Guest lecture of professor Holly Ann Garnett, PhD


Alma Mater is organizing a series of lectures on democracy with Fordham University in New York. On Wednesday, November 3, 2021, Holly Ann Garnett (Director of the Electoral Integrity Project, associate professor of Political Science at the Royal Military Academy in Kingston, Canada, Queen’s University in Canada and the University of East Anglia in the UK) delivered a lecture on the ranking of countries and elections and the scale of election integrity; studies that have been published by the Electoral Integrity Project for the past five years. The online lecture was attended by doctoral students from Fordham University and Alma Mater Europaea.

The Electoral Integrity Project is a joint project of Harvard and Sydney universities, quantitatively assessing the integrity of elections and providing measurable criteria. It explores what makes elections (un)successful and how we can improve them. The founding leader of the project is Professor Pippa Norris from Harvard University. As part of the project, the research team published a series of books and organized numerous events around the world