Jonas Maximilian Bernhard

Jonas Maximilian Bernhard M.A.

Research Associate

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Jonas Bernhard works as a research associate in the DFG project “Collective Action Problems and Influence of Local Intergovernmental Associations” under supervision of Professor Nathalie Behnke. He studied political science and history at Heidelberg University from 2014 to 2020. During his studies he worked as a student assistant at the Institute of Political Science at Heidelberg University and in the “German Longitudinal Election Study” (GLES) project at GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences in Mannheim. His research focuses on comparative public policy and political sociology. In his master thesis he investigated the relationship between religiosity and right-wing populist attitudes in Germany.

Research interests

Multilevel policy-making

Political parties and interest groups

Elections, public opinion and voting behavior

Right-wing populism

Quantitative methods

Since 02/2021 Research associate in the DFG project “Collective Action Problems and Influence of Local Intergovernmental Associations” (Prof. Dr. Nathalie Behnke), TU Darmstadt
10/2019–12/2020 Student assistant in the project “German Longitudinal Election Study“ (GLES), GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences
04/2018–09/2020 M.A. Political Science, Heidelberg University. Master thesis: Gläubig, konservativ, autoritär? Religiosität und rechtspopulistische Einstellungen in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland
10/2017–09/2019 Student assistant at the Chair of Political Science (Prof. Dr. Reimut Zohlnhöfer), Heidelberg University
04/2016–09/2017 Student assistant at the Chair of Economic and Social History (Prof. Dr. Katja Patzel-Mattern), Heidelberg University
10/2014–03/2018 B.A. Political Science (Major) and History (Minor), Heidelberg University. Bachelor thesis: Die Sozial- und Arbeitsmarktpolitik der Bundesländer – Machen Parteien einen Unterschied?