Assistant Professor at the Chair of Comparative Political Science, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU Munich) (including the following parental leaves: 06/2014 - 07/2015 and 10/2016 - 04/2017)
Interim Professor at the Chair of Comparative Political Science, Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU Munich)
Habilitation Candidate at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU Munich)
Topic: Multi-level party politics
Members of the committee: Prof. Edgar Grande, Prof. Berthold Rittberger, Prof. Hermann Schmitt
Project Leader (together with Prof. Dr. Edgar Grande), DFG Project: European Elections and Political Conflict Structuring. A Comparative Analysis
External Fellow, Mannheimer Zentrum für Europäische Sozialforschung (MZES)
Responsible for the Euromanifestos Study together with Prof. Dr. Hermann Schmitt and for the project EUENGAGE (funded by the European Commission): Bridging the gap between public opinion and European leadership: Engaging a dialogue on the future path of Europe (Horizon 2020)
Universität Stuttgart, Germany (German-French Graduate School)
PhD in Political Science, (Political Trust in New European Democracies; Supervisors: Prof. Dr. W. Gabriel & Prof. Dr. Sigrid Roßteutscher)
Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Germany
Master (Magister Artium) in Sociology and Romance Studies (French Linguistics and Spanish Literature)
Universidad de La Laguna, Spain
Service to the Profession
|Deputy Gender Equality Officer Faculty of Social Sciences, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU Munich) (since 11/2018)|
|Elected Member (Representative of the Academic Mid-level Faculty) of the Faculty Council of the Social Science Faculty, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU Munich) (2012-2014)|
Comparative Politics, Journal of European Integration, European, Politics and Society, European Journal of Political Research, European Political Science Review, European Union Politics, German Journal for Comparative Political Research (Zeitschrift für Vergleichende Politikwissenschaft), International Political Science Review, Journal of Common Market Studies, Journal of European Public Policy, mda (methods, data, analysis), Party Politics, Political Communication, Politics and Governance, Social Movement Studies, West European Politics, Regional & Federal Studies
German Political Science Association (GPSA) /
Deutsche Vereinigung für Politikwissenschaft (DVPW)
For more information see my CV.
New publication together with Tobias Schwarzbözl in JEPP: Put in the spotlight or largely ignored? Emphasis on the Spitzenkandidaten by political parties in their online campaigns for European Elections.
Workshop: Bringing Politics into the study of the European Union" organized by Daniela Braun & Martin Gross at GSI, Munich, 15th & 16th of November.
Paper accepted in EJPR: How do parties respond to the crisis?
New publication together with Hermann Schmitt in Party Politics: Different emphases, same positions? The election manifestos of political parties in the EU multilevel electoral system compared.