Dr. Heiko Giebler

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David Ausserhofer

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Research fields

Democracy
Electoral behavior and attitudes | Political parties | Quantitative methods

CV

since January 2020
Head of a Research Group in the Cluster of Excellence "Contestations of the Liberal Script" at the Freie Universität Berlin, funded by the DFG

since December 2017
Head of the Project ‘Political Legitimacy in Times of Crisis’ (PolLegKris), funded by the BMBF

since June 2017
Head of the Bridging Project ‘Against Elites, Against Outsiders: Sources of Democracy Critique, Immigration Critique, and Right-Wing Populism’ (DIR)

since October 2016
Research fellow, WZB Berlin Social Science Center, research unit "Democracy and Democratization”

April to June 2016
Visiting scholar at the University of Exeter, Exeter Q-Step Centre

September to December 2011
Visiting scholar at the University of Sydney, Sydney Democracy Initiative

2010-2016
Research fellow, WZB Berlin Social Science Center, research unit "Democracy: Structures, Performance, Challenges", project "German Longitudinal Election Study"

2009-2011
Research fellow, Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB), research unit "Democracy: Structures, Performance, Challenges", project "PIREDEU - Providing an Infrastructure for Research on Electoral Democracy in the European Union"

2016      
Dr. phil. in Political Science (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)  

2005-2009      
M.A. in social sciences (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)

2002-2005    
B.A. in social sciences (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)

Selected Publications

Wzbaktiv
2020
Franzmann, Simon T./Giebler, Heiko/Poguntke, Thomas (2020): "It’s no Longer the Economy, Stupid! Issue Yield at the 2017 German Federal Election". In: West European Politics, Vol. 43, No. 3, Special Issue "Conflict Mobilisation or Problem-solving? Issue Competition in Western Europe", S. 610-638. (vorab online publiziert 30.10.2019)
Krause, Werner/Giebler, Heiko (2020): "Shifting Welfare Policy Positions. The Impact of Radical Right Populist Party Success Beyond Migration Politics". In: Representation - Journal of Representative Democracy, Vol. 56, No. 3, Special Issue "Cure, Poison or Placebo? The Consequences of Populist and Radical Party Success for Representative Democracy", S. 331-348. (vorab online publiziert 27.09.2019)
Lichteblau, Josephine/Giebler, Heiko/Wagner, Aiko (2020): "Do Parties Perceive Their Voter Potentials Correctly? Reconsidering the Spatial Logic of Electoral Competition". In: Electoral Studies, Vol. 65, Article 102126, S. 1-11.
2019
Giebler, Heiko/Meyer, Thomas M./Wagner, Markus (2019): "The Changing Meaning of Left and Right. Supply- and Demand-Side Effects on the Perception of Party Positions". In: Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties, advance access, 08.05.2019, online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17457289.2019.1609001.
Werner, Annika/Giebler, Heiko (2019): "Do Populists Represent? Theoretical Considerations on how Populist Parties (Might) Enact Their Representative Function". In: Representation - Journal of Representative Democracy, Vol. 55, No. 4, Special Issue "Minding the Gap? Political Representation of Populist Parties", edited by Annika Werner/Heiko Giebler, S. 379-392.
2017
Banducci, Susan/Giebler, Heiko/Kritzinger, Sylvia (2017): "Knowing More from Less. How the Information Environment Increases Knowledge of Party Positions". In: British Journal of Political Science, Vol. 47, No. 3, S. 571-588. (vorab online publiziert 24.08.2015)
Giebler, Heiko/Kritzinger, Sylvia/Xezonakis, Georgios/Banducci, Susan (2017): "Priming Europe. Media Effects on Loyalty, Voice and Exit in European Parliament Elections". In: Acta Politica - International Journal of Political Science, Vol. 52, No. 1, S. 110-132. (vorab online publiziert 07.11.2016)
Giebler, Heiko/Weßels, Bernhard (2017): "If You Don't Know Me by Now. Explaining Local Candidate Recognition". In: German Politics, Vol. 26, No. 1, S. 149-169. (vorab online publiziert 15.06.2016)
2016
Giebler, Heiko/Merkel, Wolfgang (2016): "Freedom and Equality in Democracies. Is There a Trade-Off?". In: International Political Science Review/Revue internationale de science politique, Vol. 37, No. 5, Special Issue "Measuring the Quality of Democracy", edited by Marianne Kneuer/Brigitte Geissel/Hans-Joachim Lauth, S. 594-605.
Lewandowsky, Marcel/Giebler, Heiko/Wagner, Aiko (2016): "Rechtspopulismus in Deutschland. Eine empirische Einordnung der Parteien zur Bundestagswahl 2013 unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der AfD". In: Politische Vierteljahresschrift, Jg. 57, H. 2, S. 247-275.
Projects

 

since 2017
'Political Legitimacy in Times of Crisis' (PolLegKris), funded by the Ministry of Education and Research

since 2017
Bridging Project ‘Against Elites, Against Outsiders: Sources of Democracy Critique, Immigration Critique, and Right-Wing Populism’ (DIR), funded by the WZB

since 2009
German Longitudinal Election Study (GLES), funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG)
Participating scientists at the WZB: Heiko Giebler, Josephine Lichteblau, Reinhold Melcher, Bernhard Weßels, Aiko Wagner,
Kooperation: Hans Rattinger (Universität Mannheim), Sigrid Roßteutscher (Universität Frankfurt am Main), Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck (Universität Mannheim), Harald Schoen (Universität Mannheim), Christof Wolf (GESIS)

2008-2011
PIREDEU - Providing an Infrastructure for Research on Electoral Democracy in the European Union, FP7 project, funded by the European Commission; study component "European Candidate Study"
Participating scientists: Bernhard Weßels, Heiko Giebler
In cooperation with: European University Institute, Florence; Mannheimer Zentrum für europäische Sozialforschung (MZES), University of Mannheim

since 2005
Democracy Barometer, NCCR Democracy, University of Zurich, funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation
Project leaders:  Wolfgang Merkel, Daniel Bochsler (Centre for Democracy Studies Aarau)
Participating scientists (among others): Marc Bühlmann (Universität Bern), Leah Heyne, Heiko Giebler, Saskia Ruth, Dag Tanneberg, Bernhard Weßels
 

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David Ausserhofer

Contact

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+49 30 25491 345
heiko.giebler [at] wzb.eu
Reichpietschufer 50
D-10785 Berlin
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B 217

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David Ausserhofer