

Peter Kurrild-Klitgaard is appointed to the Board by Rektorkollegiet.