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Dr. Christian Schnaudt

University of Mannheim
Chair of Political Science, Political Sociology
A 5, 6
Building A – Room 507
68159 Mannheim
Phone: +49 621 181–2065
Fax: +49 621 181–2067
E-mail: schnaudt uni-mannheim.de
Consultation hour(s):
by arrangement

Profile

Christian Schnaudt studied Political Science and Communication Studies at the University of Mannheim. Subsequently, he worked as a research associate and lecturer at the Chair of Political Science and International Comparative Social Research at the Department of Politics at the University of Mannheim (2009-2015), where he also obtained his PhD. His doctoral dissertation entitled “Political Confidence and Democracy in Europe: Antecedents and Consequences of Citizens' Confidence in Representative and Regulative Institutions and Authorities” was published by Springer International. From 2014-2017, he has been working as a research associate in the German team of the European Social Survey (ESS) at the University of Bielefeld and the Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (MZES). From 2017-2020, he acted as the project manager of the European Social Survey and was involved with the planning, coordination and implementation of the German study of the ESS at GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences. Since June 2020, Christian Schnaudt is a research associate at the Chair of Political Science, Political Sociology.

His research interests are located in the areas of political behavior (especially political trust and participation), comparative politics, and survey methodology.

Curriculum vitae

  • Academic and Professional Career

    Professional Career

    since 06/2020 Research Associate, Chair of Political Science, Political Sociology, University of Mannheim
    2017–2020 Post-Doctoral Researcher and Project Manager of the European Social Survey in Germany, GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences
    2014–2017 Research Associate, European Social Survey Germany (funded by DFG, BMBF), University of Bielefeld and Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (MZES)
    2009–2015 Research Associate, Chair of Political Science and International Comparative Social Research, University of Mannheim
     

    Academic Career

    2017 PhD in Political Science, University of Mannheim
    11/2014 – 12/2014 Visiting Fellow at the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
    09/2011 – 12/2011 Visiting Fellow at the Department of Political Science and Research Methods, University of Twente, The Netherlands
    2009 Master of Arts in Political Science, University of Mannheim
    2007 Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, University of Mannheim
  • Publications

    Wolf, Christof, Christmann, Pablo, Gummer, Tobias, Schnaudt, Christian, and Verhoeven, Sascha. 2021. “Conducting General Social Surveys as Self-Administered Mixed-Mode Surveys.” Public Opinion Quarterly (online first): 1-26. https://doi.org/10.1093/poq/nfab039

    Quinlan, Stephen, Schnaudt, Christian, and Lewis-Beck, Michael. 2021. „Forecasting Bloc Support in German Federal Elections: A Political-History Model.“ PS: Political Science & Politics (online first): 1-6. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1049096521000998

    Schnaudt, Christian, van Deth, Jan W., Zorell, Carolin, and Theocharis, Yannis. 2021. “Revisiting norms of citizenship in times of democratic change.” Politics (online first): 1-18. https://doi.org/10.1177%2F02633957211031799

    Schnaudt, Christian, Hahn, Caroline and Heppner, Elias. 2021. “Distributive and Procedural Justice and Political Trust in Europe.“ Frontiers in Political Science 3:642232: 1-18. https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpos.2021.642232/full

    Schnaudt, Christian. 2020. “Politisches Wissen und politisches Vertrauen.“ In: Markus Tausendpfund and Bettina Westle (eds), Politisches Wissen in Deutschland. Empirische Analysen mit dem ALLBUS 2018. Wiesbaden: Springer VS, 127-164. https://rd.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-658-30492-8_5

    Moosdorf, Daniel, Schnaudt, Christian, Tausendpfund, Markus und Westle, Bettina. 2020. “Messung politischen Wissens.“ In: Markus Tausendpfund and Bettina Westle (eds), Politisches Wissen in Deutschland. Empirische Analysen mit dem ALLBUS 2018. Wiesbaden: Springer VS, 55-88. https://rd.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-658-30492-8_3

    Schnaudt, Christian. 2020. “Explorative Faktorenanalyse und Skalenkonstruktion.” In: Markus Tausendpfund (ed.), Fortgeschrittene Analyseverfahren in den Sozialwissenschaften. Ein Überblick. Wiesbaden: Springer VS, 205-242. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-658-30237-5_7

    Meitinger, Katharina, Sven Stadtmüller, Henning Silber, Roman Auriga, Michael Bergmann, Michael Blohm, Manuela Blumenberg, Pablo Christmann, Barbara Felderer, Corinna Frodermann, Florian Griese, Tobias Gummer, Achim Koch, Anita Kottwitz, Kristina Krell, Ulrich Krieger, Elisabeth Liebau, Silke Martin, Andre Müller-Kuller, Beatrice Rammstedt, Ines Schaurer, Annette Scherpenzeel, Claudia Schmiedeberg, Tobias Schmidt, Christian Schnaudt, Sascha Verhoeven and Anouk Zabal. 2020. “Fieldwork Monitoring in Practice: Insights from 17 Large-scale Social Science Surveys in Germany.“ Survey Methods: Insights from the Field. Retrieved from https://surveyinsights.org/?p=12237.

