Martin G. Søyland

Doctoral Research Fellow - Department of Political Science
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Room 717
Available hours Thursday 09.00-10.00
Visiting address Moltke Moes vei 31 Eilert Sundts hus blokk B 0851 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1097 Blindern 0317 OSLO
Other affiliations Faculty of Social Sciences (Student)

Academic interests

  • Comparative politics
  • Methodology  and statistics
  • Executive-legislative relationship
  • Ministerial durability studies
  • Norwegian politics
  • American politics



  • MA in Political Science, University of Oslo (2013-2015)
  • BA in Political Science, University of Oslo (2010-2013)
  • One-year program in History, University of Stavanger (2009-2010)
Tags: Methodology, Comparative Politics, Parliamentarism, Statistics


Søyland, Martin G. (forthcoming). Survival of the ministers: On ministerial durability in post-war Norway, Scandinavian Political Studies.

Søyland, Martin G. (2015). Tilbakeholden og ekspansiv liberalisme: Om utenrikspolitikk i State of the Union-talerInternasjonal Politikk 72(1): 7-27.

Søyland, Martin G. (2015). Survival of the ministers: On ministerial durability in post-war Norway, University of Oslo. Master's thesis.

  • Langsæther, Peter; Gjerløw, Haakon & Søyland, Martin G. (2019). Is all PR good PR? How the content of media exposure affects candidate popularity.. Electoral Studies.  ISSN 0261-3794.  57, s 143- 152 . doi: 10.1016/j.electstud.2018.11.009
  • Søyland, Martin G. & Høyland, Bjørn (2019). Electoral Reform and Parliamentary Debates. Legislative Studies Quarterly.  ISSN 0362-9805.  44(4), s 593- 615 . doi: 10.1111/lsq.12237 Show summary
  • Lapponi, Emanuele; Søyland, Martin G.; Velldal, Erik & Oepen, Stephan (2018). The Talk of Norway: A Richly Annotated Corpus of the Norwegian Parliament, 1998–2016. Language Resources and Evaluation.  ISSN 1574-020X.  52(3), s 873- 893 . doi: 10.1007/s10579-018-9411-5 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Søyland, Martin G. (2017). Survival of the Ministers: On Ministerial Durability in Postwar Norway. Scandinavian Political Studies.  ISSN 0080-6757.  40(2), s 182- 206 . doi: 10.1111/1467-9477.12086 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Søyland, Martin G. (2015). Tilbakeholden og ekspansiv liberalisme: - Om utenrikspolitikk i State of the Union-taler. Internasjonal Politikk - Skandinavisk tidsskrift for internasjonale studier.  ISSN 0020-577X.  73(1), s 7- 28

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Published June 17, 2015 10:48 AM - Last modified Nov. 14, 2016 9:28 PM