I am professor of Political Science at the University of Mainz.
My main research interests are the comparative analysis of micro data and comparative political sociology,elections and electoral behaviour, Extreme Right / Radical Right / Populist Right parties in Europe, German Politics, and Research Methods and the Sociology of Knowledge.
- Media: I regularly comment on German and European parties and their voters, and on political extremism
- Research Methods: I have been teaching methods, statistics and software in academic settings since 1996 and offer consultancy and in-house seminars
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From the blog
How it started It’s no secret that Mainz is a carnival hot spot. Shrove Monday, the day of the biggest parade and the most frantic celebrations, is a de facto public holiday in the city. But the de facto bit is important here: the city can’t make it a proper holiday, yet nobody who can…
von Christina Dongowski
In den deutschsprachigen Feuilletons wird alle paar Jahre neu verhandelt, wie inakzeptabel es ist, sich mehr oder weniger affirmativ zu Nazi-Ästhetik, ihren Vertreter:innen und ihrem xten Aufguss zu verhalten. 2020 waren es die Juden-Witzchen von Lisa Eckart, ein im Retro…
The most surprising political development of the 21st century was that Donald Trump became president of the United States. The least surpris…