Curriculum Vitae
Martin El
11th May 2019
Current position
Since 02/2015
Professor of Political Sociology, Department of Social and Political Sciences,
Zeppelin University, Friedrichshafen
Professional career
09/2012–01/2015
Akademischer Rat” (reader), Department of Political and Administrative
Science, University of Konstanz
09/2009–08/2012
DAAD Lecturer in German and European Politics, Department of Government,
University of Essex
04/2004–08/2009
“Wissenschaftlicher Assistent” (lecturer/assistant professor), Chair for Political
Science and International Social Research, Department of Social Sciences,
University of Mannheim
09/2000–03/2004
“Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter” (lecturer/researcher), Chair for Political
Science and International Social Research, Department of Social Sciences,
University of Mannheim
01/1998–06/2000
“Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter” (researcher), Mannheim Centre for European
Social Research (MZES), research project “Political Interest, Involvement and
Aect” (directed by Prof Jan van Deth)
Education
12/2014 Habiltation, venia legendi in Political Science, University of Konstanz
03/2004 Dr. rer. soc. in Political Science, University of Mannheim
03/1996 M.A. in Political Science, University of Hamburg
10/1989–09/1996
Undergraduate/graduate studies in Political Science, History, and Philosophy
at the Universität Hamburg
Honours and Grants
02/2013
ZIF-MC Fellowship, funded by EU and Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, ca
5000 EUR/year
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08/2009
Travel grant of the German Science Foundation for the participation at the
MPSA Annual National Conference, Chicago.
02/2005
Prize of the Lorenz von Stein Society for an excellent doctoral thesis completed
in 2004, 2000 EUR
08/1999
Travel grant of the German Science Foundation for the participation at the
ICPSR Summer Program, University of Michigan.
03/1997–12/1997 Post-graduate fellowship of the Land Baden-Württemberg
Contribution to university self-governance
From 04/2019
Speaker of the Research Cluster on Computational Social Science at Zeppelin
University, Friedrichshafen
05/2018–02/2019
Member of the selection committee for the Professor of Global Governance,
Department of Politial and Social Sciences at Zeppelin University, Friedrich-
shafen
07/2017–12/2018
Head of the selection committee for the Professor of Sociology with focus on
the Analysis of Social Structure, Department of Politial and Social Sciences at
Zeppelin University, Friedrichshafen
02/2017–05/2018
Head of the selection committee for the Professor of Comparative Politics with
focus on European Institutions, Department of Politial and Social Sciences at
Zeppelin University, Friedrichshafen
09/2016–02/2017
Member of the selection committee for the Professor of International Relations,
Department of Politial and Social Sciences at Zeppelin University, Friedrich-
shafen
From 02/2016
Elected member of the Academic Senate of Zeppelin University, Friedrichshafen
From 02/2016
Elected member of the Research Council (senate committee on research) of
Zeppelin University, Friedrichshafen
10/2004–08/2009
Representative of the non-professorial academic sta in the Faculty Council,
Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Mannheim
Roles in professional associations
From 05/2018 Sprecher
(as one of three) of the Working Group “Wahlen und politische
Einstellungen” (Elections and Political Attitudes) of the DVPW (
Deutsche
Vereinigung für Politikwissenschaft
– German Association for Political Science)
From 05/2019 Sprecher
of the Section on Political Sociology of the DVPW (
Deutsche Vereini-
gung für Politikwissenschaft – German Association for Political Science)
04/2007–05/2019
Member of the Präsidium (board) of the
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Wahlforschung
(German Society for Electoral Studies)
Membership in professional associations
American Political Science Association
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Political Methodology Section
Comparative Politics Section
European Politics and Society Section
Elections, Public Opinion and Voting Behavior Section
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Wahlforschung (German Society for Electoral Studies)
Deutsche Vereinigung für Politische Wissenschaft (German Political Science Association)
Arbeitskreis “Empirische Methoden der Politikwissenschaft” (Workgroup on Empirical Methods of
Political Science)
Arbeitskreis “Wahlen und Politische Einstellungen” (Workgroup on Electoral Behavior and Political
Attitudes)
EPOP – Elections, Public Opinion and Parties Specialist Group of the Political Studies Association
International Association for the Study of German Politics
Midwest Political Science Association
Contributions to the profession
Reviewer for jourals
Acta Politica (2009, 2010, 2012)
American Journal of Political Science (2009)
American Journal of Sociology (2010)
American Political Science Review (2014, 2018, 2019)
American Politics Research (2011)
British Journal of Political Science (2008, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)
Comparative European Politics (2018)
Comparative Political Studies (2010, 2018)
Comparative Politics (2016)
Electoral Studies (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2018)
European Journal of Political Research (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2018, 2019)
European Societies (2010, 2011)
European Sociological Review (2017)
European Union Politics (2011, 2012, 2014, 2017)
German Politics (2011, 2012, 2013, 2016)
International Journal for Social Research Methodology (2012)
Japanese Journal of Political Science (2015)
Journal of Common Market Studies (2013)
Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties (2015, 2019)
Journal of Politics (2008)
Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie (2007)
Legislative Studies Quarterly (2008)
Party Politics (2008, 2010, 2014, 2015, 2017)
Political Analysis (2016, 2018)
Political Behavior (2013, 2014, 2017)
Political Research Quarterly (2011, 2012)
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Political Science Research and Methods (2013, 2014, 2017, 2018)
Political Studies (2010, 2015)
Politische Psychologie (2016)
Politische Vierteljahresschrift (2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2016, 2017)
Public Choice (2017, 2018)
Research and Politics (2015)
Scandinavian Political Studies (2018)
Sociological Methods and Research (2014, 2019)
Social Science Research (2011, 2012)
Survey Research Methods (2016)
Swiss Political Science Review (2017)
West European Politics (2012, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)
Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft (2014)
Zeitschrift für Vergleichende Politikwissenschaft (2018)
Reviewer for publishers
Sage Publishers (2018)
Palgrave MacMillan (2016)
Reviewer for providers of funding
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (2016)
National Science Foundation (2013)
Schweizer Nationalfonds (2004, 2017, 2018, 2019)
UK Economic and Social Research Council (2011)
Reviewer of academic programmes of study
BA study programmes “Europäische Studien” and “Sozialwissenschaften”; MA. study
programmes “Europäisches Regieren: Markt – Macht – Gemeinschaft” and “Soziologie:
Dynamiken gesellschaftlichen Wandels”, University of Osnabrück (Coordination: AQAS
e.V., Cologne)
Organisation of Conferences and Meetings
Meeting organizer, Arbeitskreis “Wahlen und Politische Einstellungen” (Workgroup on
Electoral Behavior and Political Attitudes), 8–9 Mai 2019, University of Mannheim,
Germany
Member of the Scientic Committee, 5th DAGStat Conference 2019, 18–22 March 2019,
Ludwig-Maximilian University Munich, Munich, Germany.
