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.