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Dr. Heiko Giebler

Research Fields
  • Electoral behavior and attitudes
  • Political parties
  • Quantitative methods
Contact
fon: +49 30 25491 329
fax: +49 30 25491 345
mail: heiko [dot] giebler [at] wzb [dot] eu
Reichpietschufer 50
D-10785 Berlin
CV

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
  • 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/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)
  • 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)
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Giebler, Heiko/Wagner, Aiko (2015): "Contrasting First- and Second-Order Electoral Behaviour. Determinants of Individual Party Choice in European and German Federal Elections". In: German Politics, Vol. 24, No. 1, Special Issue "Voters and Voting in Germany's Multi-level System", S. 46-66. (Vorab online publiziert 8. September 2014)
  • Wagner, Aiko/Giebler, Heiko (2014): "It's the Responsibility, Stupid! Determinanten der Verantwortlichkeitszuschreibung zwischen Europäischer Union und nationaler Regierung für die wirtschaftliche Lage". In: Zeitschrift für Vergleichende Politikwissenschaft/Comparative Governance and Politics, Jg. 8, Suppl. 2=Sonderheft 5 "Europa, europäische Integration und Eurokrise", herausgegeben von Markus Steinbrecher, Evelyn Bytzek, Ulrich Rosar, Sigrid Roßteutscher. Wiesbaden: Springer VS, S. 123-142. (Vorab online publiziert 3. Oktober 2014)
  • Giebler, Heiko (2012): "Bringing Methodology (back) in. Some Remarks on Contemporary Democracy Measurements". In: European Political Science, Vol. 11, No. 4, S. 509-518. (Vorab online publiziert 11. November 2011)
  • Giebler, Heiko/Wüst, Andreas M. (2011): "Campaigning on an Upper Level? Individual Campaigning in the 2009 European Parliament Elections in Its Determinants". In: Electoral Studies, Vol. 30, No. 1, S. 53-66. (Zuerst online publiziert 10. Oktober 2010)
Projects

2009-2017
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