Research Team

Sten Widmalm

Distinguished University Professor at Department of Government, Faculty

Email:
Sten.Widmalm[AT-sign]statsvet.uu.se
Telephone:
+4618-471 3336
Mobile phone:
+46 70 5619609

Thomas Persson

Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor at Department of Government, Faculty

Email:
Thomas.Persson[AT-sign]statsvet.uu.se
Telephone:
+4618-471 3334

Charles Parker

Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor at Department of Government, Faculty

Email:
Charles.Parker[AT-sign]statsvet.uu.se
Telephone:
+4618-471 3309

Persona Project Research

Our research project on civil protection in the European Union is being completed. 

The final results have been published in “Civil Protection and European Union – How Trust and Administrative Culture Matter for Crisis Management”, published by Palgrave (London).https://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9783030028572

The project also has produced articles in academic journals:

Persson, T., Parker C.F. and Widmalm, S. (2019) “How trust in EU institutions is linked to trust in national institutions: Explaining confidence in EU governance among national-level public officials”, European Union Politics, Vol. 20, No. 4: 629–648, https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/1465116519857162

Parker, C.F., Persson, T., and Widmalm, S (2018) “The Effectiveness of National and EU-level Civil Protection Systems: Evidence from 17 Member States”, Journal of European Public Policy, Vol. 26, No. 9: 1312–1334, https://doi.org/10.1080/13501763.2018.1523219.

Persson, T., Parker, C.F. and Widmalm, S. (2017) “Social trust, impartial administration and public confidence in EU crisis management”, Public Administration 95(1): 97-114. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/padm.12295

And there is a chapter based on the results from our study published here:

Widmalm, S., Persson, T., and Parker, Charles C.F. (2018a) The EU’s civilian crisis management capacity and the challenge of trust, i Bakardjieva Engelbrekt, Antonina, Michalski, Anna and Oxelheim, Lars (eds) The European Union: Facing the Challenge of Multiple Security Threats, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing. https://www.e-elgar.com/shop/the-european-union

Also see:

Widmalm, S. (2018) ”New Public Management som överideologi”, i "Yrkesmänniskan i den kapitaliserade välfärden." Redaktör: Carl Cederberg. Utkommer 2019.

Widmalm, S., Persson, T. och Parker, C.F. (2016) "EU:s civila krishanteringsförmåga och tillitens utmaningar" i Bakardjieva Engelbrekt, A., Michalski, A. och Oxelheim, L. (red), "EU och de nya säkerhetshoten: Europaperspektiv 2016". Stockholm: Santérus förlag.

Widmalm, S. (2016) After NPM, curb your enthusiasm over the Principal-Agent theory. Statsvetenskaplig Tidskrift (118:1).

Widmalm, S. (2016) Åtstramningspolitiken hotar den grekiska demokratin. Tidskriften Respons. Nr. 3.

Widmalm, S. (2016) IMF, EU och den grekiska demokratin. Tidskriften Respons. Nr. 4.

Widmalm, S., Persson, T. och Parker, C.F. (2016) "Bilda humanitär EU-allians", Uppsala Nya Tidning (UNT) 2016-02-03.

Widmalm, Sten (2015) Den bräckliga tilliten. Psykisk hälsa. Nr. 3.