Jonas Lefevere is an Assistant Professor in Communications at the Brussels School of Governance. He is also a guest professor at the University of Leuven, and previously worked at the University of Amsterdam and University of Antwerp. He obtained his PhD in political science at the University of Antwerp.
His research tackles various topics in political communication, including communication effects on electoral behavior and the strategic behavior of political elites. He is currently a principal investigator on the Excellence of Science project RepResent (Representation & Democratic Resentment), where he investigates the role of issue preferences in democratic representation. Since 2018, he is vice-convenor of the ECPR Standing Group on Political Communication, which brings together over 200 scholars working in the field of political communication. At the Brussels School of Governance, he teaches advanced methods courses as well as the BA Thesis in the Global Communication programme.