Annika Lindholm


Senior researcher

+41 (0)21 692 38 51

Languages: English, French, Swedish, Finnish, Spanish


Annika Lindholm has a PhD in the social sciences with a focus on comparative political behaviour from the University of Lausanne. She is scientific coordinator of the Consortium of National Election Studies (CNES), and she is also centrally involved at FORS in building the emerging political science research infrastructure Monitoring Electoral Democracy (MEDem). Previously, she was a member of the Secretariat of the International Social Survey Programme (ISSP), and coordinator of the Comparative Candidate Survey (CCS).


Annika’s main research interests include the interplay between emotions and well-being, public opinion and electoral behaviour. She specializes in survey research and prioritizes a comparative and longitudinal perspective in her empirical work. Her current methodological research projects focus on mode effects in mixed-mode surveys.