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Stoeckel, Florian

Lecturer in Politics

University of Exeter, United Kingdom



Max Weber alumnus

Department of Political and Social Sciences

Cohort(s): 2014/2015, 2015/2016

Ph.D. Institution

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States


I am interested in public opinion, political behaviour, and political psychology. In my dissertation I examine the structure and formation of attitudes to European integration, with a particular focus on the role of citizens’ political identities.
I defended my dissertation in April 2014 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
I majored in comparative politics and minored in social psychology. During my time as a PhD researcher I have benefited from extended visiting fellowships at the University of Oxford (Nuffield College), at the Freie Universitaet Berlin, and from additional training at the methods summer school of the University of Essex.
Methodologically, I am interested in quantitative analyses, experiments, and focus group research.
Before my graduate studies at UNC Chapel Hill, I completed a German MA equivalent (Diplom) in political science at the Freie Universitaet Berlin and was a Fulbright exchange student at Duke University. I have experience as a teaching assistant and instructor in comparative politics and EU politics. Some of my research is published in European Union Politics and the Journal of European Public Policy. I am happy to advise students in the fields of EU public opinion research and quantitative methods.
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