Associate Professor of Sociology, Umeå University.
Specialist Research Areas: Radical Right Parties, Radical Right Ideology, Radical Right Voting, Immigration, Neo-Nationalism
Maureen Eger is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at Umeå University. She earned a Ph.D. and M.A. in sociology from the University of Washington and M.A. in sociology and B.A. in psychology from Stanford University. Her interests lie broadly in political sociology, with an emphasis on immigration, nationalism, and the welfare state, and her research investigates the social and political implications of increasing ethnic and racial diversity in democratic societies. Dr Eger’s work has been published in a variety of journals, including European Sociological Review, European Political Science, International Journal of Comparative Sociology, Socius, and Social Politics.
Specialist research areas:
Attitudes towards immigrants/immigration; Neo-Nationalism; Radical Right Parties; Radical Right Voting; Welfare Chauvinism.
Latest posts authored by Dr Maureen Eger
- Research Suggests Globalization Doesn’t Drive Nationalism November 10, 2020
- COVID-19 Will Have Long-Lasting Effects on Migration June 12, 2020
- What is tolerance and how much of it do democracies require? October 8, 2019
- From radical right to neo-nationalist: Danish party politics, 1973-2011 (Sarah Valdez & Maureen A. Eger ) November 15, 2018
- From radical right to neo-nationalist: A research note on the Danish case
- The Sweden Democrats remain deeply unpopular despite making gains September 9, 2018
- No, the Racial Diversity of a Country Does Not Perfectly Predict Pro-Immigrant Attitudes August 18, 2018
- As Sweden Sees More Immigration, The Far Right Sees Opportunity July 23, 2018
- The Return Of Nationalism And The Rise Of The Radical Right May 30, 2018