Background and activities

Langsæther is currenty a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Sociology and Political Science, NTNU. He holds an MA and a PhD from the University of Oslo, and has been a junior visiting scholar at Aarhus University and the University of Oxford.

Langsæther's primary research interests are related to electoral behaviour and party politics, and cleavage politics in particular. His research on these topics has been published in the European Journal of Political Research (EJPR), Electoral Studies, and the Journal of Elections, Public Opinion, and Parties. Langsæther is currently working on a book project on party families and their voters in Western Europe, along with a number of papers on social background and political behaviour (including identity, ideology, party choice, and political trust). 

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications

Part of book/report

  • Knutsen, Oddbjørn; Langsæther, Peter Egge. (2018) Party Choice and Social Structure. Social Structure, Value Orientations and Party Choice in Western Europe.

Report/dissertation