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Research Fellow, Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Birmingham

Adrian Favero is a Research Fellow in the Department of Politics and International Studies (POLSIS) in the University of Birmingham. He is currently working on an ESRC funded project 'The survival of the mass party: Evaluating activism and participation among populist radical right parties (PRRPs) in Europe' (aka “Populism In Action”) (ES/R011540/1). He received his PhD in Politics from the University of Edinburgh where he also worked as a Course Organiser and Teaching Fellow in International Relations. Adrian was also involved in the organisation of workshops on Scotland’s Future Relations with the UK and the EU. Previously, he obtained a BA in Political Science from the University of Zurich and an MA in European Studies from the Jagiellonian University in Krakow. Adrian's research was published in Journal of Contemporary European Studies and Journal of Common Market Studies (with C. Llewellyn, L. Cram, and R.L. Hill) and European Political Science Review. He received the European Urban Research Association (EURA) Young Scholar Award and a grant from the Fran Trust, Scotland. Since 2018, Adrian is also employed as a Government & Opposition fellow.


  • –present
    Research Fellow, University of Birmingham


  • 2018 
    University of Edinburgh, PhD in Politics