Topic Organiser “Causal Inference, 5th DAGStat Conference 2019, 18–22 March 2019,
Ludwig-Maximilian University Munich, Munich, Germany.
Publications
Peer Reviewed Journal Articles
El, Martin, Marlin Schaeer, Jan Paul Heisig, and Susumu Shikano. 2019. “Multilevel Analysis with
Few Clusters: Improving Likelihood-based Methods to Provide Unbiased Estimates and Accurate
Inference, accepted for British Journal of Political Science.
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El, Martin and Sebastian Ziaja. 2018. “Method Factors in Democracy Indicators”.
Politics and
Governance 6(1): 92-104.
El, Martin and Sigrid Roßteutscher. 2017. “Stability or Decline? Class, Religion and the Vote in
Germany”. German Politics 26(1):12-34.
El, Martin. 2013. A Dynamic State-Space Model of Coded Political Texts.
Political Analysis
21(2):
217–232.
Van der Meer, Tom, Rozemarijn Lubbe, Erika van Elsas, Martin El, and Wouter van der Brug. 2012.
“Bounded Volatility in the Dutch Electoral Battleeld: A Panel Study on Changing Vote Intentions
in a Changing Party System, the Netherlands 2006–2010”. Acta Politica 47(4): 333-355.
El, Martin and Sigrid Roßteutscher. 2011. “Stability or Decline? Class, Religion and the Vote in
Germany”. German Politics 20(1): 111-131.
El, Martin. 2009. “Social Divisions, Party Positions, and Electoral Behaviour”.
Electoral Studies
28(2):
297–308.
El, Martin, Thomas Gschwend, and Ron Johnston. 2008. “Ignoramus, Ignorabimus? On Uncertainty
in Ecological Inference. Political Analysis 16(1): 70–92.
El, Martin. 2007. “Social Structure and Electoral Behavior in Comparative Perspective: The Decline
of Social Cleavages in Western Europe Revisited.Perspectives on Politics 5(2): 277–294.
Van Deth, Jan W., and Martin El. 2004. “Politicisation, Economic Development, and Political Interest
in Europe. European Journal of Political Research 43(3): 477-508.
Book
El, Martin. 2006.
Politische Ideologien, soziale Konikte und Wahlverhalten: Die Bedeutung politischer
Angebote der Parteien für den Zusammenhang zwischen sozialen Merkmalen und Parteipräferenzen
in zehn westeuropäischen Demokratien. Baden-Baden: Nomos.
Book Contributions
El, Martin and Nadine Meidert. 2019 (forthcoming). “Soziale Identikation vs. running tally: Der
Einuss des politischen Kontextes der Bundesländer auf die Ausformung einer Parteineigung.To
appear in: Evelyn Bytzek, Heiko Giebler, and Markus Steinbrecher (eds.):
Identität, Identikation,
Ideologie. Wiesbaden: Springer VS.
El, Martin. 2019. “Die Messung politischen Wissens im internationalen Vergleich: Probleme der
internen Konsistenz und systemübergreifenden Äquivalenz”. P. 71–93 in: Bettina Westle und
Markus Tausenpfund (eds.): Politisches Wissen. Wiesbaden: Springer VS.
El, Martin. 2018. “Die Rekonstruktion der relativen Einkommensentwicklung sozialer Gruppen auf der
Grundlage von gruppierten Einkommensangaben”. P. 289–307 in: Pascal Siegers, Sonja Schulz und
Oshrat Hochman (eds.):
Die deutsche Gesellschaft im Spiegel der Allgemeinen Bevölkerungsumfrage
Sozialwissenschaften (ALLBUS). Heidelberg and Berlin: Springer International.
El, Martin. 2016. “Ideology and Electoral Choice. P. 136–145 in: Justin Fisher, Edward Fieldhouse,
Mark Franklin, Rachel Gibson, Marta Cantijoch and Christopher Wlezien (eds.):
Handbook of
Voting Behaviour and Public Opinion. London: Routledge.
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El, Martin and Sigrid Roßteutscher. 2017. “Religion”. P. 199–219 in: Kai Arzheimer, Jocelyn Evans,
and Michael S. Lewis-Beck (eds.): The SAGE Handbook of Electoral Behaviour. London: Sage.
El, Martin and Sigrid Roßteutscher. 2016. "Parteiwahl und Nichtwahl: Zur Rolle sozialer
Koniktlinien". P. 45-69 in: Harald Schoen and Bernhard Weßels (eds.):
Wahlen und Wähler:
Analysen aus Anlass der Bundestagswahl von 2009. Wiesbaden: Springer VS.
El, Martin. 2014. “Estimation Techniques: OLS and MLE”. P. 7-30 in: Henning Best and Christoph
Wolf (ed.): Regression Analysis and Causal Inference. London: Sage.
El, Martin. 2013. “Social Divisions and Political Choices in Germany, 1980-2006”. P. 277-308 in:
Georey Evans and Nan Dirk de Graaf (ed.):
Political Choice Matters: Explaining the Strength of
Class and Religious Cleavages in Cross-National Perspective. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
El, Martin, and Spyros Kosmidis. 2013. “Umfragen, Wählererwartungen und strategisches Wählen:
Ein deutsch-britischer Vergleich”. P. 533–552 in: Bernhard Weßels, Oscar W. Gabriel and Harald
Schoen (ed.):
Wahlen und Wähler: Analysen aus Anlass der Bundestagswahl von 2009
. VS Verlag
für Sozialwissenschaften.
Van der Meer, Tom, Rozemarijn Lubbe, Erika van Elsas, Martin El and Wouter van der Brug. 2012.
“Los zand of geemancipeerde burgers? Bewegingen op de Nederlandse kiezersmarkt 2006-2010”.
