Zoe Lefkofridi is an Assistant Professor of Comparative Politics at the Department of Political Science, University of Salzburg.
Her teaching includes courses on comparative politics, the causes and consequences of unequal political representation, and national political parties' organisational and policy responses to European integration.
Zoe’s research draws on normative and positive theories of democracy to empirically examine political representation in Europe; her articles have appeared in European Union Politics, Electoral Studies, West European Politics and EPSR, among others.
Zoe is a joint Jean Monnet-Max Weber Fellow at the Robert Schuman Center for Advanced Studies, European University Institute in Florence and at EUI's Department of Political & Social Sciences. Previously, she was a visiting postdoctoral researcher at Stanford University and GESIS-EUROLAB, a research fellow at the Institute for European Integration Research (EIF) and the Department of Methods in the Social Sciences at the University of Vienna.
She currently participates in two research projects dealing with the effects of electoral systems.