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Konstantin Gavras, M.A.

Konstantin Leonardo Gavras, M.A.
Akademischer Mitarbeiter
Universität Mannheim
Lehr­stuhl für Politik­wissenschaft, Politische Psychologie
A 5, 6 – Raum 328
68159 Mannheim
Sprechstunde:
Di 14:00–15:00 Uhr
  • Akademischer und beruflicher Werdegang

    Beruflicher Werdegang

    01-04/2018 Auslands­aufenthalt an der Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore USA
    seit 2016 Wissenschaft­licher Mitarbeiter am Lehr­stuhl für Politische Wissenschaft, Politische Psychologie, Universität Mannheim
    2015–2016 wissenschaft­liche Hilfskraft am Lehr­stuhl für Politische Wissenschaft, Politische Psychologie (Prof. Schoen), Universität Mannheim
    2012–2015 studentische Hilfskraft am Lehr­stuhl für Vergleichende Politische Verhaltensforschung (Prof. Rattinger), Universität Mannheim
    2012–2013 studentische Hilfskraft am Lehr­stuhl für Politische Wissenschaft III (Prof. Debus), Universität Mannheim
     

    Akademischer Werdegang

    seit 2016 Mitglied der Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences (GESS) im Center for Doctoral Studies in Social and Behavioral Sciences (CDSS) an der Universität Mannheim
    2014–2016 Master­studium „Political Science“, Universität Mannheim
    2011–2014 Bachelor­studium der Politik­wissenschaften mit Beifach Öffentliches Recht, Universität Mannheim
  • Publikationen

    Monographien

    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.

    Buchbeiträge

    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 und Thomas Saalfeld (Hrsg.), Zwischen Stillstand, Politikwandel und Krisen­management: Eine Bilanz der Regierung Merkel 2013-2017, Wiesbaden: Springer, 17-37.  Manuskript.  Reproduktion.

    Aufsätze in Fach­zeitschriften

    Wuttke, Alexander, Konstantin Gavras und Harald Schoen. 2020. „Have Europeans Grown Tired of Democracy? New Evidence from Eighteen Consolidated Democracies, 1981–2018“ British Journal of Political Science. Online First.

    Gavras, Konstantin und Jan Karem Höhne. 2020. „Evaluating political parties: criterion validity of open questions with requests for text and voice answers“ International Journal of Social Research Methodology. Online First.

    Wuttke, Alexander, Konstantin Gavras und Harald Schoen. 2020. „Leader of the free world or pioneer in democracy’s decline? Examining the democratic deconsolidation hypothesis on the mass level in East and West Germany“. Research and Politics, 7 (1). online first. Study.

    Gärtner, Lea, Konstantin Gavras und Harald Schoen. 2020.„What tips the scales? Disentangling the mechanisms underlying post-electoral gains and losses in democratic support“. Electoral Studies. Volume 67. October 2020, 102210. Study. Replication Material.

    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.

    Software

     Höhne, Jan Karem, Konstantin Gavras und Danish Daniel Qureshi. 2021. „SurveyVoice (SVoice): A comprehensive guide for recording voice answers in surveys.“. Zenodo. DOI: http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4644590

    Gavras, Konstantin und Lukas Isermann. 2021. „archiveRetriever: Retrieve Archived Web Pages from the 'Internet Archive'" https://cran.rstudio.com/web/packages/archiveRetriever/index.html

    Höhne, Jan Karem, Danish Daniel Qureshi and Konstantin Gavras. 2020. „SurveyImage (SImage): A comprehensive guide for collecting images in surveys.“. Zenodo. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.4280543

  • Konferenzbeiträge

    Invited Talks:

    Gavras, Konstantin, Jan Karem Höhne, Harald Schoen and Annelies Blom. 2020. „New Avenues in Survey Data Collection. Investigating Linguistic and Content Characteristics of Text and Voice Answers to Political Attitude Questions.“ MaSIR Talk, 27 October. 

    Konferenzbeiträge:

    Gavras, Konstantin, Matthias Mader, Tom Scotto, Stephanie Hoffmann, Jason Reifler, Catarina Thomson and Harald Schoen. 2020. „Neue Bedrohungen, neue Sicherheitsarchitektur? Individuelle Bedrohungs­wahrnehmungen und Einstellungen zur internationalen Sicherheitsarchitektur in Deutschland, Frankreich, Großbritannien und Italien.“ Working paper prepared for the AK Wahlen Conference 2020, 13 November, Heidelberg (Online).

    Höhne, Jan Karem, Annelies Blom, Konstantin Gavras, Melanie Revilla and Leonie Rettig. 2020. „Open Question Formats: Comparing the Suitability of Requests for Text and Voice Answers in Smartphone Surveys.“ Working paper prepared for the BigSurv20 Conference 2020, 6 November, Utrecht (Online).

    Gavras, Konstantin. 2020. „Politicizing Issues in Times of European Integration: A QTA Approach on Political Communication in an Ever Closer Union.“ Working paper being reviewed at the Online COMPTEXT Conference 2020, 14 May.

    Gavras, Konstantin. 2019. „The European Common Security and Defense Policy in Times of Public Attention – Linking Masses and Elites Through Multi-Dimensional Communication Flows.“ Working paper prepared for the EPOP Conference 2019, 13 September to 15, Glasgow.

    Gavras, Konstantin. 2019. „Understanding Public Opinion towards the Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) – An Empirical Examination of Attitude Formation in High Politics.“ Working paper prepared for the ECPR General Conference 2019, 3 September to 6, Wrocław.

    Moreau, Christian, Rahel Becker, Moritz Fahrenholz, Konstantin Gavras, Navid Ghazayi, Lisa Hehnke, Verena Svenja Klar, Katharina Kloppenburg, Arndt Leininger, Johannes Müller and Friederike Preu. 2019. „Implementing a Classification and Filtering App for Multilingual Facebook Comments – A Use Case Of Data For Good with R.“ Lightning talk at the useR! 2019 Conference, 9 July to 12, Toulouse.

    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, 16 June 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”, 9 May 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, 6 March 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, 27 February, 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’, 17 December 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, 1 February 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, 5 April to 8, 2018, Chicago.