P. 211-228 in: A.E. Bronner et al. (ed.):
Ontwikkelingen in het marktonderzoek: Jaarboek Markt
Onderzoek Associatie, Band 37. Haarlem: Spaar&Hout.
El, Martin. 2012. “Germany”. P. 51–72 in: Takashi Inoguchi and Jean Blondel (ed.):
Political Parties
and Democracy: Contemporary Western Europea and Asia
. Houndmills, Basingstoke: Palgrave
MacMillan.
El, Martin and Sigrid Roßteutscher. 2009. “Soziale Koniktlinien und Wählerverhalten”. P. 307–327
in: Oscar W. Gabriel, Bernhard Weßels and Jürgen Falter (ed.):
Wahlen und Wähler. Analysen aus
Anlass der Bundestagswahl 2005. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften.
El, Martin. 2009. Auswertungsprobleme mit den Daten des Comparative Manifestos Project”. P. 310–
330 in: Joachim Behnke, Natalie Behnke, and Kai-Uwe Schnapp (ed.):
Datenwelten: Datenerhebung
und Datenbestände in der Politikwissenschaft. Baden-Baden: Nomos.
El, Martin. 2006. “Nichtparametrische und semiparametrische Regressionsverfahren”. P. 217–
226 in: Joachim Behnke, Thomas Gschwend, Delia Schindler, and Kai-Uwe Schnapp (ed.):
Methoden der Politikwissenschaft: Neuere qualitative und quantitative Analyseverfahren
. Baden-
Baden: Nomos.
El, Martin. 2005. “Wertorientierungen und Parteipräferenz”. P. 309–338 in: Jürgen W. Falter, Oscar W.
Gabriel, and Bernhard Weßels (ed.):
Wahlen und Wähler: Analysen aus Anlass der Bundestagswahl
2002. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften.
El, Martin. 2002. “Parteiensystem, Sozialstruktur und Wahlabsicht”. P. 279–313 in: Frank Brett-
schneider, Jan W. van Deth, and Edeltraud Roller (ed.):
Das Ende der politisierten Sozialstruktur?
Opladen: Leske + Budrich.
El, Martin. 2000. “Neue Mitte oder alte Lager? Welche Rolle spielen sozioökonomische Koniktlinien
für das Wahlergebnis von 1998?”. P. 67–92 in: Jan W. van Deth, Hans Rattinger and Edeltraud
Roller (ed.):
Die Republik auf dem Weg zur Normalität? Wahlverhalten und politische Einstellungen
nach acht Jahren Einheit. Opladen: Leske + Budrich.
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Book Reviews
El, Martin. 2011. “Wolf, Christof, und Henning Best (Hrsg.): Handbuch der sozialwissenschaftlichen
Datenanalyse. Politische Vierteljahresschrift 52(3): 571–574.
Abendschön, Simone und Martin El. 2006. Alan Zuckerman (Hg.): The Social Logic of Politics.
Personal Networks as Contexts for Political Behavior.
Politische Vierteljahresschrift
47(2): 333–
334.
Research Reports
Van Deth, Jan W., and Martin El. 2001. “Politicisation and Political Interest in Europe: A Multi-
level Approach”.
MZES Working Paper
36. Mannheim: Mannheimer Zentrum für Europäische
Sozialforschung.
Van Deth, Jan W., and Martin El. 2000. “Political Involvement and Apathy in Europe 1973–1998”.
MZES Working Paper 33. Mannheim: Mannheimer Zentrum für Europäische Sozialforschung.
Software
El, Martin. 2010–2017. “mclogit: Mixed Conditional Logit”, The Comprehensive R Archive Network,
http://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/mclogit
El, Martin. 2010–2016. “munfold: Metric Unfolding”, The Comprehensive R Archive Network,
http://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/munfold
El, Martin. 2008–2019. “memisc: Tools for Management of Survey Data, Graphics, Programming,
Statistics, and Simulation”, The Comprehensive R Archive Network,
http://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/memisc
Presentations in General Academic Conferences
El, Martin. 2019. “Strategic Voting and Ticket-Splitting in Mixed Electoral Systems: A Finite-Mixture
Approach Applied to the Case of Germany”, 5th DAGStat Conference 2019, 18–22 March 2019,
Ludwig-Maximilian University Munich, Munich, Germany.
El, Martin und Sigrid Roßteutscher. 2019. “From De-alignment to Re-alignment? The Transformation
of Social Cleavages in Germany”, 3-Ländertagung der DVPW, der ÖGPW und der SVPW, 14–16
February, ETH Zurich.
El, Martin. 2019. “Strategic Voting and Ticket-Splitting in Mixed Electoral Systems: A Finite-Mixture
Approach Applied to the Case of Germany”, 3-Ländertagung der DVPW, der ÖGPW und der
SVPW, 14–1. February, ETH Zurich.
El, Martin und Sebastian Ziaja. 2018. “Measuring Democracy and Autocracy: Detecting the Nature of
Source Eects and Improving Aggregated Indices”, European Political Science Association 8th
ECPR General Conference, 23–25 August 2018, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany.
El, Martin. 2018. “Strategic Voting and Ticket-Splitting in Mixed Electoral Systems: A Finite-Mixture
Approach Applied to the Case of Germany”, ECPR General Conference, 23–25 August 2018,
University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany.
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El, Martin. 2018. “Strategic Voting and Ticket-Splitting in Mixed Electoral Systems: A Finite-Mixture
Approach Applied to the Case of Germany”, European Political Science Association 8th Annual
Conference, 21–23 June 2018, Schloss Schönbrunn Apothekertrakt, Vienna, Austria.
El, Martin und Sebastian Ziaja. 2018. “Method Bias in Democracy Indicators”, European Political
Science Association 8th Annual Conference, 21–23 June 2018, Schloss Schönbrunn Apothekertrakt,
Vienna, Austria.
El, Martin. 2017. “Party Families Beyond Left and Right: Contrasting Conceptions of Party Ideology”,
European Political Science Association 7th Annual Conference, 22–24 June 2017, Palazzo delle
Stelline, Milan, Italy.
El, Martin. 2017. “How Should We Extract Parties’ Political Positions from their Manifestos? Problems
of Conventional Approaches and their Solution Based on a Dynamic Idealpoint Model”, European
Political Science Association 7th Annual Conference, 22–24 Junei 2017, Palazzo delle Stelline,
Milan, Italy.
