Elin is a third year Ph.D. student in the Government and Politics department. Her interests are in European and U.S. politics, with a focus on gender politics, quality of government and right wing populism. 

Prior to starting the Ph.D. program, Elin worked as a Policy Advisor at the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions with a project to improve women's health in Sweden. She served as an expert on the National Program Organization for women’s health, and managed projects to improve data driven policy making. 

Areas of Interest

  • Subnational governments
  • Welfare states
  • Survey research



Research Topics

  • Methodology
  • Comparative Politics
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eberlin [at] umd.edu