Dr Pieter Van Houten

Lecturer at Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS), University of Cambridge

Lecturer, Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Cambridge

Dr Pieter van Houten is a Lecturer in the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Cambridge, where he teaches comparative politics, European politics and research methods. His research interests focus primarily on territorial politics (especially regional autonomy movements and regional parties) and state development in Western Europe, as well as post-conflict reconstruction in the Balkans.

Dr van Houten currently directs the YouGov-Cambridge Programme in Public Opinion Research. He has a PhD and MA from the University of Chicago and an undergraduate degree from the University of Amsterdam.

  • 14 April 2015, 10am

    CSaP Annual Conference 2015

    This year our conference will explore opportunities for improving the way government accesses, assesses and makes use of expertise from the humanities, and offer examples of the significant contribution these disciplines have made to public policy.

  • 12 November 2013

    Faith in Politics? The role of religion in shaping modern British policy

    A two day conference, jointly hosted by The Churchill Archives Centre and Cambridge Public Policy, to discuss the complex interfaces between politics and religion, at home and abroad, in modern Britain.