Jean Blondel
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Jean Blondel

French political scientist

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Jean Blondel is Emeritus Professor at the European University Institute and visiting professor for the University of Siena. He has studied at the Institut d’Études Politiques of Paris and earned a B.Litt. from St. Antony’s College at Oxford. After his military service in France, he went on to study at Yale as an ACLS fellow.

Best known for his scholarship on comparative politics, he has studied the use of cabinets and legislatures, presidential systems, multiparty political systems, and the ways that governments and parties interact. He was awarded the Johan Skytte Prize in Political Science by the Johan Skytte Foundation at Uppsala University. He also has an award named after him, the Jean Blondel Ph.D. Prize, which has been awarded annually since 2003 for the best political science thesis, by the European Consortium for Political Research.

A member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and Academia Europaea, Blondel has written books such as Voters, Parties, and Leaders: The Social Fabric of British Politics , Comparative Legislatures, Political Parties: A Genuine Case for Discontent, World Leaders: Heads of Government in the Postwar Period, Government Ministers in the Contemporary World and Governing Together: The Extent and Limits of Joint Decision-Making in Western European Cabinets, which was edited with Ferdinand Muller-Rommel.

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Jean Blondel is a French political scientist specialising in comparative politics. He is currently Emeritus Professor at the European University Institute in Florence, and visiting professor at the University of Siena. He lives in London.

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University of Manchester
University of Manchester

Public research university in Manchester, England

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University of Siena
University of Siena

Italian university

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University of Essex
University of Essex

University in Essex, United Kingdom

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University of Oxford
University of Oxford

Collegiate research university in Oxford, England

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European University Institute
European University Institute

International postgraduate and post-doctoral teaching and research institute established by European Union member states to contribute to cultural and scientific development in the social sciences

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Yale University
Yale University

Private research university in New Haven, Connecticut, United States

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University of Keele
University of Keele

University in Keele, United Kingdom

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Sciences Po
Sciences Po

Prestigious French university based in Paris

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#42 World Rank
Political Science