El, Martin. 2016. “Challenges in Tracking Parties’ Positions in Multi-dimensional Policy Spaces
by Manifesto Data: A Dynamic Idealpoint Model and its Extensions”, 3-Länder-Tagung „Re-
gionalismus in einer entgrenzten Welt“ 29 September–1 October 2016, University of Heidelberg,
Heidelberg, Germany.
Breunig, Christian, Martin El und Samuel G. Workman. 2016. “The Dynamics of Policy Change,
European Political Science Association 6th Annual Conference, 23–25 June 2016, Square-Brussels
Meeting Centre, Brussels, Belgium.
El, Martin, Spyros Kosmidis und Andras Murr. 2016. “Campaign Dynamics and Mixed Incentives for
Strategic Voting: The Case of the UK Parliamentary Elections of 2010”, European Political Science
Association 6 th Annual Conference, 23–25 June 2016, Square-Brussels Meeting Centre, Brussels,
Belgium.
El, Martin und Susumu Shikano. 2016. “Must We All Become Bayesians Now? Improvements to
Frequentist Inference in Multilevel Analysis With a Small Number of Clusters”, 4th DAGStat
Conference (Deutsche Arbeitsgemeinschaft Statistik), 14–18 March 2016, Göttingen, Germany
El, Martin. 2016. Assessing and Explaining Strategic Voting with Survey Data: A Finite Mixture
Discrete Choice Model”, 4th DAGStat Conference (Deutsche Arbeitsgemeinschaft Statistik), 14–18
March 2016, Göttingen, Germany
El, Martin. 2015. “The Crisis of Social Democracy and the Political Demobilisation of the Working
Class in Germany” presented at the 5th Annual General Conference of the European Political
Science Association, 25–27 June 2015, Vienna, Austria.
Ziaja, Sebastian and Martin El. 2015. An Empirical Typology of Political Regimes” presented at the
5th Annual General Conference of the European Political Science Association, 25–27 June 2015,
Vienna, Austria.
El, Martin und Susumu Shikano. 2014 “Bias in ML Estimation of Multilevel Models: Check the Algebra
Before You Gamble in Monte Carlo” presented at the EPSA General Conference, 19–22 June 2014,
Edinburgh, UK.
El, Martin. 2014. “Social Divisions, Political Sophistication, and Political Equality in Comparative
Perspective” presented at the ECPR Joint Sessions of Workshops, 11–14 April 2014, Salamanca,
Spain.
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El, Martin. 2014. “Separating Tactical from Sincere Voting: A Finite-Mixture Discrete-Choice Model-
ling Approach to Disentangling Voting Calculi” presented at the Annual National Conference of
the Midwest Political Science Association, 3–6 April 2014, Palmer House Hilton, Chicago, USA.
El, Martin, Spyros Kosmidis, and Andreas Murr. 2013. “Information Flows, Expectation Formation,
and Tactical Voting” presented at the ECPR General Conference, 4–8 September 2013, Université
de Bordeaux, France.
El, Martin. 2013. “On the Distinctiveness of Party Families” presented at the Annual National
Conference of the Midwest Political Science Association, 11–14 April 2013, Palmer House Hilton,
Chicago, USA.
El, Martin. 2012. “Electoral Platforms, Political Positions and Their Evolution: A Spatial Model of
Coded Political Texts” presented at the Annual National Conference of the Midwest Political
Science Association, 12–15 April 2012, Palmer House Hilton, Chicago, USA.
El, Martin, Spyros Kosmidis, and Andreas Murr. 2011. A Dynamic Perspective on Tactical Voting:
The Case of the British General Election of 2010”, presented at the Annual National Conference of
the Midwest Political Science Association, 31 March–3 April 2011, Palmer House Hilton, Chicago,
USA.
El, Martin. 2010. “Disenchanted Workers, Selective Abstention and the Electoral Defeat of Social
Democracy in Germany”, presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science
Association, 2–5 September 2010, Washington, DC, USA.
El, Martin. 2009. “Political Knowledge in Comparative Perspective: The Problem of Cross-National
Equivalence of Measurement”, presented at the Annual National Conference of the Midwest
Political Science Association, 2–5 April 2009, Chicago, USA.
El, Martin, and Sigrid Roßteutscher. 2008. “Stability or Realignment? Class, Religion and the Vote in
Germany”, at the International Sociological Association 1st ISA Forum “Sociological Research
and Public Debate, 2–5 September 2008, Barcelona, Spain.
El, Martin. 2008. “Social Divisions, Political Sophistication, and Political Equality in Comparative
Perspective”, presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association,
28–31 August 2008, Boston, USA.
El, Martin. 2005. “Ideology, Social Cleavages and Voting Behaviour: Party Manifestos and Voter
Responses in European Countries in the Postwar Era”, presented at the ECPR General Conference,
8–10 September 2005, Corvinus Universität Budapest, Hungary.
El, Martin. 2002. An Integrated Perspective on Party Platforms and Electoral Choice”, presented at
the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, 29 August–1 September 2002,
Boston, USA.
El, Martin. 2002. An Orthodoxy Disrupted: Cleavage Voting in Western Europe, presented at the
Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, 29 August–1 September 2002,
Boston, USA.
El, Martin. 2001. “Cleavage Voting and Party Competition: Continuity and Change in Cleavage
Voting and the Impact of Programmatic Change of Parties”, presented at the ECPR 2001 General
Conference, 6–8 September 2001, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK.
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Presentations in Research Meetings
El, Martin. 2019. “Class Voting, Working Class Turnout and the Rise of Populism”, 4th International
ESS Conference, 15–17 April 2019, University of Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany.
El, Martin. 2019. “Party Families Beyond Left and Right: Contrasting Conceptions of Party Ideology”,
The Manifesto Project User Conference, 07–08 March 2019, WZB Berlin Social Science Center,
Berlin, Germany.
El, Martin. 2019. “Strategic Voting and Ticket-Splitting in Mixed Electoral Systems: A Finite-Mixture
Approach Applied to the Case of Germany”, Annual Conference of the Political Methodology
Group of the Political Studies Association, 11 January 2019, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK.
El, Martin and Sebastian Ziaja. 2018. “Method Bias in Democracy Indicators”, Annual Conference of
the Political Methodology Group of the Political Studies Association, 12 January 2018, University
of Essex, Colchester, UK.
