Tom Sauer

Tom Sauer M.A.

Research Associate

Contact

Work S4|22 210
Landwehrstraße 48A
Post/Mail: Dolivostraße 15
64293 Darmstadt

Tom Sauer works as a research associate in the field of “Comparative Politics and European Integration” under the direction of Prof. Dr. Michèle Knodt. There he is involved in the interdisciplinary research project „Socio-technical Evaluation of Combined Heat, Power and Cooling Systems for the Building Sector“. In addition, in SoSe 2021 he teached in the field of “Comparative Politics and German Government”.

During his studies at the University of Mannheim and the Technical University of Darmstadt, he worked as a student assistant at GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences.

Research interests

  • Empirical social research
  • Party research
  • Populism research
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Governance of the Energy Transformation

Consultation hour

via EMail

Since 05/2021 Research associate in the project „Socio-technical Evaluation of Combined Heat, Power and Cooling Systems for the Building Sector“ (Prof. Dr. Michèle Knodt), TU Darmstadt
10/2018 – 04/2021 M.A. Governance and Public Policy, TU Darmstadt
Master thesis “Die Alternative für Deutschland – gespaltenes Land oder spaltende Partei? Eine Analyse.”
01/2019 – 04/2021 Student assistant in the projects „German Longitudinal Election Study“ (GLES) and „Family Research and Demographic Analysis“ (FReDA), GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences
06/2017 – 12/2018 Working student „Data Science and Machine Learning“, sovanta AG
09/2014 – 09/2018 B.A. Political Science (Major) and Psychology (Minor), Mannheim University
Bachelor thesis „Der Einfluss von Terroranschlägen auf die Wahlabsicht am Beispiel Deutschlands“
04/2016 – 05/2017 Student assistant in the project „German Longitudinal Election Study“ (GLES), GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences