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Alexander Wuttke, M.A.

Alexander Wuttke, M.A.
Projekt Staff Member
University of Mannheim
Social Sciences
MZES
A 5, 6 – Room A 312
68159 Mannheim
Consultation hour(s):
by appointment
  • Academic and Professional Career

    Professional Career

    since 2015 Research Assistant at the MZES for the Project “GLES Long- and Short-term Panel Studies”
    2013-2014 Student Research Assistant at he Chair for Political Theory, Prof. Dr. Johannes Marx, Otto-Friedrich-University of Bamberg
    2013 Student Research Assistant, National Educational Panel Study
    2011-2012 Student Research Assistant, Sozialforschungsstelle Dortmund
    2007-2011 Student Assistant for Marco Bülow, MdB

    Academic Career

    2012-2014 Master Studies of Politcal Science at the Otto-Friedrich-University, Bamberg (Master Thesis on “Eine Frage des Einkommens? Eine Analyse der Kongruenz von Wählerpräferenzen und dem programmatischen Angebot politischer Parteien?”)
    2010-2012 Bachelor Studies of Social Sciences at the Ruhr-University, Bochum (Bachelor Thesis on: “Die liquide Demokratie und das eherne Gesetz: Zum Partizipationsversprechen der Piratenpartei”)
    2006-2010 Studies of Economics at the Technical University Dortmund
  • Publications

    Journal Articles

    Wuttke, Alexander; Schimpf, Christian; Schoen, Harald (in Press): “When the Whole is More Than the Sum of its Parts: On the Conceptualization and Measurement of Populist Attitudes”, American Political Science Review., Pre-Print, Replication material, Shiny Web Application.

    Wuttke, Alexander (in press): “Political engagement’s non-political roots: examining the role of need-supportive parenting in the political domain”, Special Issue in Motivation & Emotion, ed. Vansteenkiste, Soenens, Ryan. Study; Ungated Study, Pre-Print, Replication material

    Wuttke, Alexander (2019): “New political parties through the voters’ eyes”, West European Politics, doi: 10.1080/01402382.2019.1603940,  Pre-Print,Original articleReplication Material.

    Wuttke, Alexander (2019) „Why Too Many Political Science Findings Cannot be Trusted and What We Can Do About it: A review of meta-scientific research and a call for institutional reform” Politische Vierteljahresschrift/ German Political Science Quarterly, doi: 10.1007/s11615-018-0131-7,  Pre-Print; Original article.

    Schoen, Harald; Wuttke, Alexander; Kratz, Agatha; Preißinger, Maria (2018) “Ein Umschwung in den letzten Wochen des Landtagswahlkampfes: Befunde einer mehrwelligen Wiederholungsbefragung zur niedersächsischen Landtagswahl 2017”, Zeitschrift für Parlamentsfragen.

    Jungherr, Andreas; Mader, Matthias, Schoen, Harald; Wuttke, Alexander (2018) “Context-Driven Attitude Formation: The Difference Between Supporting Free Trade in the Abstract and Supporting Specific Trade Agreements”, Review of International Political Economy [online first], doi: 10.1177/1354068817745729, Study [Open Access]Replication Material

    Wuttke, Alexander; Schoen, Harald, Jungherr, Andreas (in Press). “More than opinion expression: Secondary effects of intra-party referendums on party members“, Party Politics [online first],doi: 10.1177/1354068817745729.-- Study, Pre-PrintAccompanying WebsiteSurvey Data,  Replication Material

    Jungherr, Andreas; Finkelnburg, Antonin; Güldenzopf, Ralf; Mader, Matthias; Schoen, Harald; Wuttke, Alexander (2016). “Wirkung politischer Informationsbriefe in Unterstützung von TTIP”, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung. -- Paper-Download

    Book Chapters

    Gärtner, Lea, Harald Schoen, and Alexander Wuttke (in Press): “Ties That No Longer Bind? Effects and Responsiveness of Party Attachments in a Period of Crises”. in: The Changing German Voter, ed. Schmitt -Beck, Rüdiger; Roßteutscher, Sigrid; Schoen, Harald Weßels, Bernhard; Wolf, Christof, Cambridge University Press. Pre-Print, Replication material.

    Wuttke, Alexander, and Harald Schoen (2019). “Who were the voters behind the Schulz effect? An analysis of voter trajectories in the run-up to the 2017 German federal election” in Die Bundestagswahl 2017, ed. Korte/Schoofs, Springer.  Study, Pre-Print, Replication material, Run analysis online.

    Wuttke, Alexander (2017). “When the world around you is changing: Investigating the Influence of Alienation and Indifference on Voter Turnout”, in: Schoen, Harald; Roßteutscher, Sigrid; Schmitt-Beck, Rüdiger; Weßels, Bernhard; Wolf, Christof (Hg.): “Voters and Voting in Context”, Oxford University Press. -- Pre-Print, Online-Appendix, Stata Replication Files

    Wuttke, Alexander (2013): Die Prekarität des Partizipationsversprechens der Piratenpartei. In: Deutsche Nachwuchsgesellschaft für Politik- und Sozialwissenschaft e.V. (Hg.): Protest und Demokratie - Politische Soziologie: 1. und 2. Studentische Fachtagung der Deutschen Nachwuchsgesellschaft für Politik- und Sozialwissenschaft. Hamburg: tredition

  • Conference Papers (Selection)

    “Soziale Einflüsse auf das Wahlverhalten aus motivationaler Perspektive”, presentation for the  “DVPW Jahreskongress”, 25/05/2019 in Frankfurt.

    “Selbstbestimmung als Strukturprinzip menschlicher Motivation und Moderator kommunikativer Kontexteinflüsse in der politischen Domäne”, presented at the “DGPuK Kongress”, 05/10/ 2018 in Mannheim.

    “Why too many social scientific findings cannot be trusted and what we can do about it”, presented at the  “IKMZ Zurich”, 24/9/ 2018 in Zurich (invited talk).

    “Dynamische Modellierung von politischen Diskussionsnetzwerken und ihr Einfluss auf das Wahlverhalten im Mehrparteiensystem”, presented at the “AK Wahlen”, 24/05/2018 in Berlin (with Lea Manger and Harald Schoen).

    Testing the power of interest group persuasion - A parallel field- and survey experiment”, presented at  Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin (WZB), 17/11/2016 in Berlin. (invited talk). -- Presentation

    “Towards a Self-Determination Theory of Political Motivation: The Influence of Need-Supportive Parenting on Political Engagement”, at the “EPCR General Conference”,  09/09/ 2016 in Prague. -- Paper-Download

    “New political parties through the voter´s eyes: Better the devil you don´t know than the devil you do“, presented at “ECPR Graduate Student Conference“, 06/12/2016 in Tartu. -- Slides-Download, Paper-Download

    “Turnout and Electoral Supply“, presented at: “GLES-Young Researchers Network“, 06/11/2015, Cologne. -- PPTX-Download

    “Der Bandwagon-Effekt: Entscheiden Sonntagsfragen Wahlen? Eine pfadanalytische Untersuchung des Einflusses veröffentlichter Sonntagsfragen auf das Wahlverhalten bei der Bundestagswahl 2013“, Paper presented at:  Meeting of DVPW Sections “Politics and Communications” & “Elections and Political Attitudes”, 06/06/2014 in Berlin -- Paper-Download.

    “Die Partizipationsillusion der Piratenpartei? - Demokratische Mitbestimmungsmöglichkeiten in der Piratenpartei im Kontext des Parteientheorie Robert Michels“ Paper presented at: Meeting of the Association of German Students of Political and Social Sciences, 06/07/2012 in Würzburg.