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Dr Achim Goerres
Achim.Goerres “at” uni-due.de
University of Duisburg-Essen
Faculty of Social Sciences, Institute of Political Science
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Ageing societies and politics
The Political Behaviour of Migrants
The Political Psychology of Risk
Motivations for political and social action
Comparative welfare state analysis
Comparative politics in Europe
Applied research methods
- Upcoming conferences: EPSANET (Rotterdam 01-03
- Upcoming presentations: University of Odense
(20 September 2016), University of Oldenburg (15 August 2016)
submitted about gender and attitudes towards redistribution with
Danish sibling data (with Mads Meier Jaeger, June 2016)
submitted about how leading politicians talk about reforms of the
welfare state and about how they link it to policies in three affluent
welfare states (with Rune Karlsen and Staffan Kumlin)
working paper on football, emotions and the German Bundestag
elections 2013 in which we test whether football results can be viewed
as a natural experiment (with Robin Arens and Florian Rabuza, June
working paper on who is allowed not to vote based on a vignette
study (with Florian Rabuza, June 2016).
- Second wave of survey on Germans’ attitudes to
the welfare state fielded (May 2016)
on local political elites in North-Rhine Westphalia published (with
Hayfat Hamidou, Florian Rabuza and three student authors Alexander Baudisch, Maximilian Schmelzer and Shari Tegeler).
It gets much media attention
- The first German migrant election study gets
funded by the German Science Foundation. The coordination of the survey
at the next German Bundestag election (September 2017) will be based in
Duisburg (with Dennis
Spies, April 2016).
- I am attending the Council for Europeanists
Annual Conference in Philadelphia to present the paper on gender and
preferences towards redistribution with Mads Meier Jaeger (April 2016).
- Florian Rabuza
successfully finishes his PhD at the University of Duisburg-Essen with
me as the primary supervisor on the impact of education on political inequality
in voting across Europe (April 2016).
- I am starting my position as visiting professor
at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies Cologne (April
- New paper
on student attitudes and their exam performance after flipped classroom
teaching in political science receives Conditional Accept by European Political Science (with Caroline Kärger
Lambach, April 2016).
with Stefanie Walter on the electoral consequences of the economic and
financial crisis in the 2009 Bundestag election published in German
Politics (February 2016).
- Paper on social opportunity costs of voting
submitted (with Florian
Rabuza, Jan 2016).
- New research associate Pia Beermann
starts to work within the grant project “Big Risks”: the perceptions and
management of neuralgic social risks in the 21st century Her
PhD project will be about the political psychology of big risks from a
global perspective (November 2015).
- Survey about attitudes towards the German
welfare state fielded, financed by the Norwegian Research Council with a
grant to Staffan Kumlin (April
- Paper on flipped Classroom teaching in my
methods lecture accepted by Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft
Kärger and Daniel
Lambach, April 2015).
- Contributions published about latent class
analysis, weighted regression and least-square regression in
encyclopaedia of empirical methods edited by Rainer Diaz-Bone and
Christoph Weischer (February 2015).
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