Ronald Inglehart

Research Faculty


Research Professor, Center for Political Studies
Professor, Department of Political Science


Ph.D. 1967 University of Chicago (Political Science)


Ronald Inglehart’s Curriculum Vitae (CV)


Dr. Inglehart presented the lecture "The Rise of Trump and the Xenophobic Populist Parties" at the University of Tornoto Munk School of International Affairs on September 14, 2018.



Institute for Social Research (ISR), University of Michigan
Room 4255, 426 Thompson Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104–2321, United States

Phone: 734–936–1767
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Ronald F. Inglehart holds honorary doctorates from Uppsala University, Sweden, the Free University of Brussels, Belgium, and the University of Lueneburg, Germany. Author of more than 300 publications, Inglehart helped found the Euro-Barometer surveys and is founding president of the World Values Survey Association, which has surveyed representative national samples of the publics of 105 countries containing over 90 percent of the world’s population. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. In 2011, he won the Johan Skytte prize in Political Science,often considered the highest prize awarded in the field of political science.

Selected publications. Please also see Ronald Inglehart’s Curriculum Vitae (CV)...

Inglehart, Ronald. Cultural Evolution People's Motivations Are Changing, and Reshaping the World. Cambridge University Press, 2018.


Inglehart, Ronald, and Pippa Norris. "Trump and the Populist Authoritarian Parties: The Silent Revolution in Reverse." Perspectives on Politics, vol. 15, no. 02, 2017, pp. 443–454., doi:10.1017/s1537592717000111.


Inglehart, Ronald. "The Age of Insecurity: Can Democracy Save Itself?" Foreign Affairs (May-June):29-36. 2018.


Norris, Pippa and Ronald Inglehart. Cultural Backlash: Trump, Brexit, and Authoritarianism Populism. Cambridge University Press, forthcoming, 2019.


Haerpfer, C., Bernhagen, P., Inglehart, R. F., & Welzel, C. (2009). Democratization. Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press. 2nd edition forthcoming, 2019.