Populists have risen to executive office worldwide. In this context, Michael W. Bauer argues, we must pay more systematic attention to threats to the state and its institutions; the potential long-term impacts of the damage that populist governments can inflict 'from within' are potentially devastating
Chair of Public Administration, School of Transnational Governance, European University Institute
Michael’s research interests include democratic bureaucracy, populism, and international public administration.
He has published widely in international journals, among them Public Administration Review, Governance, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Journal of European Public Policy, West European Politics, Public Administration, and International Studies Review.