Dr. Alexander Schmotz

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Research Fellow of the Research Unit

Research fields

Comparative authoritarianism | Hybrid regimes | Regime change and stability | Quantitative methods, particularly survival analysis

CV

February - March 2018
IDCAR Visting Fellow, German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA), Hamburg

August 2017
V-Dem Visting Fellow, Varieties of Democracy Institute, Universität Göteborg

since January 2017
Research fellow, Department of Democracy and Democratization

2014 - 2016
King's College London, Department of War Studies, in ERC-Projekt  International Dimensions of Authoritarian Rule

2014
PhD in political science from Humboldt University Berlin, Berlin Graduate School of Social Sciences (BGSS)

2010, 2011 - 2014
Research fellow in the research unit Democracy and Democratization at WZB, contributing to the project Critical Junctures and the Survival of Dictatorship

2008 - 2011
PhD scholarship awarded by BGSS

2008     
MA (Diplom) in Social Sciences, Humboldt University Berlin

2000 - 2008     
Studies of political science and sociology at Humboldt University Berlin, the Universidad del País Vasco in Bilbao, and the University of Potsdam

Selected Publications

Wzbaktiv
Schmotz, Alexander/Tansey, Oisín (2018): "Regional Autocratic Linkage and Regime Survival". In: European Journal of Political Research, Vol. 57, No. 3, S. 662-686.
Tansey, Oisín/Koehler, Kevin/Schmotz, Alexander (2017): "Ties to the Rest. Autocratic Linkages and Regime Survival". In: Comparative Political Studies, Vol. 50, No. 9, S. 1221-1254.
Schmotz, Alexander (2015): "Vulnerability and Compensation. Constructing an Index of Co-optation in Autocratic Regimes". In: European Political Science, Vol. 14, No. 4, S. 439-457.
Møller, Jørgen/Schmotz, Alexander/Skaaning, Svend-Erik (2015): "Economic Crisis and Democratic Breakdown in the Interwar Years. A Reassessment". In: Historical Social Research/Historische Sozialforschung, Vol. 40, No. 2, S. 301-318.
Gerschewski, Johannes/Merkel, Wolfgang/Schmotz, Alexander/Stefes, Christoph H./Tanneberg, Dag (2013): "Warum überleben Diktaturen?". In: Politische Vierteljahresschrift, S. 106-131.
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