David Marshall received his Ph.D. in Political Science from the London School of Economics in 2012. He is a visiting scholar at the University of Stuttgart, and has recently completed a Research Fellowship in Politics at the University of Aberdeen, on the Borderless Politics project. Prior to this he was a post doctoral researcher at the University of Salzburg (three years), on the INTEREURO project. His research interests include the study of the political representation of citizen and business interests, decision-making, research methods and comparative politics; with publications in several peer reviewed journals, including European Union Politics, the Journal of European Public Policy, and the Journal of Common Market Studies. David is also a member of the steering committee of the Oslo based Party and Interest group project PAIRDEM.