Research

Work in progress

Position Blurring as a Response to Competing Principals? Assessing Speech Clarity in the European Parliament

Caught Between Two Stools? The Tension between Responsiveness and Responsibility among Members of the European Parliament

Europe in the News. The Effect of News Coverage on Eurosceptic Voting in Germany – Master thesis

Book reviews

Kunz, Verena. 2017. Book Review: Katrin Auel and Tapio Raunio (eds), Parliamentary Communication in EU Affairs: Connecting with the Electorate? Political Studies Review 15 (1): 146–147. Link

Recent & Upcoming Talks

  • Position Blurring as a Response to Competing Principals? Assessing Speech Clarity in the European Parliament. POLTEXT Incubator Workshop, Budapest - May 11, 2018

  • Position Blurring as a Response to Competing Principals. Asessing Speech Complexity in the European Parliament. EPSA, Vienna - June 22, 2018.

Teaching

I teach undergraduate seminars in European Politics and quantitative research methods at the University of Mannheim.

Courses that I have taught so far are:

  • Political Economy of European Integration (Seminar; in German; Fall 2016, Fall 2017)
  • Quantitative Methods in International Relations (Tutorial; in English; Spring 2017, Spring 2018)

In the coming fall term, I will teach a course on legislative behaviour and political representation in the European Parliament.

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