El, Martin and Nadine Meidert. 2017. “Politischer vs. sozialer Kontext: Der Einuss der
Regierungszusammensetzung auf die Ausformung einer Parteineigung”, Annual Meeting of
the Research Group “Wahlen und politische Einstellungen” of the DVPW, 18–19 May 2017,
Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt, Germany.
El, Martin und Sebastian Ziaja. 2017. “Method Bias in Democracy Indicators”, Annual Meeting of the
Method Section of the DVPW, 12–13 May 2017, University of Mainz, Mainz, Germany.
El, Martin. 2017. “Konzeptualisierung und Messung politischen Wissens im internationalen Vergleich:
Probleme der Validität und der Äquivalenz”, Workshop “Politisches Wissen”, 16–17 March 2017,
Philipps-Universität Marburg, Marburg, Germany.
El, Martin. 2017. “How Should We Extract Parties’ Political Positions from their Manifestos? Problems
of Conventional Approaches and their Solution Based on a Dynamic Idealpoint Model”, Annual
Conference of the Political Methodology Group of the Political Studies Association, 13 January
2017, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.
El, Martin. 2016. “Die Rekonstruktion der relativen Einkommensentwicklung sozialer Gruppen auf
der Grundlage von klassierten Einkommensangaben”, ALLBUS Authors’ Meeting, 6–7 October
2016, GESIS Leibniz Institute for Social Sciences, Cologne, Germany.
El, Martin, Spyros Kosmidis und Andras Murr. 2016. “Campaign Dynamics and Mixed Incentives
for Strategic Voting: The Case of the UK Parliamentary Elections of 2010 and 2015”, EPOP
(Elections Public Opinion and Parties) Annual Conference, 9–12 September 2016, University of
Kent, Canterbury, UK
El, Martin, Jan Paul Heisig, Merlin Schaeer und Susumu Shikano. 2016. “Must We All Become
Bayesians Now? Improvements to Frequentist Inference in Multilevel Analysis with a Small
Number of Clusters”, First Annual Conference of the Political Methodology Group of the Political
Studies Association, 27 June 2016, University College London, London, UK.
El, Martin. 2016. Analyzing Strategic Voting with Survey Data: A Finite Mixture Discrete Choice
Model”, First Annual Conference of the Political Methodology Group of the Political Studies
Association, 27 June 2016, University College London, London, UK.
El, Martin. 2016. “Strategisches Wählen und Stimmen-Splitting in gemischten Wahlsystemen: Der
Finite-Mixture-Ansatz am Beispiel der Bundestagswahlen von 2009 und 2013”, Annual Meeting of
the Method Section of the DVPW, 10–11 June 2016 University of Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany.
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El, Martin. 2015. “Challenges in Tracking Parties’ Positions in Multi-dimensional Policy Spaces
by Manifesto Project data: A Dynamic Idealpoint Model and its Extensions” presented at the
Manifesto Project User Conference, 4–5 June 2015, WZB Berlin Social Science Center, Berlin,
Germany
El, Martin. 2015. “Strategisches Wählen und Stimmen-Splitting in gemischten Wahlsystemen: Der
Finite-Mixture Ansatz am Beispiel der deutschen Bundestagswahlen von 2009 und 2013.,Annual
meeting of the Research Group “Wahlen und politische Einstellungen” of the DVPW, 11.–12. June
2015, Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany.
Ziaja, Sebastian, and Martin El. 2015 “Eine empirische Typologie politischer Regimes”, Annual
Meeting of the Comparative Politics Section of the DVPW, 25–27 February 2015, GIGA-Institut,
Hamburg, Germany.
El, Martin. 2014. “Disentangling Tactical from Sincere Voting: A Finite-Mixture Discrete-Choice
Modelling Approach” EPOP Conference 12–14 September 2014, University of Edinburgh,
Edinburgh, UK.
El, Martin, and Sigrid Roßteutscher. 2013. “Church Aliation, Church Attendance and Party Support
in Germany”, Third Workshop on Religion and Politics in Secularized European Democracies,
7–8 November 2013, European University Institute, Florence, Italy.
El, Martin, and Sigrid Roßteutscher. 2012. “Church Aliation, Church Attendance and the Support
for the Christian Democrats in Germany”, Workshop on Religion and Politics in Secularized
European Democracies, 1–3 February 2012, Instituto Juan March, Madrid.
Van der Meer, Tom, Rozemarijn Lubbe, Erika van Elsas, Martin El, and Wouter van der Brug. 2011.
“Bounded volatility in the Dutch electoral battleeld: A panel study on changing vote intentions in
a changing party system, the Netherlands 2006-2010”, presented at the Elections, Public Opionion
and Parties (EPOP) Conference 2011, 9–11 September 2011, University of Exeter.
Van der Meer, Tom, Rozemarijn Lubbe, Erika van Elsas, Martin El, and Wouter van der Brug.
2011. “Ein räumliches Modell begrenzter Volatilität: Wahlabsichten und Parteiensystem in den
Niederlanden 2006–2010”, presented at the Annual Meeting of the Arbeitskreis “Wahlen und
politische Einstellungen” der DVPW, 30 June–1 July 2011, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz.
El, Martin. 2010. Abgehängt und resigniert? Der Rückzug der Arbeiterschicht aus der Politik und
die Konsequenzen für das Wahlergebnis von 2009”, Annual Meeting of the Arbeitskreis “Wahlen
und politische Einstellungen” der DVPW, 24–25 June 2010, Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin.
El, Martin, and Spyros Kosmidis. 2010. “Voting in Expectation of A Hung Parliament: How Campaign
Information Flows Can Inuence Tactical Voting”, presented at the Elections, Public Opionion
and Parties (EPOP) Conference 2010, 10–12 September 2010, University of Essex, Colchester.
El, Martin. 2009. “Möglichkeiten und Grenzen der ökologischen Regression zur Untersuchung von
Unterschieden zwischen Haupt- und Nebenwahlen”, presented at the Annual Meeting of the
Arbeitskreis “Wahlen und politische Einstellungen” der DVPW, 7–8 May 2009, Goethe-Universität
Frankfurt am Main.
El, Martin. 2008. A Spatial Model of Electoral Platforms”, presented at the Polmeth XXV (25th
Annual Summer Meeting) of the Society for Political Methodology 9–13 July 2008, University of
Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA.
