Damir Kapidžić

Biography: 
Damir Kapidžić is an Assistant Professor of Comparative Politics at the Faculty of Political Science of the University of Sarajevo. He is also a researcher with the LSE-based Justice and Security Research Programme, and a researcher with the Uni Fribourg-RRPP Balkan Comparative Electoral Study. His field of expertise includes Balkan politics and formal and informal institutions in multiethnic states. His research focuses on the legitimation of democratic and authoritarian politics, institutionalization of ethnicity through electoral and party politics, and forms of hybrid governance and the legitimacy of resulting public authority.