Research Fellows

Dr. Simone Wegmann

Contact:

University of Potsdam
Chair of Comparative Politics
August-Bebel-Straße 89
14482 Potsdam
House 1, Room 1.70

Phone: +49 331-977-4644
E-Mail: simone.wegmannuni-potsdamde

Office Hours:

Wednesdays, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Arrangement via email is required.

CV:

  • Since 10/2019 research fellow at the chair of Comparative Politics at the University Potsdam
  • 12/2017 – 05/2019 guest researcher at SOCIUM Researchcenter at the University Bremen (financed by Swiss Nationalfonds)
  • 06/2017 – 09/2019 postdoc at the Institute of Political Science at the University of Geneva (07/2017 - 11/2017 parental leave)
  • 05/2017 doctorate at the University of Geneva. Dissertation „The Moderating Role of Parliamentary Procedures: The Influence of Opposition Power on Democratic Consolidation“
  • 01/2015 – 12/2015 guest researcher at the Department of Political Science at the Columbia University (financed by Swiss Nationalfonds)
  • 02/2012 – 05/2017 research fellow and doctorand at the Institute of Political Science at the University of Geneva
  • 02/2012 – 06/2013 research assistant of the research project "Understanding Roll Call Vote Requests and their Consequences" (Prof. Simon Hug) at the University of Geneva

Publications:

Wegmann, Simone und Aurélien Evequoz. 2019. Legislative Functions in Newly Democratized Countries: The Use of Parliamentary Questions in Kenya and Zambia. The Journal of Legislative Studies. 25(4): 443-465. [Link]

Carneiro, Cristiane und Simone Wegmann. 2018. Institutional complexity in the Inter-American Human Rights System: an investigation of the prohibition of torture. The International Journal of Human Rights.22(9): 1229-1248. [Link]

Reprint als Buchkapitel:

Carneiro, Cristiane und Simone Wegmann. 2019. Institutional complexity in the Inter-American Human Rights System: an investigation of the prohibition of torture. In The Inter-AmericanHuman Rights System. The Law and Politics of Institutional Change. Hrsg. Engstrom, Par und Courtney Hillebrecht. New York: Routledge. [Link]

Hug, Simon und Simone Wegmann. 2016. Complying with Human Rights. International Interactions 42(4): 590-615. [Link]

Knutsen, Carl Henrik und Simone Wegmann. 2016. Is Democracy about Redistribution? Democratization 23(1): 164-192. [Link

Hug, Simon, Simone Wegmann und Reto Wüest. 2015. Parliamentary Voting Procedures in Comparison. West European Politics 38(5): 940–968. [Link]

Hug, Simon und Simone Wegmann. 2013. Ten Years in the United Nations: Where does Switzerland Stand? Swiss Political Science Review 19(2): 212-232. [Link]

Book Review

Wegmann, Simone. 2019. Book review. Opposition Parties in European Legislatures. Conflict or Consensus? Edited by Elisabetta De Giorgi and Gabriella Ilonszki, London and New York: Routledge, 2018. 270p. Italian Political Science Review. [Link]

Dissertation

Wegmann, Simone. 2017. The Moderating Role of Parliamentary Procedures: The Influence of Opposition Power on Democratic Consolidation. PhD thesis. Department of Political Science. University of Geneva SdS 65 – 2017/05/04.