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El, Martin. 2008. “Politisches Wissen in vergleichender Perspektive, vorgetragung auf der
Jahrestagung des Arbeitskreises “Wahlen und Politische Einstellungen” in der DVPW, 15–16 May
2008, Universität Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg.
El, Martin. 2007. “Probleme der Messung von Informationseekten in vergleichenden Analysen von
politischen Einstellungen”, presented at the Tagung der Sektion Vergleichende Politikwissenschaft
“Stand und Zukunft der Vergleichenden Politikwissenschaft” in Zusammenarbeit mit den
Arbeitskreisen Demokratieforschung, Empirische Methoden der Politikwissenschaft und Wahlen
und politische Einstellungen sowie der ad hoc-Gruppen Wohlfahrtsstaatsforschung und Politischer
Extremismus, 9–11 November 2007, Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg Delmenhorst.
El, Martin, Thomas Gschwend, and Ron Johnston. 2006. “Ignoramus, ignorabimus? The Principle
of Maximum Entropy and Ecological Inference for
R×C
Tables”, presented at the Tagung
“Democracy, Divided Government, and Split-Ticket Voting”, 26–27 May 2006, Harvard University,
Cambridge, Massachusetts.
El, Martin. 2006. “Ein unbegrenzter Werkzeugkasten – das Open-source-Statistik-Paket R”, presented
at the Annual Meeting of the Arbeitskreis Methoden der DVPW, 12–13 May 2006, Universität
Hamburg.
El, Martin. 2005. “Vote Intentions, Social Cleavages and Parties’ Electoral Platforms”, vorgetragung
auf der Jahrestagung des Arbeitskreises “Wahlen und Politische Einstellungen” in der DVPW,
8–9 June 2005, Universität Mannheim.
El, Martin. 2005. Auswertungsprobleme bei Daten aus dem Comparative Manifestos Project” ,
presented at the Annual Meeting of the Arbeitskreis Methoden der DVPW, 19–21 May 2005,
Fernuniverstität Hagen.
Gschwend, Thomas, und Martin El. 2005. “Unsicherheitsabschätzungen und Ökologische Inferenz
mit EMax”, presented at the Annual Meeting of the Arbeitskreis Methoden der DVPW, 19–21
May 2005, Fernuniverstität Hagen.
El, Martin. 2000. “Parteiensystem, Sozialstruktur und Wahlabsicht. Der Wandel im Zusammenhang
zwischen Sozialstruktur und Wahlabsicht in sieben europäischen Nationen, 1975–1998 und die
programmatische Polarisierung zwischen Parteienlagern”, presented at the Annual Meeting of
the Arbeitskreis “Wahlen und Politische Einstellungen” in der DVPW, 18–19 May 2000, Univerität
Mannheim.
El, Martin. 1999. “The Political Context of Cleavage Voting”, presented at the ECSR 1999 Workshops
6–8 October 1999, MZES, Universität Mannheim.
El, Martin. 1999. “Neue Mitte oder alte Lager - Welche Rolle spielen sozio-ökonomische Koniktlinien
für das Wahlergebnis von 1998?”, presented at the Annual Meeting of the Arbeitskreis “Wahlen
und Politische Einstellungen” in der DVPW, 6–7 May 1999, Universität Bamberg.
Teaching Experience
Zeppelin Universität
Fall 2018
“Democracy & Elections” (MA elective seminar, 3hrs)
“Political Attitudes & Political Behavior” (BA seminar, 3hrs)
“Politics & Society” (MA seminar, 3hrs)
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Spring 2018
“Einführung in die empirische Sozialforschung” (Introduction to Empirical Social Research – MA
methods course, 3hrs)
“Political Attitudes & Political Behavior: An Introduction to Political Sociology” (BA seminar, 3hrs)
“Public Opinion & Political Participation: Populism & Polarization in Europe & the US” (BA elective
seminar, 3hrs)
Fall 2017
“Democracy & Elections” (MA elective seminar, 3hrs)
“Political Attitudes & Political Behavior” (BA seminar, 3hrs)
“Politics & Society” (MA seminar, 3hrs)
“Strukturgleichungsmodelle” (Structural Equation Modelling – BA/MA advanced methods work-
shop)
Spring 2017
“Einführung in die empirische Sozialforschung” (Introduction to Empirical Social Research – MA
methods course, 3hrs)
“Methoden der Datenanalyse” (Methods of Quantitative Data Analysis – BA seminar, 3hrs)
“National & Comparative Governance” (BA seminar, 3hrs)
Fall 2016
“Introduction to Political Attitudes & Electoral Behavior | US Elections 2016” (BA seminar, 3hrs)
“Methoden der Datenanalyse” (Methods of Quantitative Data Analysis – BA seminar, 3hrs)
“Panel-Analyse” (Panel Data Analysis – BA/MA advanced methods workshop)
“Polity, Politics & Policy” (BA seminar, 3hrs)
Spring 2016
“Empirisches Untersuchungsdesign” (Empirical Research Design – BA methods course, 3hrs)
“Einführung in die Empirische Sozialforschung” (Introduction to Empirical Social Research – MA
methods course, 3hrs)
“Multivariate Datenanalyse” (Multivariate Data Analysis – BA/MA advanced methods workshop)
“Kausale Inferenz” (Causal Inference – BA/MA advanced methods workshop)
Fall 2015
“Empirisches Untersuchungsdesign” (Empirical Research Design – BA methods course, 3hrs)
“Polity, Politics & Policy” (BA rst year course, 3hrs)
“Einführung in die Einstellungs- & Wahlforschung” (Introduction to Political Attitude and Electoral
Resarch – BA third year elective course)
Spring 2015
“Empirisches Untersuchungsdesign” (Empirical Research Design – BA methods course, 3hrs)
“Einführung in die Empirische Sozialforschung” (Introduction to Empirical Social Research – MA
methods course, 3hrs)
“Parteiensysteme” (Party Systems – BA elective seminar, 3hrs)
Universität Konstanz
Winter term 2014/15
“Content Analysis” (BA/MA/PhD methods seminar, 2hrs, taught in English)
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“Datenanalyse mit R” (Data Analysis with R – BA/MA/PhD methods seminar, 2hrs)
“Datenanalyse mit Stata” (Data Analysis with Stata – BA methods seminar, 2hrs)
“Data Analysis with Stata” (BA methods seminar, 2hrs, taught in English)
“Kolloquium” (1hr)
“Mathematical Tools for Social Scientists” (BA/MA/PhD methods seminar, 2hrs, taught in English)
“Preparatory Course: Empirical Research Methods” (MA special course, 2hrs, taught in English)
Summer term 2014
