Welcome

I am an incoming assistant professor in health and social policy at the University of Lucerne (starting in January 2023). Currently, I am an assistant professor at the Department of Political Science at Aarhus University. I obtained my PhD at the University of Bern in 2018 and I was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Oxford between 2018 and 2021.

My research interests lie in comparative social policy and political economy of advanced democracies. More specifically, I am interested in:

  • Explaining variation in social policy and welfare policy preferences across countries and over time

  • Political determinants and consequences of socio-economic inequality

  • (Mis)perceptions of inequality, subjective social status, and their effects on electoral politics and policy representation

  • The politics of welfare state reform, austerity, and liberalization

On this website, you will find updated information about my CV, my current research (including abstracts and working papers), publications, and teaching. Please do not hesitate to get in touch via email or Twitter. You can also visit my Google Scholar profile.

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