Claudiu Tufiș

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Claudiu D. Tufiș is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Political Science at the University of Bucharest, where he teaches undergraduate and graduate classes on quantitative methodology, civil society, social movements, and democratization.

He holds a master’s degree in Sociology (Central European University) and a PhD in political science (Pennsylvania State University) with a major in comparative politics and a minor in research methodology. He is a founding member of the Centre for International Cooperation and Development Studies (IDC) at the University of Bucharest, a founding member of the Romanian Quantitative Studies Association (RQSA), a member of the Romanian Group for the Study of Social Values, and the Society for Romanian Studies liaison to the American Political Science Association.

His latest publications include analyses of the presidential and European elections in Romania (Alegerile prezidențiale din România, 2009 – co-editor, Alegerile pentru Parlamentul European: România, 2009 – co-editor), comparative analyses of social values (Learning Democracy and Market Economy in Post-Communist Romania, chapters in books published at Routledge, Brill, and Springer, and articles published in European Political Science Review, Studia Politica, and Calitatea Vieții), and a series of datasets on the members of the Romanian Parliament from 1990 to 2012 (Studii Electorale Românești: Parlamentari Români).

His publications are available online at and at

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