Articles by Amy Nivette

May 24, 2023

Terrorist attacks rarely increase trust in political leaders

Amy Nivette
Research suggests that institutional trust increases in times of political crises. Christof Nägel, Amy Nivette and Christian Czymara test this notion for jihadist terror attacks in Europe. Their results imply that political leaders should not take these dynamics for granted
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Amy Nivette
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Utrecht University

Amy is also a Research Fellow at the Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement (NSCR).

Her research interests include the determinants and effects of institutional legitimacy and attitudes towards authorities, the comparative study of aggression and violence, and violent extremism.

She tweets @AmyNivette

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