Marina Costa Lobo
Marina Costa Lobo holds a PhD in Political Science from Oxford University, with a thesis on the Prime Minister's power and the functioning of government in democratic Portugal. She is currently a Principal Researcher at the Institute of Social Sciences where she develops work in the area of the institutions and political behaviour of the Portuguese in a comparative perspective. She has published on political institutions in Portugal, political parties and the EU, and on the impact of leaders on voting behaviour. She is currently the coordinator of the Electoral Behaviour of the Portuguese, having helped to prepare the first post-election surveys carried out in Portugal - having implemented surveys from 2002 to 2019 in all legislative elections. In 2016, she won an ERC Project - European Research Council - Consolidator Grant. The Project's title is Mapping and Analysing the Politicisation of the EU before and after the Eurozone Crisis (www.maple.ics.ulisboa.pt). In 2018, she won the Scientific Award of the University of Lisbon/ Caixa Geral de Depósitos.