Jonas Willibald Schmid

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Room 721
Visiting address Gullhaug torg 1 0484 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1097 Blindern 0317 Oslo
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Academic interests

Autocracies, Authoritarian Stability, Autocratization/Democractic Backsliding, Democratization, Regime Breakdown, Political Contestation, Elections, Quality of Democracy, Research Methods



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(Co-Organizer and session leader)

STV2350 - Autocratic Politics

(Lecturer and seminar leader)

STV4550 - Topics in Autocratic Politics


PECOS4022 – Applied Statistics for Peace and Conflict Studies

(Co-Organizer, lecturer and seminar leader)

STV2230 – International Security Policy

(Seminar leader)


I am a Doctoral Research Fellow in the  "The Emergence, Life, and Demise of Autocratic Regimes (ELDAR)" project led by Carl Henrik Knutsen. 

My thesis examines electoral defeats of authoritarian regimes and the breakdown of electoral politics in autocracies.


  • M.A. Politics and Public Administration, Universität Konstanz (2019)
  • M.Res. Political Science, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (2019)
  • B.A. Political Science and Humanities, TU Dresden (2017)


  • Apaydin, Fulya; Öngel, Ferit Serkan; Schmid, Jonas Willibald & Ülker, Erol (2022). When do workers support executive aggrandizement? Lessons from the recent Turkish experience. Industrial relations journal. ISSN 0019-8692. doi: 10.1111/irj.12360.

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