Sofie Marien is Assistant Professor at the University of Amsterdam (Netherlands). She is also a research fellow at the University of Leuven (Belgium) and a visiting scholar at Åbo Akademi University (Finland). She is a senior member of the PARTIREP project. Before joining the Political Science Department of the University of Amsterdam, she was a FWO postdoctoral researcher at the Centre for Citizenship and Democracy at the University of Leuven. Her PhD research on the role of political trust was conducted within the framework of the first PARTIREP project (2007-2011). Her research and teaching focus on topics within political sociology (trust, participation, public opinion research), political communication and research methods. Previously, her work has been published in among others European Journal of Political Research, European Sociological Review, Electoral Studies and Intelligence.
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