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Dr. David Willumsen

Dr. David Willumsen

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow


Geschwister-Scholl-Institut für Politikwissenschaft
Lehrstuhl für Politische Systeme und Europäische Integration
Oettingenstraße 67
D-80538 München

Room: U 168
Phone: +49 (0) 89 / 2180-9043
Fax: +49 (0) 89 / 2180-9042


Further Information


David Willumsen studied Political Science and European Politics at the London School of Economics. In 2013 he received his PhD in Political Science from the European University Institute, Florence, on the topic of party unity in European legislatures, having spent four months as an exchange student at ETH Zürich in 2011.

In 2012-2013, he taught European Politics and worked as a researcher at the University of Zurich (NCCR Democracy). Since July 2013, he has been working as a post-doctoral fellow on the DFG-funded project "Staggered membership renewal and differential time horizons in second chambers", at the Chair of Prof. Dr. Goetz.

Subjects of Interest: Political Parties, Legislative Studies (in particular party unity), EU Politics, Electoral Studies, Quantitative Methods.

In October 2016, he takes up a new position at the University of Innsbruck.


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