Fernando Casal Bértoa

Assistant Professor (Politics), University of Nottingham

Fernando Casal Bértoa is an Assistant Professor at the School of Politics and International Relations in the University of Nottingham (United Kingdom). He is also Co-chair of the Council for European Studies’ Research Network on “Political Parties, Party Systems and Elections”, Research-theme director at the Nottingham Interdisciplinary Centre for Economic and Political Research (NICEP), and Co-director of the ECPR Summer School on Political Parties.

His work has been published in European Journal of Political Research, West European Politics, Sociological Methods and Research, Party Politics, Democratization, European Constitutional Law Review, Government and Opposition, International Political Science Review, South European Society and Politics, and East European Politics.

His most recent book, co-edited with Ferdinand Müller-Rommel, is Party Politics and Democracy in Europe (Routledge).


  • –present
    Nottingham Research Fellow (politics), University of Nottingham


  • 2011 
    European University Institute, Social and Political Sciences