Dr. Theres Matthieß

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Portrait Theres Matthieß
David Ausserhofer

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theres.matthiess [at] mzes.uni-mannheim.de
Reichpietschufer 50
D-10785 Berlin
Visiting Researcher of the Research Unit

Research fields

Comparative democracy research | Research on parties and elections | Democratic responsiveness

CV

Since April 2020  
Postdoc fellow at MZES Mannheimer Zentrum für Europäische Sozialforschung & visiting scholar at Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB)

March 2020    
Defense of doctoral thesis: "Retrospective pledge voting: how voters punish government parties breaking their pledges", Humboldt University of Berlin

October 2015  - March 2020  
Research fellow at "Manifesto Research on Political Representation (MARPOR)" at WZB

September 2015    
Master of Arts in Political Science, Universität Potsdam
Thesis: "Performance of minority governments: A comparative analysis of a minority and a majority coalition in the German State of Nordrhein-Westfalen"

2013-2015    
Student research assistant, Chair of Comparative Politics (University of Potsdam), research project "Analysis of the Coordination Regimes in Parliamentary Democracies"

2012     
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Philosophy, TU Dresden

2011     
Semester abroad Institut d’Études Politiques de Lyon, France

Projects

2009-2021
MARPOR – Manifesto Research Project on Political Representation
Funding: German Research Foundation (DFG)
Participating scientists: Andrea Volkens, Hans-Dieter Klingemann, Wolfgang Merkel, Pola Lehmann, Theres Matthieß, Nicolas Merz, Sven Regel
In cooperation with: Judith Bara (Queen Mary University of London), Robin Best (Binghamton University), Ian Budge (University of Essex), Simon Franzmann (Heinrich-Heine Universität, Düsseldorf), Michael McDonald (Binghamton University), Thomas Meyer (Universität Wien), Annika Werner (Griffith University, Brisbane)

Selected Publications

Matthieß, Theres (2020). “Retrospective pledge voting: A comparative study of the electoral consequences of government parties’ pledge fulfilment.” In: European Journal of Political Research. 

Vehrkamp, Robert/Matthieß, Theres (2019). “Besser als ihr Ruf. Halbzeitbilanz der Großen Koalition zur Umsetzung des Koalitionsvertrags 2018Demokratiemonitor - WZB and Bertelsmann Stiftung. 

Matthieß, Theres (2019). Equal Performance of Minority and Majority Coalitions? Pledge Fulfilment in the German State of NRW. In: German Politics (28) 1, 123-144.

Lehmann, Pola/Matthieß, Theres (2017): "Nation und Tradition. Wie die Alternative für Deutschland nach rechts rückt". In: WZB-Mitteilungen, H. 156, 21-24.

Lehmann, Pola/Matthieß, Theres/Merz, Nicolas/Regel, Sven (2017): "Besser als die gefühlte Wahrheit. Eine Wahlprogrammanalyse von SPD und Union des Manifesto Projekts". In: WZB Democracy Blog, 21.09.2017.

Vehrkamp, Robert/Matthieß, Theres. 2018. “Versprochen wird nicht gebrochen.” Bertelsmann Stiftung. Einwurf 1/2018.

CV

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Portrait Theres Matthieß
David Ausserhofer

Contact

theres.matthiess [at] mzes.uni-mannheim.de
Reichpietschufer 50
D-10785 Berlin