De Facto Article

A summary of my recent article with Daniel Kübler and Frank Marcinkowski is now also available at De Facto (in German). [Link]

New Blog Post

A short summary version of my co-authored article with Daniel Kübler and Frank Marcinkowski on citizens’ preferences of democratic legitimacy is now available at Democratic Audit.
2018. “Why it’s not just about the outcome: citizens also care about democratic decision-making”, Democratic Audit UK [Link].

EURA Young Scholar Award

I’m honored to have been awarded the Young Scholar Award by the European Urban Research Association at this year’s conference in Tilburg (June 21-23, 2018) for my paper “Who Supports Metropolitan Reform? Citizens’ Attitudes in Four West European Countries” which summarizes some of the main findings of my PhD research.

My Research as Improvisation Theatre

On Thursday, October 12, 2017 I give a short overview of my research @Flösserplatz in Aarau which will then be reinterpreted by the Improv groups Hirschwahn and The Catalyst. Come and enjoy the show! @LaDérivée Yverdon

The association has been invited by the association ICI to organize a public deliberation event on September 3, 2017 for the upcoming popular votes in Switzerland . Everyone is welcome to join and discuss (in french).

Newspaper Article

2016. “Elite vs. Volk” Kommunalmagazin 33(5): 26-28. [.pdf]

Blog Posts

2016. “Angst vor Machtverlust verhindert Gemeindenfusionen.” DeFacto-Blog [Link]

2016. “‘Yes I Do’ – Why Municipalities Merge When They Are Not Forced To.” Urban Affairs Forum [Link]