Jeyhun Alizade, Ph.D.

Jeyhun Alizade
Jeyhun Alizade


jeyhun.alizade [at]
Reichpietschufer 50
D-10785 Berlin
B 413
Former Visiting Researcher of the Research Department
Research Fellow of the Research Department


Jeyhun Alizade is  a postdoctoral research fellow in the Migration, Integration, Transnationalization department. He works on immigration, crime, far-right extremism, and political behavior. He holds a Ph.D. in Politics from Princeton University and a B.A. and M.A. in political science from Free University of Berlin.

Selected Publications


2022: Do Politicians Discriminate Against Constituents with an Immigration Background? Field Experimental Evidence from Germany. With Fabio Ellger. Journal of Politics 84(3): 1823-1827.

2021: National Penalties Reversed: The Local Politics of Citizenship and Politician Responsiveness to Immigrants. With Rafaela Dancygier and Ruth Ditlmann. Journal of Politics 83(3): 867-883.

2019: Quality Certification for Nonprofits, Charitable Giving, and Donor's Trust: Experimental Evidence. With Maja Adena, Frauke Bohnert, Julian Harke, and Fabio Mesters. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 159: 75-100.

Working Papers:

The Electoral Politics of Immigration and Crime.  Revise and Resubmit, American Journal of Political Science.

     - Best Graduate Student Paper Award, APSA Migration and Citizenship Section

Political Violence and Descriptive Representation. With Fabio Ellger, Marius Grünewald, and Thomas Tichelbaecker. Revise and Resubmit, European Journal of Political Research.

Structures of Bias: How the State Systematically Downplays Right-Wing Extremism. With Rafaela Dancygier and Jonathan Homola.

Crime and Urban Politics