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Jan-Hinrik Meyer-Sahling

Professor of Political Science, Faculty of Social Sciences

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Biography

Jan-Hinrik Meyer-Sahling joined the University of Nottingham in September 2004. He received his MSc in European Politics and Policy and his PhD in Government from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Prior to joining Nottingham, he was a Tutorial Fellow in Comparative Public Administration and Public Policy at the London School of Economics and Lecturer in European Politics at Birkbeck College, London. In 2007/2008, Jan-Hinrik was a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute in Florence. In 2013/2014, he was a Fernand Braudel Senior Fellow at the European University Institute. He has been a Professor of Political Science since 2015.

Teaching Summary

Jan-Hinrik Meyer-Sahling teaches at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Modules cover the areas of comparative politics, comparative public administration and public policy, development studies and… read more

Research Summary

Jan-Hinrik Meyer-Sahling's research concentrates on public administration and public policy in Europe and in developing countries. He has focused on civil service reform in Central and Eastern Europe… read more

Recent Publications

  • HARRIS, ADAM, MEYER-SAHLING, JAN-HINRIK, MIKKELSEN, KIM SASS and SCHUSTER, CHRISTIAN, 2022. Activating the ‘African Big Man’: Social Status, Patronage Networks and Pro-Social Behavior in African Bureaucracies JOURNAL OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION RESEARCH AND THEORY. In press
  • SIGMAN, RACHEL, HARRIS, ADAM, MEYER-SAHLING, JAN-HINRIK, MIKKELSEN, KIM SASS and SCHUSTER, CHRISTIAN, 2022. Do Bureaucrats Contribute to the Resource Curse? Evidence from a Survey Experiment in New Oil States JOURNAL OF DEVELOPMENT STUDIES. In press
  • MIKKELSEN, KIM SASS, SCHUSTER, CHRISTIAN, MEYER-SAHLING, JAN-HINRIK and WETTIG, MAGDALENA ROJAS, 2021. Bureaucratic Professionalization is a Contagious Process Inside Government: Evidence from a Priming Experiment with 3,000 Chilean Civil Servants PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION REVIEW.
  • SCHUSTER, CHRISTIAN, MIKKELSEN, KIM SASS, CORREA, IZABELA and MEYER-SAHLING, JAN-HINRIK, 2021. Exit, Voice, Sabotage: Public Service Motivation and Guerrilla Bureaucracy in Times of Unprincipled Political Principals JOURNAL OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION RESEARCH AND THEORY. Early online view

PhD supervision

Jan-Hinrik Meyer-Sahling welcomes applications for the supervision of PhD students with interest in comparative European politics, public administration, public policy and anti-corruption in Europe and in developing countries. If you have any questions regarding potential PhD supervision, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Jan-Hinrik Meyer-Sahling teaches at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Modules cover the areas of comparative politics, comparative public administration and public policy, development studies and research design and methods in political science.

Current Research

Jan-Hinrik Meyer-Sahling's research concentrates on public administration and public policy in Europe and in developing countries. He has focused on civil service reform in Central and Eastern Europe and the Western Balkans in the context of post-communist transformation and European integration. He has collaborated on several occasions with SIGMA-OECD and the Regional School of Public Administration based in the Western Balkans (ReSPA).

Most recently, he led a project on 'Civil Service Reform and Anti-Corruption in Developing Countries' that was funded by the DfID and the British Academy. He currently leads a project on 'Can Ethics Training Reduce Corruption in the Civil Service', which involves the design and implementation of ethics and integrity trainings with civil servants in Nepal and Bangladesh. The project is funded by the Global Integrity Anti-Corruption Evidence Programme.

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