Danielle Martin is a Post-Doctoral Researcher at the Collaborative Research Center SFB 884 and a Lecturer for the Chair of Political Economy at the University of Mannheim. She completed her Ph.D. in Political Science at the University of Michigan. Prior to her graduate program, she studied statistics, and worked as a statistician on a project on electoral fraud detection in Switzerland. Her major research areas are political behavior, political parties, political communication, the effect of institutions on representation, and decision processes under uncertainty. She is particularly interested in how uncertainty affects citizens’ preferences and behavior.