Short bio

Julien Navarro is associate research professor (“chargé de recherche”) of political science at the Catholic University of Lille, affiliated with the Anthropolab. He is also an associate research fellow at ESPOL and the Francophone chair of political science at the Vienna School of International Studies.

Julien received his PhD in Political Science from Sciences Po Bordeaux. He has been a visiting research fellow at the Free University of Brussels (ULB), the University of Gothenburg, the University of Jena, the University of Siena and the University LUISS Guido Carli (Rome).

Research Interest

European Union Politics; Parliaments; Elections; Political Elites; Public Ethics.

Recent publications

Voters’ Knowledge of Their Representatives: The Direct and Conditioned Effects of Parliamentary Work (with A. François), Swiss Political Science Review, vol. 26, n° 1, 2020, p. 96-124

Second-Order or Second Hand? The 2019 EP election in France (with Tanja Schüberl and Camille Kelbel), in S. Kritzinger, C. Plescia, K. Raube, J. Wilhelm and J. Wouters (eds), Assessing the 2019 European Parliament Elections, London, Routledge, 2020

Voters reward hard-working MPs: Empirical evidence from the French legislative elections (with A. François), European Political Science Review, vol. 11, n° 4, 2019, p. 469-483

Take a walk on the left side: the impact of austerity politics in France (with A. Seddone), in Michael Holmes et Knut Roder (dir.), The Left and the Financial Crisis, Manchester, Manchester University Press, 2019

Il n’y a pas de question idiote? Les questions des députés européens à la Commission européenne et au Conseil depuis 1979, Parliaments, Estates and Representation, vol. 39, n° 2, 2019 p. 236-256

The Europeanization of parliamentary attention in and out of the European Union: France, Spain, the Netherlands and Switzerland compared (avec P. Sciarini, F. Varone, R. Gava, S. Brouard, A. Palau and R. Vliegenthart), in F. Baumgartner, C. Breunig et E. Grossman (dir.) Comparative Policy Agendas: Theory, Tools, Data, Oxford University Press, 2019

Elections et parlementaires (avec N. Sauger), in O. Rozenberg et E. Thiers (dir.), Traité d’études parlementaires, coll. Etudes parlementaires, Bruxelles, Larcier, 2018


Julien is the principal investigator of work package 6 (“Practices of Democracy”) for the European Commission H2020 project RECONNECT.

He is also the co-editor of Revue Internationale de Politique Comparée.