Tom Verthé is a researcher at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and research manager of the PartiRep Interuniversity Attraction Pole (www.partirep.eu). His research mainly focuses on the strategic behavior of parties and voters, both in a qualitative and quantitative manner. In the past he has published or presented work on pre-electoral alliances, strategic voting behavior and coalition voting. Recently he also developed an interest in voting behavior experiments in proportional electoral systems.
Tom Verthé teaches a research methods course in 1BA ("Onderzoeksmethoden voor de politieke wetenschappen: werkcollege I").