Welcome to my website!
I am currently Professor of Empirical Political Science at the University of Bamberg and will take up a new position as Professor of Comparative Politics at the University of Hamburg in April 2015.

I previously worked as Juniorprofessor at the University of Konstanz and as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Nuffield College at the University of Oxford. I received my PhD from the University of Mannheim.

My research interests include comparative European politics, interest groups, political parties, coalition governments, representation and responsiveness as well as quantitative text analysis. Please find further information about myself and my research on this website.

Two Open Positions
I am currently seeking to hire a Postdoctoral Research Fellow and a Doctoral Researcher for my new Chair of Comparative Politics at the University of Hamburg. The job announcements can be found here:

Postdoctoral Research Fellow (German / English)
PhD Position (German / English)
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