Research fellow/ PhD candidate

Lucas Geese 


Feldkirchenstraße 21
Tel.: +49(0)951 / 863-3010
Venue: F21/03.13
lucas.geese(at)uni-bamberg.de

 

 

 

CV (short)

2005-2012; Studied Political Science, Economics and History of Economics and Innovations at the University of Bamberg (awarded degree: Diplom-Politologe)

2008-2009; Studied abroad at Vilnius University, Lithuania

2011; Student assistant at the Chair of Policy Analysis (University of Bamberg)

2012; Internship for 6 months with TNS Infratest in Hamburg

October 2012 - December 2014; Research fellow at the Chair for Comparative Politics/ University of Bamberg with main responsibilities in the management of international Double MA degrees in Political Science

since May 2014; Research fellow at the Chair for Comparative Politics/ University of Bamberg with the ORA-Projekt "Pathways to Powers - The Political Representation of Citizens of Immigrant Origin in Eight European Democracies (PATHWAYS)"

Research interests

  • Political representation, especially with regard to citizens of immigrant-origin
  • Electoral Systems

Languages spoken

  • German (native)
  • English (proficient)

Current research/ PhD project

  • Electoral Systems and the political representation of citizens of immigrant-origin in Europe. (within the framework of the ORA+-Project "Pathways to Powers - The Political Representation of Citizens of Immigrant Origin in Eight European Democracies"

Publications

  • Geese, Lucas, Wolfgang Goldbach, and Thomas Saalfeld. 2015. "Mobility and Representation: Legislators of Non-European Origin in the British House of Commons, 2001-2015." In Jahrbuch Für Europäische Geschichte. European History Yearbook, ed. Sarah Panter. Berlin and Boston: De Gruyter Oldenbourg, 83-109. Link

Working papers/ work in progress

  • Joint paper project with Diana Schacht: "Immigrant Representation in the 2013 German Elections: The Impact of Immigrants’ Residential Concentration under Mixed Electoral Rules". article manuscript prepared for presentation at the 74th Annual MPSA Conference in Chicago, April 07-10 2016 (Panel 29-1: Gender, Minorities and Legislative Representation). Link
  • Joint paper project with Thomas Saalfeld, David Schmuck and Andreas M. Wüst: "Germany: Inequalities of Immigrant Inclusion in a Gridlocked Party Democracy and a Divided Political Culture". book section manuscript.
  • Joint project with Lucas Geese, Thomas Saalfeld, Carsten Schwemmer and Daphne van der Pas: "Substantive Representation and CIO MPs: A First Approach in Four European Democracies". book section manuscript.

Conference and workshop presentations

  • "Main elements of electoral systems to be collected in the PATHWAYS project". 28th-30th January 2015. PATHWAYS workshop with the project's advisory board, University of Lisbon/ Institute of Social Sciences.
  • Joint presentation with Thomas Saalfeld: "Anwendungen von Topic Models auf einen Text-Corpus mit parlamentarischen Fragen in Großbritannien". 19th&20th November 2015. DARIAH-DE Methodenworkshop "Quantitative Vorauswahl und Validierung für ein qualitatives Arbeiten in den Geisteswissenschaften: Ein iterativer Prozess?", University of Bamberg/ Faculty of Information Systems and Applied Computer Sciences.
  • "Substantive representation and immigrant-origin MPs: First content analysis of legislative floor activities". 15th February 2016. PATHWAYS workshop "Presentation of preliminary findings event", London/ Institute for Government.
  • "Immigrant Representation in the 2013 German Elections: The Impact of Immigrants’ Residential Concentration under Mixed Electoral Rules". Manuscript presentation at the 74th Annual MPSA Conference in Chicago, April 07-10 2016 (Panel 29-1: Gender, Minorities and Legislative Representation). Link
  • "Immigrant Representation in the 2013 German Elections: The Impact of Immigrants’ Residential Concentration under Mixed Electoral Rules". Manuscript presentation at the Bamberg Graduate School of Social Sciences, Workshop “Leaders. Candidates. Activists. The Dynamics of Party Organisation“, April 21-22 2016.
  • "Substantive Representation and CIO MPs: A First Approach in Four European Democracies". Manuscript presentation at the ECPR Joint Session Workshop "The Representation of Citizens of Immigrant Origin in Established Democracies". 25-28 April 2016, University of Pisa/ Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna.
  • "Electoral Institutions and the Descriptive Representation of Citizens of Immigrant-Origin: a district-level analysis". Manuscript presentation at the APSA Annual Meeting in Panel "Migrants’ Representation: Parties, Electoral Systems and Mobilization". 1-4 September 2016, Philadelphia.
  • "Personal Preferences or Institutional Rules? How Legislative Institutions and Party Organizations Influence Parliamentary Activities of Legislators of Immigrant Origin". Manuscript presentation at the APSA Annual Meeting in Panel "Legislative Organization and Immigrant-Origin Representatives in Europe". 1-4 September 2016, Philadelphia. 
  • "Electoral Institutions and the Descriptive Representation of Citizens of Immigrant-Origin: a district-level analysis". Manuscript presentation at the ECPR General Conference in Panel "How Responses to Migration by Parties and the Public shape Political Representation". 7-10 September 2016, Prague.
  • "Personal Preferences or Institutional Rules? How Legislative Institutions and Party Organizations Influence Parliamentary Activities of Legislators of Immigrant Origin". Manuscript presentation at the ECPR General Conference in Panel "Parliamentary Rules and
    the Representation of Minority Preferences". 7-10 September 2016, Prague. 

 

Teaching

  • Winter term 12/13: Introduction to qualitative methods in Comparative Politics
  • Summer term 13: Introduction to qualitative methods in Comparative Politics
  • Winter term 13/14: Introduction to qualitative methods in Comparative Politics
  • Winter term 15/16: BA seminar "Introduction to Comparative Politics"
  • Winter term: MA Seminar "Radical Right and Populist Discourses in Legislative Debate" (jointly with Prof. Dr. Tomas Saalfeld)