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Annemarie Walter

Marie Curie and Nottingham Research Fellow, Faculty of Social Sciences

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Biography

Annemarie Walter is Marie Curie and Nottingham Research Fellow in the School of Politics and International Relations at the University of Nottingham. Previously she was Assistant Professor in Political Communication at the Department of Communication Science of VU University Amsterdam. She graduated in political science at Leiden University and received her PhD in 2012 at Amsterdam University (UVA) on a dissertation entitled "Negative Campaigning in Western Europe: Beyond the Vote-Seeking Perspective." Fall semester 2010 Annemarie Walter was a visiting Fulbright scholar at the Political Science Department of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. At Nottingham University she works on her research project "CSNCC": Comparative Study of Negative Campaigning and its Consequences. Her broad areas of research interests include election campaigns, political communication, political parties and party systems, party strategy and electoral behaviour. Her unique expertise is negative campaigning in comparative perspective, on this theme she has written her dissertation and published numerous articles in international peer-reviewed journals such as Comparative Political Studies, Political Studies, Party Politics, Acta Politica and the Harvard International Journal of Press/Politics. She frequently acts as campaign expert in the media and at public events.

Recent Publications

  • TOM VAN DER MEER, ANNEMARIE S. WALTER and PETER VAN AELST, 2015. How Election Debates Influence Voters’ Ability and Accuracy to Position Parties in the 2010 Dutch Election Campaign Political Communication.
  • ANNEMARIE S. WALTER and ALESSANDRO NAI, 2015. Where to Go From Here in the Study of Negative Campaigning. In: ALESSANDRO NAI and ANNEMARIE S. WALTER, eds., New Perspectives on Negative Campaigning: Why Attack Politics Matters ECPR Press. 327-333
  • TRAVIS N. RIDOUT and ANNEMARIE S. WALTER, 2015. How the News Media Amplify Negative Messages. In: ALESSANDRO NAI and ANNEMARIE S. WALTER, eds., New Perspectives on Negative Campaigning: Why Attack Politics Matters ECPR Press. 267-285
  • ALESSANDRO NAI and ANNEMARIE S. WALTER, 2015. How Negative Campaigning Impinges on the Political Game: A Literature Overview. In: ALESSANDRO NAI and ANNEMARIE S. WALTER, eds., New Perspectives on Negative Campaigning: Why Attack Politics Matters ECPR Press. 235-248

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