Tom Verthé

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Tom Verthé is a researcher at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and research manager of the PartiRep Interuniversity Attraction Pole ( 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").

Research Themes


A full list of publications can be found here or in my CV.