Universität Mannheim / Sowi / lspol1 / englisch / Team / Dr. Carolin Zorell

Dr. Carolin Zorell

Contact

A5, 6 Room A 508

Tel.: +49-(0)621-181-2064
Fax: +49-(0)621-181-2067

Mail



Curriculum Vitae


  • 2007 – 2010 BA studies in International Business (B.Sc.) at the Higher education Institute Pforzheim
  • 2008 Term abroad at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, USA
  • 2010 – 2012 Master studies in Political Science (M.A.) at the University of Mannheim (Master thesis: “Corporate Social Responsibility and the Political Consumer: Why may the social involvement of companies encourage political consumerism?”)
  • 2011 Term abroad at the University of Essex, UK
  • 2012 – 2016 Dissertation at the Chair of Political Science and International Comparative Social Research at the University of Mannheim (Thesis: „Varieties of Political Consumerism”)
  • 2012 – 2013 Research assistant at the Chair of Political Science and International Comparative Social Research at the University of Mannheim
  • 01 – 03/2015 Research stay at the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague
  • Since 2016 Project collaboration at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Siegen
  • Spring term 2017 Teaching at the School of Social Sciences at the University of  Mannheim
  • Fall term 2017 Research associate at the Chair of Political Science I - Political Sociology, University of Mannheim

Research Interests

  • Political consumption, consumer label
  • Social psychology (social identitiy, social interaction, judgment formation)
  • Political psychology
  • Political participation
  • Survey design, comparative methods

Memberships

ECPR Standing Group on Environmental Politics

ECPR Standing Group on Political Psychology

European Consortium for Political Science

Young Königswinter Alumni-Verein, Deutsch-Britische Gesellschaft

Alumniverein, Stiftung der Deutschen Wirtschaft (SDW)

Publications

Articles in edited books

van Deth, Jan W./Zorell, Carolin. 2017. “Politischer Protest und Konsum”. In: Faas, Thorsten/Oscar W. Gabriel/Jürgen Maier (Eds.), Handbuch der politikwissenschaftlichen Einstellungs‐ und Verhaltensforschung. Baden-Baden: Nomos.

Conference papers

Zorell, Carolin. 2014. "Why are Boycotters Not Automatically Buycotters? Investigating the Aims Underlying Citizens' Decision to Consume Politically." Midwest Political Science Association Conference in Chicago, April 2014.

Zorell, Carolin. 2013. "Why are Boycotters Not Automatically Buycotters? Investigating the Aims Underlying Citizens' Decision to Consume Politically Across Countries." Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association in Chicago, August 2013.