Tom Sauer M.A.
Tom Sauer was working as a research associate in the field of “Comparative Politics and European Integration” under the direction of Prof. Dr. Michèle Knodt from May 2021 until April 2023. His research there includes the topic of hydrogen governance. In addition to research, he was active in teaching in the summer semester 2021 and winter semester 2021/2022.
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.
- Empirical social research
- Party research
- Populism research
- Quantitative Methods
- Governance of the Energy Transformation
|05/2022 – 04/2023||Research associate in the BMBF-funded Kopernikus-project „Ariadne“|
|05/2022 – 12/2022||Research associate in the mission eHUB within the LOEWE Centre emergenCITY|
|05/2021 – 04/2022||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|