Femke E. Bakker is an assistant professor at the Institute of Political Science.
Femke E. Bakker is an assistant professor Political Science at the Institute of Political Science. She studies international relations from an actor-centric and political psychological perspective.
Her PhD research tested the microfoundations of democratic peace theory. Her current research focuses on the influence beliefs political leaders hold about conflict resolution potentially have on (foreign) policy outcomes.
Her research interests includes political behavior, political leaders, belief systems, democratic peace theory, and experimental methodology.
Femke is a member of the Early Career Committee (ECC) of the International Society of Political Psychologists (ISPP), an associate researcher of the Laboratory of Comparative and Social Research (LCSR) and serves as book reviews editor for Acta Politica.