    Schnaudt, Christian. 2019. Political Confidence and Democracy in Europe: Antecedents and Consequences of Citizens' Confidence in Representative and Regulative Institutions and Authorities. Cham: Springer International. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-89432-4. https://www.springer.com/de/book/9783319894317

    Schnaudt, Christian, and Michael Weinhardt. 2018. “Blaming the Young Misses the Point: Re-assessing Young People’s Political Participation over Time Using the ‘Identity-equivalence Procedure’.” mda : methods, data, analyses 12 (2): 309-334. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.12758/mda.2017.12

    Schnaudt, Christian, Michael Weinhardt, and Stefan Liebig. 2017. “Die politische Partizipation Jugendlicher und junger Erwachsener in Deutschland. Weniger teilnahmslos und politikverdrossen als gedacht.” GWP – Gesellschaft, Wirtschaft, Politik 66 (2): 189-200. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3224/gwp.v66i2.03

    Schnaudt, Christian and Michael Weinhardt. 2017. “Schaffen wir das? Zwischen Akzeptanz und Ablehnung von Immigration in Deutschland und Europa.” Informationsdienst Soziale Indikatoren (ISI) 57, 12-16. https://www.gesis.org/fileadmin/upload/forschung/publikationen/zeitschriften/isi/isi-57.pdf

    Schnaudt, Christian, Michael Weinhardt, and Stefan Liebig. 2016. “(Um-)Fragen über (Um-)Fragen: Die Entstehung von Umfragedaten am Beispiel des European Social Survey (ESS).” GWP – Gesellschaft, Wirtschaft, Politik 65 (2): 189-198. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3224/gwp.v65i2.24016

    Schnaudt, Christian, Stefanie Walter, and Sebastian A. Popa. 2016. “Subnational and National Territorial Identification.” In: Bettina Westle and Paolo Segatti (eds), European Identity in the Context of National Identity: Questions of Identity in Sixteen European Countries in the Wake of the Financial Crisis. Oxford: Oxford University Press,  63-92. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732907.001.0001

    Popa, Sebastian A., Yannis Theocharis, and Christian Schnaudt. 2016. “From Seeing the Writing on the Wall, to Getting Together for a Bowl: Direct and Compensating Effects of Facebook Use on Offline Associational Membership.” Journal of Information Technology & Politics 13 (3): 222-238. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19331681.2016.1194241

    Schnaudt, Christian, Michael Weinhardt, Rory Fitzgerald, and Stefan Liebig. 2014. “The European Social Survey: Contents, Design, and Research Potential.” Schmollers Jahrbuch – Zeitschrift für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften 134 (4): 487-506. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3790/schm.134.4.487

    Schnaudt, Christian. 2013. “In Search of Reliable Results: Socialist Values and Political Trust in Unified Germany – A Comment on Campbell's Analyses and Conclusions.” European Journal of Political Research 52 (3): 419-430. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1475-6765.12010

    Schnaudt, Christian. 2013. “Politisches Vertrauen.” In: Jan W. van Deth and Markus Tausendpfund (eds), Politik im Kontext: Ist alle Politik lokale Politik? Individuelle und kontextuelle Determinanten politischer Orientierungen. Wiesbaden: Springer VS, 297-328. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-531-19249-9

  • Conference Presentations

    (since 2018)

    Schnaudt, Christian and Sebastian A. Popa. 2021. “Institutional performance, political trust, and the moderating role of political allegiances and political sophistication.” 26th World Congress of the International Political Science Association (IPSA), 10–15 July 2021, virtual meeting, 13.07.2021.

    Schnaudt, Christian, Jan W. van Deth, Carolin Zorell and Yannis Theocharis. 2021. “Revisiting norms of citizenship in times of democratic change.” Annual Conference of the German Political Science Association’s Study Group on “Elections and political attitudes” (DVPW-Arbeitskreis “Wahlen und politische Einstellungen”), 20–21 May 2021, virtual meeting, 21.05.2021.

    Hahn, Caroline, and Christian Schnaudt. 2019. “Citizen-elite congruence, political allegiances and political support in Europe.” 4th International ESS Conference “Turbulent times in Europe: Instability, insecurity and inequality”, 15–17 April 2019, Mannheim, Germany, 16.04.2019.

    Schnaudt, Christian, and Christian Stecker. 2019. “Immigration and integration as ‘flash issues’: How the refugee crisis has altered electoral behavior in Europe.” 4th International ESS Conference “Turbulent times in Europe: Instability, insecurity and inequality”, 15–17 April 2019, Mannheim, Germany, 15.04.2019.

    Schnaudt, Christian, and Christian Stecker. 2019. “Immigration as ‘flash issue’: How the refugee crisis has altered electoral behavior in Europe.” 9th Annual Conference of the European Political Science Association (EPSA), 20–22 June 2019, Belfast, UK, 21.06.2019.

    Schnaudt, Christian, and Sebastian A. Popa. 2018. “A matter of political sophistication? The relationship between institutional performance and political trust reconsidered.” 12th General Conference of the European Consortium of Political Research (ECPR), 22–25 August 2018, Hamburg, Germany, 25.08.2018.

    Schnaudt, Christian. 2018. “Engaged and duty-based citizenship in a comparative perspective: Good citizens, bad researchers, dubious scales?” 8th Annual Conference of the European Political Science Association (EPSA), 21–23 June 2018, Vienna, Austria, 22.06.2018.