I am a junior professor for Empirical-Analytical Participation Research, working at the Institute of Political Science at the Heidelberg University. I am also a guest researcher at the Center for Civil Society Research at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center.
Research interests: political participation, party competition, social movements, civil society, cleavages, comparative politics, Western Europe, Central and Eastern Europe, research methods.
Previously I worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the Freie Universität Berlin, and at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center. I received my PhD in December 2018 from the European University Institute. Before that I studied political science at the Central European University with a focus on electoral politics. You can find my more detailed cv here.
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recent news [full archive]
|Feb 01, 2024
|Our new working paper “Cultural Backlash? Trends in Opinion Polarisation between Educational Groups in Five European Countries” co-authored with Stephan Dochow-Sondershaus and Céline Teney is now available online on SocArXiv.
|Jan 25, 2024
|I am happy to share that I will be joining the University of Heidelberg as Junior Professor for Empirical-Analytical Participation Research from February onwards.
|Dec 06, 2023
|We published a replication report on Manekin and Mitts (2022) together with Jan Fabian Dollbaum (University College Dublin, European University Institute) and Jan Matti Dollbaum (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München). The report is available on this link.
- WEPCleavage politics, polarisation and participation in Western EuropeWest European Politics, 2023
- PolBehDifferentiation in Protest Politics - Participation by Political Insiders and OutsidersPolitical Behavior, 2023
- ECEUA Typology of Postcommunist Successor Parties in Central and Eastern Europe and an Explanatory Framework for Their (Non-)SuccessEast Central Europe, 2022
- Oxford HBBridging Electoral and Nonelectoral Political ParticipationIn The Oxford Handbook of Political Participation , 2022