Activities

Service

Research Visits

  • Research visit to University of Mannheim, 28 June-31 July 2016
  • Research visit to the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS), New York University, New York, USA (Fall Term). Academic host: Prof. Rebecca Morton

Conferences

Convenor/Chair

  • Section Chair at the ECPR General Conference, 26-28 August 2020 in Innsbruck (Section Advances in Analytical Politics and Public Choice) 
  • Academic convenor of the conference “Advances in the Empirical and Theoretical Study of Parliaments” sponsored by the ECPR Standing Group on Parliaments and the University of Konstanz, 26-28 September 2019, University of Konstanz.
  • Academic convenor of the conference “Analyzing Strategic Interactions in Political Decision-making” sponsored by the ECPR Standing Group on Analytical Politics and Public Choice, 09-11 May 2019, CIES-IUL, Lisbon.
  • Section Chair at the ECPR General Conference, 22-25 August 2018 in Hamburg (Section Advances in Analytical Politics and Public Choice) 
  • Academic convenor of the conference  “Finding Thetas in Europe – Conference on Applied Bayesian Statistics and MCMC Methods in the Social Sciences”, 08-09 April 2010, University of Mannheim, Germany..

Paper presentations

  • 2020 Swiss Political Science Association (SPSA), 
  • 2019 European Political Science Association (EPSA), Biannual Conference of the ECPR Standing Group on Parliaments, Analyzing Strategic Interactions in Political Decision-Making (ECPR Standing Group Analytical  Politics and Public Choice), Advances in the Empirical Study of Legislatures (ECPR Standing Group on Parliaments). 
  • 2018 European Political Science Association (EPSA), European Consortium of Political Research (ECPR).
  • 2017 Biannual Conference of the ECPR Standing Group on Parliaments. 
  • 2016 Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA), Inaugural Conference of the Nottingham Interdisciplinary Center for Economic and Political Research (NICEP), European Political Science Association (EPSA).
  • 2015 European Political Science Association (EPSA). 
  • 2013 American political Science Association (APSA), European Political Science Association (EPSA).
  • 2012 Sixth Pan-European Conference on EU Politics (Tampere, Finland).
  • 2011 American Political Science Association (APSA), European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR).

Other conference appearances

  • Party Competition in European Multi-Level Systems, 23.-25. November 2017, MZES – University of Mannheim, Germany. Discussant.
  • The George Tsebelis Conference: ‘Reform processes and policy change: How do veto players determine decision-making in modern democracies’. University of Mannheim, Germany. Discussant.

Non-scholarly activities

  • 2009-2013 Conduction of Politics simulation courses on behalf of Eurosoc GmbH at Universities in Switzerland and Germany.
  • 2003-2007 Development and conduction of social skills courses for delinquent teenagers on behalf of the Council of Rhein-Neckar-Kreis, Germany.
  • 1998-2006 Member of the Pedagogical Council of Arbeiterwohlfahrt Rhein-Neckar. Activities: Development of pedagogical guidelines and courses for holiday camp staff, conduction of activities and seminars.
  • 1996-2006 Holiday camp staff for Arbeiterwohlfahrt Rhein-Neckar: Organization and conduction of holiday camps for teenagers and children.