Teaching

Research Seminar "The Mobilization of the (New) Left in Latin America: Party Systems, Welfare States, and Democracy" (German). 1-year MA research seminar, Fall 2016-Summer 2017.

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Research Seminar "The Democratization of Western Europe and New Democracies in Comparative Perspective", MA-level research seminar (2-terms) in comparative politics (with Jonathan van Eerd), University of Zurich, 2013-14, 2014-15, and 2015-16.

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Research Seminar "Comparative Democratization: Latin America and Africa", MA-level research seminar (2-terms) in comparative politics (with Jonathan van Eerd), University of Zurich, 2011-12 and 2012-13.

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Research Seminar: “Party Systems and Democratization in Latin America and Africa”, MA-level research seminar (2-terms) in comparative politics (with Jonathan van Eerd), University of Zurich, 2009-10 and 2010-11.

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Lecture: “Introduction to the theories of comparative politics“, BA-course, University of Zurich, Spring 2008.

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Seminar: “Party Systems and Democratization in Latin America and Africa”, together with Timotheos Frey, University of Zurich, held in Winter 2006-7 and in Fall 2007.

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Research seminars: Teaching and supervision of student research –
1-year seminars together with Hanspeter Kriesi and others:
“Value Change in Switzerland” (2007-8)
“The Performance of Democracies” (2006-7)
“Electoral Systems and Party Systems in Comparative Perspective” (2005-6)
“The Political Relevance of Social Capital” (2004-5)
“The 2003 National Elections in Switzerland” (2003-4)
“National Political Change in Borderless Spaces” (2002-3)


Supervision of student master theses:
25 theses supervised since 2002