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Konstantin Gavras, M.A.

Konstantin Leonardo Gavras, M.A.
Academic Staff Member
University of Mannheim
Chair of Political Science, Political Psychology
A 5, 6 – Room 328
68159 Mannheim
Consultation hour(s):
Tue 2–3 p.m.
  • Academic and Professional Career

    Professional Career

    01-04/2018 Guest Researcher at the Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore USA
    since 2016 Research Assistant at the Chair of Political Science, Political Psychology, University of Mannheim
    2015-2016 Student Research Assistant at the Chair of Political Science, Political Psychology (Prof. Schoen), University of Mannheim
    2012-2015 Student Research Assistant at the Chair of Political Behavioral Research (Prof. Rattinger), University of Mannheim
    2012-2013 Student Research Assistant at the Chair of Political Science III (Prof. Debus), University of Mannheim

    Academic Career

    since 2016 Member of the Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences (GESS) in the Center for Doctoral Studies in Social and Behavioral Sciences (CDSS) at the University of Mannheimr Universität Mannheim
    2014-2016 Master of Political Science, Universityof Mannheim
    2011-2014 Bachelor of Political Science, University of Mannheim
  • Publications

    Monographs

    Schoen, Harald, Hans Rattinger, Maria Preißinger, Konstantin Gavras and Markus  Steinbrecher (assisted by Elena Werner). 2017. “Election Campaigns and Voter Decision-Marking in a Multi-Party System: The 2009 and 2013 German Federal Elections”. Baden-Baden: Nomos. NomosLink. Reproduction.

    Book Chapters

    Schoen, Harald, and Konstantin Gavras, 2019: Eher anhaltende Polarisierung als vorübergehende Verstimmung: Die Flüchtlingskrise und die Bürgerurteile über die Große Koalition zwischen 2013 und 2017, in: Zohlnhöfer, Reimut and Thomas Saalfeld (eds.), Zwischen Stillstand, Politikwandel und Krisenmanagement: Eine Bilanz der Regierung Merkel 2013-2017, Wiesbaden: Springer, 17-37.  Manuscript.  Reproduction.

    Journal Articles

    Gavras, Konstantin Leonardo. 2017. “Book Review: Citizenship Agenda in and beyond the Nation-State by Martijn Koster, Rivke Jaffe and Anouk de Koning (eds)”. Political Studies Review 15 (4): 652.

    Blumenstiel, Jan Eric and Konstantin Leonardo Gavras. 2015. “Ursachen und Konsequenzen ambivalenter Einstellungen.“ In: Harald Schoen, Cornelia Frank, Thorsten Fass (eds.). PVS-Sonderheft „Politische Psychologie“. Baden-Baden: Nomos: 413-438.

  • Conference Papers

    Gavras, Konstantin, Matthias Mader and Harald Schoen. 2019. Convergence or Divergence in Strategic Cultures in Europe since the End of the Cold War? - A Quantitative Text Analysis of Strategy Papers. Working paper prepared for the CEEISA-ISA 2019 Joint International Conference, June 16 to 20, Belgrade.

    Gavras, Konstantin, Alexander Wuttke and Harald Schoen. 2019. Anführer der freien Welt oder Vorbote demokratischer Dekonsolidierung? Die Entwicklung der Demokratieunterstützung in Ost- und West-Deutschland seit der Wiedervereinigung. Working paper prepared for the Tagung des DVPW-Arbeitskreises “Wahlen und politische Einstellungen”, May 9 to 10, Mannheim.

    Gavras, Konstantin. 2019. “Voice Recording in Mobile Web Surveys. Evidence From An Experiment on Open-Ended Responses to the ‘Final Comment’.” Working paper prepared for the General Online Research Conference, March 6 to 8, Cologne.

    Gavras, Konstantin. 2019. “Inferring Policy Preferences from Strategy Papers on National Security in Europe using (Un-) Supervised Machine Learning Techniques.” Working paper prepared for the Social Science Data Lab, February 27, MZES Mannheim.

    Gavras, Konstantin, Matthias Mader and Harald Schoen. 2018. “Understanding Support for the EU’s Common Security and Defence Policy.” Working paper prepared for the Workshop ‘Understanding Policy Preferences Using Experimental Methods’, December 17 to 18, Mannheim.

    Gavras, Konstantin and David Hilpert. 2018. “Latent Scaling of Press Releases and Party Manifestos. Different, Different, but Same?” Working paper prepared for the Manifesto Corpus Conference, February 1 to 2, 2018, Berlin. 

    Gavras, Konstantin and David Hilpert. 2018. “Tracking Political Shifts During the Electoral Cycle - A Latent Variable Approach Using Press Releases.” Working paper prepared for the Midwestern Political Science Association Conference, April 5 to 8, 2018, Chicago.