Algis Krupavičius

Algis Krupavičius


BA in History at Vilnius University in 1984, PhD in Politics at Institute of World Economy & International Relations (Moscow), Academy of Sciences in 1989

Prior Work:

1994- senior research fellow at King’s College, University of London

1995- 1996- visiting professor at Northwestern University (USA)

2003- 2008- expert of Lithuanian Research Council

2002- 2003- expert of European Committee to Lithuania’s Government (a main body for Lithuanian- EU membership negotiations)

2004- 2007-  member of National Higher Education Council

2007- 2010- member of Lithuanian Science Awards Commission

2008- 2013- member of Lithuanian Research Council

2008- 2013- member of Standing Committee for the Social Sciences of European Science Foundation

Current Employment/Responsibilities:

Professor at Kaunas University of Technology, Kaunas

Deputy Chair of Senate at Kaunas University of Technology, Kaunas

Director of Policy and Public Administration Institute

National director of European Election Study

Member of Scientific Advisory Board of European Social Survey

National representative of International Social Survey Program

Member of Steering Committee of Council of European Social Science Data Archives (CESSDA-ERIC)

Member of Science Europe Working Group on Research Infrastructures

Also member of several editorial boards, including Viešoji politika ir administravimas (Public Policy and Administration), Socialiniai mokslai (Social Sciences), Journal of Baltic StudiesBaltic Journal of Political Science and others.

Areas of Research Interest:

Comparative politics, public policy, political parties and electoral studies, qualitative and quantitative research methods in social sciences.

Main publications:

Lithuania’s Seimas Election 1996. Analyses, Documents and Data (2001), Lietuvos politinė sistema [Lithuanian political system] (2004), Valstybės tarnyba Lietuvoje [Civil service in Lithuania] (2007) as well as “The End of Communism and the New Party System”, in Blondel Jean et al (2007), Governing New European Democracies, Palgrave Macmillan, “Semi-presidentialism in Lithuania: Origins, Development and Challenges”, in Elgie R. and Moestrup S. (eds., 2008) Semi-presidentialism in Central and Eastern Europe, Manchester University Press, “La Lituanie”, in De Waele and Magnette (eds., 2010)  Les democraties europeennes: Approche comparee des systemes politiques nationaux, Armand Colin, “Citizens’ Initiatives in Lithuania: Initiative Institutions and Their Political Impact in New Democracy”, in Setala M., Schiller T. (eds., 2012) Citizens’ Initiatives in Europe: Procedures and Consequences of Agenda-Setting by Citizens, Palgrave Macmillan, “Fluide Parteiensysteme in den baltishen Staaten”. In Knodt M., Urdze S. (eds., 2012) Die politischen System der baltishen Staaten, Springer VS.