Sven Kosanke

I am a doctoral researcher at the Chair of Comparative Politics at the University of Greifswald. In my thesis, I examine the intervening effects of electoral systems on intra-party cohesion. Currently, I am a lecturer at the university and give lessons with the focus on comparative electoral system research. Furthermore, I am a member at the research project Consequences of Electoral System Change.

Ernst-Lohmeyer-Platz 3, Raum 3.41
Tel.: +49 3834 420 3154
Fax: +49 3834 420 3153

sven.kosankeuni-greifswaldde

Sprechzeiten 
Donnerstags 11-12 Uhr und nach Vereinbarung per E-Mail.

Office hours
Thursday 11-12 o'clock a.m. and by appointment.

Im September 2019 entfallen urlaubsbedingt alle Sprechstundentermine.

Vita

March 2019 Visiting Scholar at University of Salzburg, Austria

October 2017 - present  Doctoral Researcher at the Chair of Comparative Politics, University of Greifswald, Praktikumsbeauftragter

October 2017 - present  Member at the research project Consequences of Electoral System Change

May 2015 - September 2017 Student assistant at the DFG-project: Consequences of Electoral System Change

September 2016 - September 2017 Student assistant at the Chair of Comparative Politics, University of Greifswald

April 2014 – July 2017 Tutor for statistics and quantitative methods, Institute for Political Science and Communication Studies, University Greifswald

  

2015-2017 MA in Political Science, University of Greifswald. Thesis: "Parteiensysteme, Wahlsysteme und gesellschaftliche Konfliktlinien. Eine Analyse auf Wahlkreisebene [Party Systems, Electoral Systems and Social Clevages. An Analysis on District Level]", Supervisors: Philipp Harfst and Detlef Jahn

2012-2016 BA in Political Science and Business Adminstration, University of Greifswald. Thesis: "Determinanten der Parteienpolarisierung. Der Einfluss von Wahlsystemen und Einkommensungleichheit [Determinants of Party Polarization. The Impact of Electoral Systems and Income Inequality]", Supervisors: Philipp Harfst and Nils Düpont

Research Interests
  • Electoral Systems
  • Parties and Party System
  • Intra-Party Cohesion
  • Political Institutions
Publications

Publications

Jahn, Detlef / Düpont, Nils / Kosanke, Sven / Oberst, Christoph together with Behm, Thomas / Rachuj, Martin (2018): PIP - Parties, Institutions & Preferences. PIP Collection [Version 2018-02], Chair of Comparative Politics, University of Greifswald.

Harfst, Philipp / Dingler, Sarah C. / Fortin-Rittberger, Jessica / Noseck, Julian / Kosanke, Sven (2018): Elusive Indeed - The Mechanical versus Psychological Effects of Electoral Rules at the District Level, in: Electoral Studies 53: 90-98.

Conference Participation

Harfst, Philipp / Fortin-Rittberger, Jessica / Dingler, Sarah C. / Kosanke, Sven / Noseck, Julian (2018): The Political Consequences of Electoral Systems. A Time Sensitive Approach, ECPR General Conference, Hamburg.

Kosanke, Sven / Harfst, Philipp / Düpont, Nils (2018): Party Positions, Elelectoral Systems, and Income Inequality, ECPR General Conference, Hamburg.

Kosanke, Sven / Harfst, Philipp / Düpont, Nils (2018): Party Positions, Elelectoral Systems, and Income Inequality, EPSA 8th Annual General Conference, Vienna.

Harfst, Philipp / Fortin-Rittberger, Jessica / Dingler, Sarah C. / Noseck, Julian / Kosanke, Sven (2017): Mechanical and Political Consequences of Electoral Systems. A Dynamic Perspective, MPSA 75th Annual Conference, Chicago.

Harfst, Philipp / Fortin-Rittberger, Jessica / Dingler, Sarah C. / Noseck, Julian / Kosanke, Sven (2016): Mechanical and Political Consequences of Electoral Systems. A Dynamic Perspective, EPSA 6th Annual Conference, Brussels.

Miscellanea

Review for Counting Counts: Lehrer / Lin (2018): Everything to everyone? Not when you are internally divided, Party Politics.

Current Teaching

Summer Term 2019

BA-level course "Wahlen in Deutschland"

MA-level course "Applied Quantitative Methods fpr Political Party Research" (at University of Salzburg)

Winter Term 2018/19

BA-level course "Wahlen und Wahlsysteme"

Summer Term 2018

MA-level course "Consequences of Electoral System Change"

Winter Term 2017/18

BA-level course "Vergleichende Wahlsystemforschung"