Historical Country Experts

The country experts are the most important contributors to the Historical V-Dem data. We are grateful for being able to draw on their expertise and for their efforts.

Country Experts

Afghanistan: Dr. Khalid Nadiri

Argentina: Professor Paula Alonso

Australia: Professor Sean Scalmer

Austria: Dr. Florian Wenninger

Baden: Professor Felix Selgert

Bavaria: Professor Laura Ulrich

Bolivia: Professor Erick Langer

Brazil: Professor Jeffrey D Needell

Brunswick: Professor Klaus Erich Pollmann

Bulgaria: Dr. Martin Belov

Burma: Professor Roberto Foa

British India: Professor Roberto Foa

Canada: Professor David Smith

China: Professor Michael Dillon

Colombia: Dr. Silvia Otero

Costa Rica: Professor David Diaz Arias

Cuba: Professor Garcia Guadalupe

Denmark: Professor Jens Wendel-Hansen

Dominican Republic: Professor Eric Roorda

Ecuador: Professor Santiago Basabe

Egypt: Dr. Basak Taraktas

El Salvador: Professor Knut Walter

Ethiopia: Professor Sara Marzagora

Finland: Dr. Johanna Wassholm

Finland: Dr. Jennica Thylin-Klaus and Professor Julian Wright

Germany: Professor Thomas Kuehne

Greece: Dr. Nathalie Soursos

Guatemala: Dr. Jorge Ramon Gonzales Ponciano

Hanover: Professor Georg Vascik

Haiti: Professor Philippe Girard

Honduras: Professor Dario Euraque

Hungary: Dr. Andras Becker

Indonesia: Professor Marcus Mietzner

Iran: Professor Ali Ansari

Italy: Professor Maurizio Cotta

Japan: Professor Frances Rosenbluth

Korea, South: Professor Michael Seth

Liberia: Professor Caree Ann Banton

Libya: Professor Anna Baldinetti

Madagascar: Professor Solofo Randrianja

Mecklenburg-Schwerin: Professor Bernd Kasten

Mexico: Professor Jaime Rodriguez

Modena: Professor Alberto Rinaldi

Montenegro: Professor Vuk Uskokovic

Morocco: Professor Richard Pennell

Nepal: Professor Roberto Foa

Netherlands: Dr. Mark Edward Hay

New Zealand: Professor Tom Brooking

Norway: Professor Jardar Sørvoll

Oldenburg: Professor Georg Vascik

Ottoman Empire: Dr. Basak Taraktas

Papal States: Professor Daniela Felisini

Paraguay: Professor Thomas L. Whigham

Parma: Professor Lucia Togninelli

Peru: Professor Alicia del Aguila

Poland: Professor Michal Kopczyński

Portugal: Professor Rui Branco

Romania: Dr. Bogdan Mateescu

Russia: Dr. Brendan John McElroy

Sardinia-Piedmont: Professor Daniele Pipitone

Saudi Arabia: Professor Kristian Coates Ulrichsen

Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach: Professor Siegfried Weichlein

Saxony: Professor Siegfried Weichlein

Serbia: Professor Danko Leovac

Spain: Professor Tubert and Simal

Sweden: Dr. Magnus Olofsson

Switzerland: Professor Martin Lengwiler and Dr. Beat Stüdli

Tunisia: Professor Ismael Montana

Tuscany: Dr. Sheyla Moroni

Two Sicilies: Professor Laura Di Fiore

United Kingdom: Dr. Melissa Turoff

Uruguay: Professor Daniel Chasquetti

United States: Professor Christoph England

Uzbekistan: Dr. Abdurashid Solijnov

Venezuela: Professor Guillermo Aveledo Coll

Vietnam: Professor Davis Bradley

Wurttemberg: Professor Felix Selgert

Yemen: Professor Isa Blumi