Aurelien Mondon is a senior lecturer in politics in the Department of Politics, Languages and International Studies at the University of Bath.
He currently works on various project related to liberal and illiberal articulations of racism and right-wing populism, and their impact on liberal democracies. His research interests include:
Liberal and Illiberal Racisms and Islamophobias in elite discourse
Right-wing populism and the people as a ‘threat’ to democracy
The far right and its influence on mainstream politics (historical and contemporary)
The relationship between voting, abstention and democracy
His most recent book, Reactionary Democracy: How racism and the populist far right became mainstream, co-written with Aaron Winter (UEL), was published in 2020 by Verso