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Natasha Lindstaedt

Professor, Department of Government, University of Essex

Natasha Lindstaedt is Deputy Dean (Education) (Social Sciences) and Professor in the
Department of Government at the University of Essex. Her teaching interests include State Building, Democracy, Authoritarian Regimes, US Politics, Middle East Politics and Latin American Politics.

Her research interests are Authoritarian Regimes, Populism, Failed States, International Development, Third World Politics, having written books on authoritarianism, democratic backsliding, and most recently the rise of authoritarian populism.


  • –present
    Senior Lecturer, University of Essex