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Katharina Heger

Research Associate
Katharina Heger

Katharina Heger is a research assistant at the Weizenbaum Institute for the Networked Society. She studied political science and sociology at Mannheim University and Leipzig University and worked as research associate at Leipzig University in both political science and communication science.

Her research focusses on gender inequalities in political participation and representation, and the impact of political norms and attitudes on political engagement. At the Weizenbaum Institute, she conducts research in the Weizenbaum Panel research unit on the interaction and change of civic norms and digital forms of political participation.

Positions at Weizenbaum Institut

Research Associate Weizenbaum Panel

Committees and functions

American Political Science Association (APSA), European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR), European Political Science Association (EPSA) und International Communication Association (ICA)

Fields of research

Political behavior and public opinion, (digital) political communication, politics and gender

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