Educational Background and Academic Positions


10/2016-present       LMU Munich

Assistant Professor at the Geschwister Scholl Institute of Political Science

 

10/2012-7/2016       

PhD Candidate in Political Science (major) and Statistics (minor)

Thesis: A Party-Varying Model of Issue Voting: A Cross-National Study
Advisors: Prof. Dr. Paul W. Thurner, Prof. Dr. Gerhard Tutz
PhD Program: Statistics: Theory & Methods of Empirical Modelling
Degree: Dr. rer. pol.

Shortlisted for the Jean Blondel PhD Prize

Study Grant by German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes)

 

10/2011-9/2016

Research and Teaching Assistant at the Geschwister Scholl Institute of Political Science

 

10/2006-7/2011

Studies in Political Science (major), Statistics and Sociology (minors)

Degree: M.A.

 

1/2010-9/2011

Student Research Assistant at the Geschwister Scholl Institute of Political Science

 

8/2008-7/2009

Universidad de Malaga, Spain
Visiting Student

 

 

7/2007-12/2009

Student Assistant at the Student Record Office

 

1997-2006

Gymnasium der Ursulinen-Schulstiftung, Straubing
German Abitur


Visiting Positions


9-10/2017        

School of Politics and International Relations, University of Nottingham, UK

Visiting Fellow

 

 3-4/2016

Department of Economics, Universidad de Malaga, Spain

Visiting Fellow and Lecturer

 


Methods Training


2012-2014

Department of Political Science and Department of Statistics, LMU Munich
Interdisciplinary Seminar on Voting Behavior (Helmut Küchenhoff, Paul W. Thurner)


2012

ECPR Summer School in Methods and Techniques, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Introduction to Bayesian Analysis (Susumu Shikano, University of Konstanz)
Content Analysis (Aude Bicquelet, London School of Economics)


2012

GESIS Spring Seminar: Causality, Structural Equation Modeling with AMOS and Mplus, Cologne
Causal Inference in the Social Sciences (Ben Jann, University of Bern)


2012

ECPR Winter School in Methods and Techniques, Vienna
Mathematics for the Social Sciences (Jeff Gill, Washington University in St. Louis)


2011

GESIS, Mannheim
Meet the Data: Bundes- und Landtagswahlen bei GESIS [German Parliamentary and
State Elections]


2011

Department of Communication Studies and Media Research, LMU Munich
(Thomas Hanitzsch)
Schätzung linearer Strukturgleichungsmodelle und Mehrebenenmodelle mit Mplus

[Structural Equation Modeling; Multilevel Modeling] (Jens Vogelgesang, Michael Scharkow,
University of Hohenheim)