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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Das Handelsblatt berichtet ausführlich über den Eklat beim Bundesparteitag 2020 der AfD. Dazu gibt es Einschätzungen von Oskar Niedermayer und mir [contentcards url="https://www.handelsblatt.com/politik/deutschland/afd-parteitag-heftiger-afd-richtungsstreit-nach-meuthens-brandrede/26669450.html?ticket=ST-3918884-SOJKSFKdPQdqSFuvJApN-ap5" target="_blank"]
Why yes, of course nothing says memefy just like a series of online lectures that everybody wants to fast-forward. And I have the tweets to prove it. So I'm teaching a mandatory stats/methods class (always popular). Online. Following the advice from my own kids, I have memified the outline. For your own syllabus needs, here…