Carsten Wegscheider

Carsten Wegscheider

Postdoctoral Researcher

University of Münster

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I am a political scientist at the Institute of Political Science (IfPol) of the University of Münster. My main area of research is comparative politics with an interest in democratization, political parties, political sociology and psychology. I received my PhD from the University of Salzburg for my dissertation entitled Dissatisfied democrats? How citizens' policy discontent and conceptions of democracy relate to support for populist parties.

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Interests
  • Comparative politics
  • Democratization
  • Electoral politics
  • Political parties and party youth
  • Democratic attitudes
  • Political behavior
Education
  • PhD in Political Science, 2022

    University of Salzburg

  • M.A. in Theory and Comparative Studies of Political Systems in Transition, 2017

    University of Duisburg-Essen

  • B.A. in Political Science, 2014

    University of Duisburg-Essen

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