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Sven‐Oliver Proksch is Professor of Political Science and Chair for European and Multilevel Politics at the Cologne Center for Comparative Politics at the University of Cologne. Prior to Cologne, he was Associate Professor of Political Science at McGill University in Montreal. He received his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of California in Los Angeles and held a postdoctoral research fellow position at the University of Mannheim. His research interests include political representation, democratic political institutions, party politics, parliamentary debates, political text analysis, and European politics. Sven-Oliver Proksch is the co-recipient of the 2012 Gosnell Prize for Excellence in Political Methodology. His book The Politics of Parliamentary Debate: Parties, Rebels, and Representation (with Jonathan B. Slapin) has been published with Cambridge University Press and is the 2016 winner of the Richard Fenno award for best book in legislative studies as well as 2016 co-winner of the Leon Epstein award for best book on political organizations and parties. He is recipient of a Consolidator Grant from the European Research Council for his project "Democracy without Majorities: Political Representation under Minority Rule".