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Markus Steinbrecher
Visiting Assistant Professor
2-575 Kresge Hall
1880 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208-2203
847-467-7067
m-steinbrecher@northwestern.edu



Markus Steinbrecher is DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Visiting Assistant Professor at the Departments of German and Political Science at Northwestern since 2011. He teaches in both departments and will, as the local representative of DAAD, gladly assist students and faculty in finding opportunities to study or do research in Germany.

Markus' research focuses on political behavior (turnout, non-electoral participation), economic voting, dynamics and stability of political preferences, the role of personality in politics, and the impact of survey breakoff on data quality. Among his recent publications are: (1) Hans Rattinger, Markus Steinbrecher 2011. Economic Voting in Times of Economic Crisis. In: German Politics 20, 132-149. (2) Gilg U.H. Seeber, Markus Steinbrecher 2011. Why Europeans (don't) turnout to vote, in: Maier, Michaela/Strömbäck, Jesper/Kaid Linda L. (eds.): Political Communication in European Parliamentary Elections. Farnhem: Ashgate, 213-232. (3) Markus Steinbrecher 2011. Stell Dir vor, es ist Wahl, und kaum einer geht hin! Die Beteiligung bei Europawahlen im Spiegel der Wahlforschung. In: Mittag, Jürgen (ed.): 30 Jahre Direktwahlen zum Europaparlament (1979-2009). Europawahlen und Europäisches Parlament in der Analyse, Baden-Baden: Nomos, 153-176.(4) Markus Steinbrecher, Hans Rattinger 2011. Die Wahlbeteiligung. In: Rattinger, Hans et al.: Zwischen Langeweile und Extremen: Die Bundestagswahl 2009, Baden-Baden: Nomos, 77-90. (5) Tatjana Rudi, Markus Steinbrecher 2011. Die Wechselwähler. Rattinger, Hans et al.: Zwischen Langeweile und Extremen: Die Bundestagswahl 2009, Baden-Baden: Nomos, 91-101. (6) Markus Steinbrecher, Hans Rattinger 2011. Wirtschaftliche Krise. In: Rattinger, Hans et al.: Zwischen Langeweile und Extremen: Die Bundestagswahl 2009, Baden-Baden: Nomos, 191-204.

He received his Diploma and his PhD in Political Science from the Otto-Friedrich-University of Bamberg in 2008. From 2008 to 2011, he was Assistant Professor at the Chair for Comparative Political Behavior at the University of Mannheim. During his time in Mannheim, he was part of the project team of the German Longitudinal Election Study (GLES).




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