Agnar Freyr Helgason

Agnar Freyr Helgason

Associate Professor

University of Iceland


I’m an associate professor in the Faculty of Political Science at the University of Iceland. I also serve on the steering committee of the Icelandic National Election Study. I received a PhD in political science from The Ohio State University in 2015.

I study elections, voting behavior, and political attitudes. I also do research in comparative political economy, the politics of taxation and redistribution, and methodology.

I teach courses on the political economy of public policy, data literacy, and research design.

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