Dietlind Stolle

Academic title(s): 

James McGill Professor & Director of the Centre for the Study of Democratic Citizenship

Dietlind Stolle
Contact Information

855 Sherbrooke St. W.
Montreal, Quebec
H3A 2T7

Email address: 
dietlind.stolle [at]
3610 McTavish, Rm 24-2
Awards, honours, and fellowships: 

The 2016 CPSA Prize for Teaching Excellence, Canadian Political Science Association.

2014 CPSA Book Prize in Comparative Politics for the book “Political Consumerism: Global Responsibility” (with Michele Micheletti)


PhD, Princeton

Office hours: 

by appointment

Research areas: 
Comparative Government and Politics

Prof. Dietlind Stolle is the Director of the Inter-University Centre for the Study of Democratic Citizenship, for more information click here. (Link:

For more information on Prof. Stolle's work and her publications, see her Home Page.

Areas of interest: 

Fields for Supervision & Research Interests

Comparative Politics, European Politics, Comparative and Canadian Political Behavior, Social Capital and Political Culture, Political Participation and Political Consumerism, Sustainable Lifestyles, Ethnic Diversity and Immigration, Women and Politics, Attitudes towards Democracy, Welfare State Regimes and Globalization, Research Design and Methods.

Current research: 

Selected Current Research Projects

SSHRC funded project on Attitudinal Democratic Backsliding with Elisabeth Gidengil

SSHRC funded project on the Integration of Syrian Refugees in Canada with Thomas Soehl

Project on the Political Consequences of Pregnancy with Elin Naurin, funded by the Swedish Research Council

Project on Political Disagreement in Intergroup Relations with Edana Beauvais

Research on Religious Radicalization with the WZB Team Migration, Integration and Transnationalization

Measuring Populism with Elisabeth Gidengil and the WZB Project Team "Against Elites, Against Outsiders"

Other projects: Social Capital in Quebec and Canada, Vegetarianism as Lifestyle Politics, Religious Voting, Religious Accomodation 

Selected publications: 


Schönwälder, Karen, Sören Petermann, Jörg Hüttermann, Steven Vertovec, Miles Hewstone, Dietlind Stolle, Katharina Schmid, Thomas Schmitt. 2016. Diversity and Contact: Immigration and Social Interaction in German Cities. London: Palgrave, pp. 296


Dietlind Stolle and Michele Micheletti. 2013. Political Consumerism—Global Responsibility in Action. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 381. (Winner of Comparative Politics Book Prize at the CPSA)


Yosef Bhatti, Kasper M. Hansen, Elin Naurin, Dietlind Stolle and Hanna Wass, 2019. “Can You Deliver a Baby and Vote? The Effect of the First Stages of Parenthood on Voter Turnout,” Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties 29(1): 61-81.

Dietlind Stolle, Allison Harell and Stuart Soroka. 2017. “Religious Symbols, Multiculturalism and Policy Attitudes,” Canadian Journal of Political Science 49(2), 335-358 (Nominated for the 2017 John McMenemy Prize at CPSA).

Chenjie Xia, Dietlind Stolle, Elisabeth Gidengil and Lesley Fellows. 2015. “Lateral Orbitofrontal Cortex Links Social Impressions to Political Choices,” The Journal of Neuroscience 35(22): 8507-14.





Research Methods in Political Science

Polical Participation in Comparative Perspective

Social Change in Advanced Industrialzied Democracies

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