Dr. Karen Umansky

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Wednesdays from 11:30 - 12:30 Uhr

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Karen Umansky, Ph.D. in Political Science and Government, is a Research associate at the Chair for Methods of Empirical Social Research since 2022. She specializes in NLP, Radical Populism, Political Mobilization Strategies and Opinion Formation, Spatial Models of Party Competition and Entry.

Zoom consultation hour:

Wednesdays from 11:30 - 12:30 Uhr

https://uni-potsdam.zoom.us/j/62682956853

Meeting-ID: 626 8295 6853

Passcode: 50158918

Dr. Karen Umansky

Research associate

 

Komplex III, Haus 1, Raum 1.20c

Publications

Published:

  • Giannetti, Daniela; Umansky, Karen; Sened, Itai (2022): "The Entry of M5S and the Reshaping of the Policy Space of Party Competition in Italy (2008-2018)." In Government and Opposition, 1-18. doi:10.1017/gov.2022.38.
  • Umansky, Karen; Spektorowski, Alberto; Busher, Joel (2020):  "Can Europe Recover from Its Latest Wave of Us-versus-Them Politics?" In European Studies: Past, Present, and Future, ed. Erik Jones. London: Agenda Publishers, Chapter 23.
  • Umansky, Karen; Kohlenberger, Judith (2020): "Hunt or Be Hunted? The "Legitimate" Enemy Strategy of Radical Right Populist and Mainstream Parties - A Case Study of the 2017 Austrian General Election." In The New European National Populism: Lessons for School Education, eds. Manfred Oberlechner, Reinhard Heinisch, and Patrick Duval, 84-99.
  • Umansky, Karen; Lutz, Wolfgang; Weber, Daniela (2019): "The Impact of Education and Age on Attitudes toward Immigration in Europe." IIASA Working Paper. Laxenburg, Austria: WP-19-008.
  • Umansky, Karen; Spektorowski, Alberto (2017): "From Notorious Anti-Europeans to Radical-Right Populists: Disillusionment with Democracy and What This Could Mean for European Solidarity." In Solidarity in the European Union: Challenges and Perspectives, ed. Angelos Giannakopoulos. Tel Aviv: S. Daniel Abraham Centre for International and Regional Studies of Tel Aviv University, 40-60.

Work in progress:

  • Umansky, Karen; Sened, Itai; Kohler, Ulrich: "The End of the Populist Spectre? Explaining the Decline in Voter's Support for Populist Parties in the 2021 German Election." (presented at the 2022 MPSA Annual Meeting)
  • Umansky, Karen; Kohler, Ulrich: "What to Do and Not to Do with Wordfish: Assessing the Replicability and Reliability of the Method."

 

 

Dr. Karen Umansky

Research associate

 

Komplex III, Haus 1, Raum 1.20c