Curriculum Vitae

Bert Bakker is Assistant Professor of Political Communication & Journalism at the Amsterdam School of Communication Research (University of Amsterdam). Bert holds PhD in Politcial Science from the University of Southern Denmark and studies the psychological roots of political behaviour. Download my cv here



Bakker, B.N. (2016). Personality traits, income and economic ideology. Political Psychology. Doi:


              Blog at LSE British Politics and Society; StukRoodVlees

Bakker, B. N., Klemmensen, R., Nørgaard, A.S., & Schumacher, G. (2016). Stay loyal or exit

              the party? How openness to experience and extroversion explain vote switching. Political

              Psychology. 37(3): 419-429. Doi: 10.1111/pops.12257.

              Covered on PsyPost, LSE British Politics and Society; StukRoodVlees

Bakker, B.N., Rooduijn, M., & Schumacher, G. (2016). Personality traits and voting for populist

              parties: Evidence from the United States, the Netherlands and Germany. European Journal

              of Political Research. 55 (2): 302-320. Doi: 10.1111/1475-6765.12121.

              Covered on: Radio 1 (the Netherlands): Monkey Cage; The Science Behind Trump;

StukRoodVlees (1); StukRoodVlees (2)

Bakker, B.N., &  De Vreese, C.H. (2016). Personality and European Union attitudes: Relationships

              across European Union attitude dimensions. European Union Politics 17(1): 25-45. Doi:


              Covered on: BBC 2 (Daily Politics); Blogs at LSE EUROPP Blog; Democratic Audit UK.

Bakker, B.N., Hopmann, D.N., & Persson, M. (2015). Personality traits and party identification over

              time. European Journal of Political Research 54(2), 197-215. Doi: 10.1111/1475-6765.12070.