Prof. dr. Anna Kern

BiographyCredits: Eduard Delputte

Anna is assistant professor at GASPAR at Ghent University. She wrote a PhD dissertation on the topic of political participation. Her main research interests are political participation, political equality and political legitimacy. Anna holds a Master’s degree in Comparative and International Politics from KU Leuven and a Bachelor’s degree in Politics and Public Administration from the University of Konstanz (Germany). Her work has been published in journals such as Party Politics, West European Politics, Social Science Research and Political Behavior (personal website)

Research focus

  • Political participation
  • Political equality
  • Political legitimacy

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  • Seminar in political science
  • Methods in political science
  • Democracy and participation
  • Contemporary issues in Belgian politics
  • Master's dissertation seminar


Address: Campus UFO - Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 41, 9000 Ghent

Phone: +32 9 264 68 73


Twitter: @anna_a_kern