Articles by Luca Versteegen

June 19, 2023

🔮 Populist radical right voters do not have a monopoly on nostalgia!

Luca Versteegen
Luca Versteegen argues that specific emotions like nostalgia are not limited to populist radical right voters. We should therefore be more careful in ascribing emotions to this group, differentiating emotions and refraining from broad ascriptions like the so-called ‘left behind’
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Luca Versteegen
PhD Candidate, Department of Political Science, University of Gothenburg

Luca has a background in social psychology.

He focuses on the roles of social identities and emotions in political behaviour.

Current interests are radical-right support, affective polarisation, prosocial behaviour, and well-being.

He uses various methods – including survey research, experiments, and interviews – and tries to promote open science practices in qualitative research.

Luca enjoys science communication and aims to contribute to a social and supportive researcher community.

He tweets @VersteegenLuca

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