“Comparative Case Studies and Qualitative Comparative Analysis” (BA/MA/PhD methods seminar,
2hrs, taught in English)
“Content Analysis” (BA/MA/PhD methods seminar, 2hrs, taught in English)
“Data Analysis with R” (BA/MA/PhD methods seminar, 2hrs, taught in English)
“Datenanalyse mit R” (Data Analysis with R – BA methods seminar, 2hrs)
“Datenanalyse mit Stata” (Data Analysis with R – BA methods seminar, 2hrs)
“Multivariate Analyseverfahren” (BA/MA/PhD methods seminar, 2hrs)
“Kolloquium (1hr)
Winter term 2013/14
“Content Analysis” (BA/MA/PhD methods seminar, 2hrs, taught in English)
“Datenanalyse mit R” (Data Analysis with R – BA/MA/PhD methods seminar, 2hrs)
“Datenanalyse mit Stata” (Data Analysis with Stata – BA methods seminar, 2hrs)
“Kolloquium” (1hr)
“Einführung in die Methoden der empirischen Politik- und Verwaltungsforschung” (Introduction
to Empirical Research Methods in Political and Administrative Science – BA lecture, 4hrs)
“Preparatory Course: Empirical Research Methods” (MA special course, 2hrs, taught in English)
Summer term 2013
“Comparative Case Studies and Qualitative Comparative Analysis” (BA/MA/PhD methods seminar,
2hrs, taught in English)
“Content Analysis” (BA/MA/PhD methods seminar, 2hrs, taught in English)
“Data Analysis with R” (BA/MA/PhD methods seminar, 2hrs, taught in English)
“Datenanalyse mit R” (Data Analysis with R – BA methods seminar, 2hrs)
“Datenanalyse mit Stata” (Data Analysis with R – BA methods seminar, 2hrs)
“Multivariate Analyseverfahren” (BA/MA/PhD methods seminar, 2hrs)
“Kolloquium (1hr)
Winter term 2012/13
“Comparative Case Studies and Qualitative Comparative Analysis” (BA/MA/PhD methods seminar,
2hrs, taught in English)
“Content Analysis” (BA/MA/PhD methods seminar, 2hrs, taught in English)
“Data Analysis and Statistical Graphics with R” (BA/MA/PhD methods seminar, 2hrs, taught in
English)
“Einführung in die Datenanalyse mit Stata” (Introduction to Data Analysis with Stata – BA methods
seminar, 2hrs)
“Introduction to Stata” (BA/MA/PhD methods seminar, 2hrs, taught in English)
“Kolloquium” (1hr)
“Preparatory Course: Empirical Research Methods” (MA special course, 2hrs, taught in English)
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University of Essex
Department of Government
Acad. year 2011/12
“Introduction to European Politics” (BA 1st year module – lecture, 2hrs)
“West European Politics” (BA 2st year module – lecture, 2hrs)
“Political Integration and the EU” (BA 3rd year module – seminar, 2hrs)
“Post-war German Politics” (BA 3rd year module – seminar, 2hrs)
Acad. year 2010/11
“Introduction to European Politics” (BA 1st year module – lecture, 2hrs)
“West European Politics” (BA 2st year module – lecture, 2hrs)
“Political Integration and the EU” (BA 3rd year module – seminar, 2hrs)
“Post-war German Politics” (BA 3rd year module – seminar, 2hrs)
Acad. year 2009/10
“Introduction to European Politics” (BA 1st year module – lecture, 2hrs)
“West European Politics” (BA 2st year module – lecture, 2hrs)
“Political Integration and the EU” (BA 3rd year module – seminar, 2hrs)
“Post-war German Politics” (BA 3rd year module – seminar, 2hrs)
Essex Summer School in Social Science Data Analysis
Course 2B “Quantitative Data Analysis with R” (2 wks), 23 July–3 August 2018
Course 2B “Quantitative Data Analysis with R” (2 wks), 24 July–4 August 2017
Course 2B “Quantitative Data Analysis with R” (2 wks), 25 July–5 August 2016
Course 3J “Data Analysis with R” (2 wks), 10–21 August 2015
Course 3K “Data Analysis with R” (2 wks), 4–15 August 2014
Course 3L “Data Analysis with R” (2 wks), 5–16 August 2013
Course 3L “Data Analysis with R” (2 wks), 6–17 August 2012
Course 3L “Data Analysis with R” (2 wks), 8–19 August 2011
Course 2C “Data Analysis with R” (2 wks), 26 July–6 August 2010
Course 2Q “Social Inquiry in Time and Space: Issues and Strategies of Comparative Survey Research”
(1 wk), 27–31 July 2009
Course 2U “Data Analysis, Graphics, and Simulation with R” (1 wk), 3–7 August 2009
Course 1T “Regression Analysis Using R” (1 wk), 14–18 July 2008
Course 2Q “Introduction to Programming in R” (1 wk), 30 July–3 August 2007
Course 3N “Introduction to Programming in R” (1 wk), 7–11 August 2006
GESIS - Leibniz-Institute for the Social Sciences
“Mathematical Tools for Social Scientists”, GESIS Summer School in Survey Methodology 2017,
21–25 August 2017
“Mathematical Tools for Social Scientists”, GESIS Summer School in Survey Methodology 2016,
22–26 August 2016
“Mathematical Tools for Social Scientists”, Cologne, 22–26 September 2014
“Mathematical Tools for Social Scientists”, Cologne, 23–27 September 2013
“Mathematical Tools for Social Scientists”, Cologne, 17–21 September 2012
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“Mathematical Tools for Social Scientists”, Cologne, 26–30 September 2011
“Mathematical Tools for Social Scientists”, Cologne, 20–24 September 2010
“Mathematical Tools for Social Scientists”, Cologne, 21–25 September 2009
Universität Mannheim – Center for Doctoral Studies in the Social and Behavioral Sciences
“Introduction to Data Analysis and Graphics with R”, Center for Doctoral Studies in the Social and
Behavioral Sciences, 19–22 April 2012
“Introduction to Data Analysis and Graphics with R”, Center for Doctoral Studies in the Social and
Behavioral Sciences, 31 March–3 April 2011
Universität Mannheim – Empirical Implications of Theoretical Models (EITM) Summer Institute
“Refresher Course in Mathematics and R”, 26–27 June 2011
“Refresher Course in Mathematics and R”, 21–22 June 2010
Universität Mannheim – Fakultät für Sozialwissenschaften
Spring term 2009
“Einführung in die Politische Soziologie: Politische Beteiligung” (Introduction to Political Sociology:
Political Participation – BA proseminar, 2hrs)
“Introduction to Political Sociology: Politics and Society in the United States” (BA proseminar, 2hrs,
