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Dr. Carina Cornesse

Dr. Carina Cornesse
Post-Doctoral Researcher
University of Mannheim
SFB 884, GIP
B 6, 30–32 – Room 345
68159 Mannheim

Carina Cornesse is a postdoctoral researcher at the Collaborative Research Center SFB 884 “Political Economy of Reforms”, University of Mannheim. Together with Prof. Annelies Blom, she also leads the project “Recruiting Probability-Based Online Panels: Cost-Efficiency and Data Quality” at the Mannheim Center for European Social Research. In addition, she is an associate editor of the Journal of Survey Statistics and Methodology.

She studied Sociology and Political Science in Mainz and Frankfurt and received her doctoral degree from the Center for Doctoral Studies in the Social Sciences at the Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences, University of Mannheim.

Her teaching experience at the University of Mannheim School of Social Sciences includes courses on statistical data analysis (B.A.-level) as well as on data and measurement (M.A.-level).

She was a visiting researcher at the Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, and at the Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex.

Her research focuses on innovation in the quantitative social science research methods, in particular:

  • recruiting and maintaining online panels
  • probability-based and nonprobability survey samples
  • mixed-mode and mixed-device data collection
  • enhancing survey data with other types of data.
  • Employment history and education

    Employment history

    month/year activity
    since 2018 Postdoctoral Researcher, Project A8: Evaluating Data Sources for Research into Political Reforms: (Non)probability Online Surveys and Big Data, Collaborative Research Center SFB 884 Political Economy of Reforms, University of Mannheim
    2015 – 2017 Doctoral Researcher, Project: GESIS Panel, Department: Survey Design and Methodology, GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences
    2014 – 2017 Doctoral Researcher, Project A8: Evaluating Reforms Using Surveys, Collaborative Research Center SFB 884 Political Economy of Reforms, University of Mannheim

    Education

    month/year activity
    03/2018 Dr. rer. soc. in Sociology, Center for Doctoral Studies in Social Sciences (CDSS), Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences (GESS), University of Mannheim, Thesis title: Representativeness and Response Quality of Survey Data, Thesis Defense: 24 January 2018, Dissertation Committee: Prof. Dr. Annelies Blom, Prof. Dr. Joseph Sakshaug, Prof. Dr. Christof Wolf
    04/2014 MA in Sociology, Goethe University Frankfurt, Thesis title: Subjektives Wohlbefinden im europäischen Vergleich (engl.: Subjective Wellbeing in European Comparison), Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Sigrid Roßteutscher and Dr. Katharina Lutz
    07/2011 BA in Sociology (major) and Political Science (minor), Gutenberg University Mainz
  • Publications