Andeas Küpfer
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Andreas Küpfer M.Sc.

Research Associate


Work S3|12 515
Residenzschloss 1
64283 Darmstadt

Andreas Küpfer has been working as a research associate in the field of “Comparative Politics and German Government” in the project “The Populist Challenge in Parliament” under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Christian Stecker since May 2022.

His interdisciplinary research interests include text-as-data, applying machine learning technologies, and substantial inference in the fields of political communication and political competition.

Research interests

  • Political Communication
  • Political Competition
  • Social Media
  • Text-as-data
  • Data Science
Since 05/2022 Research associate in the project „The Populist Challenge in Parliament“ at the TU Darmstadt, Prof. Dr. Christian Stecker
09/2019 – 02/2022 M.Sc. Data Science at the University of Mannheim, Thesis: “When local context trumps party unity: Using Twitter and NLP to explain geographical heterogeneity in legislators’ policy communication” (Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Thomas Gschwend and Dr. Denis Cohen)
10/2015 – 07/2019 B.Sc. Business Information Systems at the University of Applied Sciences in Karlsruhe

Consultation Hour

By appointment, via email.