taught in English)
Autumn term 2008
“Politische Soziologie: Zentrale Konzepte und Forschungsergebnisse” (Political Sociology: Central
Concepts and Results – MA lecture, 2hrs)
Ausgewählte Themen der Politischen Soziologie: Öentliche Meinung und politische Meinungs-
bildung” (Selected Topics of Political Sociology: Public Opinion and the Formation of Political
Attitudes – BA practical course, 2hrs)
Spring term 2008
“Einführung in die Politische Soziologie: Politische Beteiligung” (Introduction to Political Sociology:
Political Participation – BA proseminar, 2hrs)
“Einführung in die Politische Soziologie: Wahlen und Wählerverhalten” (Introduction to Political
Sociology: Elections and Voting Behavior – BA proseminar, 2hrs)
Autumn term 2007
“Empirische Analysen in der Politischen Soziologie mit SPSS” (Empirical Analyses in Political
Sociology using SPSS – practical course Magister and University Diploma in Social Sciences, 2hrs)
Ausgewählte Themen der Politischen Soziologie: Öentliche Meinung und politische Meinungs-
bildung” (Selected Topics of Political Sociology: Public Opinion and the Formation of Political
Attitudes – BA practical course, 2hrs)
Spring term 2007
“Demokratie und ihre gesellschaftlichen Grundlagen” (Democracy and its Social Foundations –
practical course Magister and University Diploma in Social Sciences, 2hrs)
“Einführung in die Politische Soziologie: Politische Beteiligung” (Introduction to Political Sociology:
Political Participation – BA proseminar, 2hrs)
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Autumn term 2006
Ausgewählte Themen der Politischen Soziologie: Öentliche Meinung und politische Meinungs-
bildung” (Selected Topics of Political Sociology: Public Opinion and the Formation of Political
Attitudes – BA practical course, 2hrs)
“Empirische Analysen in der Vergleichenden Politikwissenschaft mit SPSS” (Empirical Analyses
in Comparative Politics with SPSS – practical course Magister and University Diploma in Social
Sciences, 2hrs)
Summer term 2006
“Einführung in die Politische Soziologie: Politische Beteiligung” (Introduction to Political Sociology:
Political Participation – BA proseminar, 2hrs)
Winter term 2005/6
“Das politische System der Bundesrepublik Deutschland in vergleichender Sicht” (The German
Political System in Comparative Perspective – BA rst year course, 4hrs)
Summer term 2005
“Einführung in die Politische Soziologie: Wählerverhalten” (Introduction to Political Sociology:
Electoral Behavior – BA proseminar, 2hrs)
“Sozialstruktur und Wählerverhalten im internationalen Vergleich” (Social Structure and Electoral
Behavior in Cross-National Perspective – practical course, Magister and University Diploma in
Social Sciences, 2hrs)
Winter term 2004/05
“Demokratie und ihre gesellschaftlichen Grundlagen” (Democracy and its Societal Foundations –
proseminar, Magister and University Diploma in Social Sciences)
“Bibliographische Übung” (course introducing to academic practice, 2hrs)
Summer term 2004
“Substanz und Struktur der öentlichen Meinung” (Nature and Structure of Public Opinion –
proseminar, Magister and University Diploma in Social Sciences, 2hrs)
“Quantitative Analysen für den Vergleich politischer Systeme” (Quantitative Political Analyses in
Comparative Politics – practical course, Magister and University Diploma in Social Sciences, 2hrs)
Winter term 2003/04
“Einführung in die Theorie und Empirie des Wählerverhaltens” (Introduction to Theory and
Research on Electoral Behavior – proseminar, Magister and University Diploma in Social Sciences,
2hrs)
“Bibliographische Übung” (course introducing to academic practice, 2hrs)
Summer term 2003
“Quantitative Analysen in der vergleichenden Politikwissenschaft” (Quantitative Political Analyses
in Comparative Politics – practical course, Magister and University Diploma in Social Sciences,
2hrs)
“Einführung in die Politische Soziologie: Politische Beteiligung” (Introduction to Political Sociology:
Political Participation – practical course, Magister and University Diploma in Social Sciences, 2hrs)
Winter term 2002/03
“Das politische System der Bundesrepublik Deutschland in vergleichender Sicht” (The German
Political System in Comparative – Magister rst year course, 4hrs)
Summer term 2002
“Das politische System der Bundesrepublik Deutschland in vergleichender Sicht” (The German
Political System in Comparative Perspective – Magister rst year course, 4hrs)
Winter term 2001/02
“Die sozialen Grundlagen der Demokratie” (The Social Bases of Democracy – proseminar, Magister
and University Diploma in Social Sciences, 2hrs)
“Bibliographische Übung” (course introducing to academic practice, 2hrs)
Summer term 2001
“Theorie und Empirie des Wählerverhaltens” (Theory and Research on Electoral Behavior –
proseminar, Magister and University Diploma in Social Sciences, 2hrs)
Winter term 2000/01
“Einführung in die Politische Soziologie” (Introduction to Political Sociology – proseminar, Magister
and University Diploma in Social Sciences, 2hrs)
Other Teaching
2018 “Multilevel Modeling”, Graduate School of the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences,
University of Hamburg, 18–19 January 2018
“The Maximum-Entropy Approach to Uncertainty in Ecological Inference: Principles and Ap-
plication”, ELECDEM training event, 2. November 2009, Center for Elections, Media and Parties,
University of Exeter.
“Einführung in R” (Introduction to R), PhD Methods Course, University of Zurich, 8–9 April 2009
“Einführung in R” (Introduction to R), Graduate Center, University of Trier, 18–19 March 2008
Work Sessions on Methods and Statistics of the Institutes of Political Science and Sociology
“Einführung in das Programmieren mit R” (Introduction to Programming in R), University of
Berne, Department of Social Sciences, 24–25 November 2006
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