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Dr. Nils Diederich
Professor of Political Science

Department of Political and Social Sciences
Otto Suhr Institute of Political Science
Empirical Political Sociology / Otto Stammer Center

Ihnestraße 21, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Home)+49 30 814 11 79
Emailndiederich@t-online.de
HomepageProf. Dr. (a.D.) Nils Diederich

Areas of Expertise

  • Domestic policy
  • Electoral studies
  • Political parties
  • Interest groups
  • Motivation of first-time voters and non-voters
  • Political system
  • Social inequality


Dr. Martin Emmer
Professor of Communication Studies

Department of Political and Social Sciences
Institute of Journalism and Communication Studies
Media Use

Garystr. 55, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 57528
Emailmartin.emmer@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Martin Emmer

Areas of Expertise

  • Media use
  • Use of online media, social media, etc.
  • Computer mediated communication (CMC - Internet/online media/web 2.0)
  • Media shift
  • Political online communication
  • Political media effects
  • Campaigns and election campaigns, particularly regarding the use of Internet/online media
  • Survey research
  • Quantitative media research
  • Media and communication in Africa and developing countries


Dr. Gertrud Koch
Professor of Film Studies

Department of Philosophy and Humanities
Institute of Theater Studies
Seminar for Film Studies

Grunewaldstr. 35, 12165 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 50342
Phone (Home)+49 30 86 39 96 51
Emailgkoch@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Getrud Koch

Areas of Expertise

  • Film studies
  • Aesthetics of the film
  • Film and politics
  • Film and history
  • Role of media in political campaigns
  • TV debates


Dr. Florian Kohstall

Cairo Office of Freie Universität Berlin

11, Sh. Salah Ayoub, 11211 Kairo - Zamalek, Ägypten

Phone (Office)+20 2 2736 2923
Phone (Assistant)+49 30 838 739 47
Emailflorian.kohstall@fu-berlin
HomepageDr. Florian Kohstall

Areas of Expertise

  • Higher education and research policies in Egypt and the Middle East
  • Transformation processes and reform policies in Arab countries
  • Election processes in North Africa and the Middle East
  • Refugees / migration and integration at universities


Carsten Koschmieder
Political Scientist

Department of Political and Social Sciences
Otto Suhr Institute of Political Science
Empirical Political Sociology / Otto Stammer Center

Ihnestraße 21, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 550 37
Emailcarsten.koschmieder@fu-berlin.de
HomepageDr. Carsten Koschmieder

Areas of Expertise

  • Pirate Party
  • Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) political party
  • Right-wing extremism and right-wing populism in Germany and Europe
  • Elections
  • Electoral systems
  • Election behavior
  • Anti-Semitism


Dr. Gero Neugebauer
Professor of Political Sociology

Department of Political and Social Sciences
Otto Suhr Institute of Political Science
Center for Empirical Political Sociology

Ihnestraße 21, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Home)+49 30 8029080
Mobile+49 151 51225534
Emailgerosofo@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageDr. Gero Neugebauer

Areas of Expertise

  • German political parties and party systems before and after 1990, especially the SPD and the Left
  • Elections
  • Voting behavior
  • Political system of Germany, including GDR


Dr. Paul Nolte
Professor of Modern History

Department of History and Cultural Studies
Friedrich Meinecke Institute
Modern History

Koserstraße 20, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 568 02
Phone (Assistant)+49 30 838 568 01
Emailpaul.nolte@fu-berlin.de
HomepageUniv.-Prof. Dr. Paul Nolte

Areas of Expertise

  • Contemporary German history
  • German society and politics in historical and contemporary dimensions
  • Democracy, past and present
  • Transformation of the political party system, elections, and social milieus


Dr. Ulrich Rendtel
Professor of Statistics and Econometrics

School of Business and Economics
Statistics and Econometrics

Garystraße 21, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 542 05
EmailUlrich.Rendtel@fu-Berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Ulrich Rendtel

Areas of Expertise

  • Surveys
  • Missing values
  • Nonresponse
  • Panel surveys
  • Microcensus
  • Statistical consulting
  • Zensus 2011


Dr. Richard Stöss
Professor of Political Science

Department of Political and Social Sciences
Otto Suhr Institute of Political Science
Center for Empirical Political Sociology

Ihnestraße 21, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Home)+49 30 3951904
Mobile+49 170 4182889
Emailrstoess@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Richard Stöss (i.R.)

Areas of Expertise

  • Political parties
  • Political attitudes
  • Research on elections
  • Election campaign
  • Voting behavior
  • Extremism
  • Right-wing parties and associations


Dr. Alexander Thiele

Department of Law
Public Law

Boltzmannstraße 3, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 544 36
Mobile+49 172 4025995
Emailalexander.thiele@fu-berlin.de
HomepagePD Dr. Alexander Thiele

Areas of Expertise

  • Constitutional law
  • European law
  • Financial law
  • Euro crisis


Dr. Joachim Trebbe
Professor of Media Analysis

Department of Political and Social Sciences
Institute for Media and Communication Studies
Division of Media Analysis / Research Methods

Garystraße 55, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 578 75
Emailtrebbe@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Joachim Trebbe

Areas of Expertise

  • The use of media and its effects (campaigns, advertising, change of attitude)
  • Media content (television, Internet, press): program structures, media mechanisms, news selection, celebrity reporting
  • Media, political communication, election campaigns, scandals
  • The media and migration (the use of media by immigrants; representation of immigrants in the media)
  • Religion in the media


Dr. Jochen Töpfer

Department of Political and Social Sciences
Institute for East European Studies
Division of Sociology

Garystraße 55, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 505 95
Emailjochen.toepfer@fu-berlin.de
HomepageDr. Jochen Töpfer

Areas of Expertise

  • Social, political, and economic aspects of the processes in Eastern Europe
  • Southeastern Europe / former Yugoslavia
  • Privatization
  • Informality and neo-feudalism
  • Parties and political elites in transformation
  • Transboundary cooperation in border regions of the EU
  • Religion and society
  • Religion and politics