Positions

LMU Munich                                                                                     since 10/2016

  • Assistant Professor (Postdoctoral Researcher and Lecturer)
  • Department of Political Science

Harvard University                                                                                  1-4/2019

  • Visiting Researcher
  • Department of Government

University of Nottingham                                                                   9-10/2017

  • Visiting Researcher
  • School of Politics and International Relations

Universidad de Málaga                                                                           3-4/2016

  • Visiting Researcher and Lecturer
  • Department of Economics

LMU Munich                                                                                  10/2011-9/2016

  • Doctoral Researcher and Lecturer
  • Department of Political Science

Education

LMU Munich                                                                                    10/2012-7/2016

  • Dr. rer. pol. (PhD) in Political Science and Statistics (summa cum laude)
  • Title: A Party-Varying Model of Issue Voting: A Cross-National Study
  • Advisors: Paul W. Thurner (Political Science), Gerhard Tutz (Statistics)
  • PhD Program: Statistics: Theory & Methods of Empirical Modelling
  • PhD Study Grant: German National Academic Foundation
  • Nominated for the ECPR Jean Blondel PhD Prize

Universidad de Málaga                                                                  8/2008-7/2009

  • Visiting Student

LMU Munich                                                                                    10/2006-7/2011

  • M.A. in Political Science, Statistics and Sociology (very good)
  • Student Research Assistant, Department of Political Science    

 


Talks & Conferences

Invited Talks and Workshops

  • Workshop “Recent Developments of Spatial Models of Party Competition”, Mannheim, 7/2019
  • Workshop “Bringing Politics into the Study of the European Union”, LMU Munich, 11/2018
  • Colloquium Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (MZES), 9/2018
  • Workshop “New Developments in Spatial Models of Party Competition”, Konstanz, 7/2017
  • Economics Department, Universidad de Málaga, 4/2016

Conference Presentations

  • Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Washington, 8/2019
  • General Conference of the European Consortium for Political Research, Hamburg, 8/2018
  • Annual Conference of the European Political Science Association, Vienna, 6/2018
  • Elections, Public Opinion and Parties, specialist group, Nottingham, 9/2017
  • Annual Conference of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, 4/2017
  • Annual Conference of the European Political Science Association, Vienna, 6/2015
  • Annual Conference of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, 4/2015
  • Annual Conference of the Department of Statistics, LMU Munich, 7/2014
  • Annual Conference of the European Political Science Association, Edinburgh, 6/2014
  • Annual Conference of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, 4/2014
  • Annual Conference of the European Political Science Association, Barcelona, 6/2013
  • Annual Conference of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, 4/2013
  • ECPR Joint Sessions of Workshops, Mainz, 3/2013
  • Annual Conference of the Department of Statistics, LMU Munich, 7/2012

Professional Service

Referee: Electoral Studies, Political Science Research and Methods, European Journal of

Political Research, European Political Science Review [Publons]


Department and Faculty Service:
Deputy Women's Representative of the Faculty of Social Sciences, LMU Munich, 10/2016–12/2018

  • Member of the Departmental Council of the Political Science Department
  • Member of an Professorship Appointment Committee
  • Networking Meetings Organization: Events Series on Gender Equality “BETTER TOGETHER”

Training

  • A Primer to Web Scraping and Text Mining with R (Simon Munzert),                                                                                                             LMU Munich, Department of Political Science, 2018
  • Interdisciplinary Seminar on Voting Behavior (Helmut Küchenhoff, Paul W. Thurner),                                                                              LMU Munich, Department of Political Science and Department of Statistics, 2012–2014
  • Introduction to Bayesian Analysis (Susumu Shikano), Content Analysis (Aude Bicquelet),                                                                        ECPR Summer School in Methods and Techniques, Ljubljana, 2012
  • Causal Inference in the Social Sciences (Ben Jann),                                                                                                                                          GESIS Spring Seminar: Causality, Structural Equation Modeling with AMOS and Mplus, Cologne, 2012
  • Mathematics for the Social Sciences (Jeff Gill),                                                                                                                                                 ECPR Winter School in Methods and Techniques, Vienna, 2012
  • Program PROFiL (Professional in Teaching),                                                                                                                                              Training Center LMU Munich, 2012
  • Structural Equation and Multilevel Modeling Using Mplus (Jens Vogelgesang, Michael Scharkow),                                                          LMU Munich, Department of Communication Studies and Media Research, 2011

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Political Science Association, Midwest Political Science Association,

European Political Science Association, European Consortium for Political Research,

The Society for Political Methodology, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Wahlforschung,

Deutsche Vereinigung für Politikwissenschaft

Skills

Software: R, STATA, LIMDEP/NLOGIT, WinBUGS, Mplus, Visual Basic, LATEX;

                  XHTML, JavaScript, CSS
Languages: German (native), English/Spanish (fluent), Portuguese/Italian (beginner)