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Prof. Dr. Thorsten Faas

Contact Information

Prof. Faas is meanwhile working at the Free University of Berlin:


FU Berlin
Otto-Suhr-Institut für Politikwissenschaft
Arbeitsstelle "Politische Soziologie der Bundesrepublik Deutschland"

Ihnestraße 21
14195 Berlin

E-Mail: thorsten.faas@fu-berlin.de
Telefon: +49-30-838-64131

http://www.polsoz.fu-berlin.de/polsozosifu
https://www.twitter.com/wahlforschung
http://www.thorsten-faas.de


Curriculum vitae


  • 1996 - 2000 studies of political science at Otto-Friedrich-University Bamberg/Germany
  • 2000 - 2001 Master’s Programme “European Politics and Policy” at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Thesis: “Why Do MEPs Defect? An Analysis of Party Group Cohesion in the 5th European Parliament”
  • 2001 - 2003 research associate, Otto-Friedrich-University Bamberg
  • 2003 - 2008 research associate, University of Duisburg-Essen
  • 2008 PhD at the University of Duisburg-Essen. Dissertation on political effects of unemployment experiences in East and West Germany
  • 2008 - 2009 research associate, University of Mannheim
  • 2009 - 2012 junior professor of Political Science with focus on voting behaviour (associated with the Chair of Political Science I - Political Sociology)
  • 2012 - 2017 full professor of Political Science in the field “Methods of Empirical Political Research”, University of Mainz
  • Since October 2017 full professor of Political Science in the field "Political Sociology of Germany", University of Berlin.