Marina Costa Lobo

Marina Costa Lobo (PhD in Politics, Oxford University) is Principal Researcher at the Institute of Social Sciences of the University of Lisbon (ICS-UL), and a member of the Board of IPP – Instituto Políticas Públicas.

She is Principal Investigator for the ERC Consolidator Project “MAPLE”, which researches the politicisation of Europe before and after the Eurozone crisis ( Her research interests include the role of leaders in electoral behaviour, political parties and institutions. She has published on these topics in journals and books. Her latest book was co-edited with John Curtice and is intitled: “Personality Politics: Leaders and Democratic Elections”, Oxford University Press (2015).

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