Dr. Sebastian Jungkunz

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Phone: +49 (0)951/863-2576

E-Mail: sebastian.jungkunz(at)uni-bamberg.de


Room: F21/03.69

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Sebastian Jungkunz is Post-Doctoral Researcher at the Chair of Political Sociology at the Otto-Friedrich-University Bamberg. He received a diploma in political science from the University of Bamberg in 2013 after an interim stay at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, USA. In 2014 he was also employed in the DFG project “Foreign and security policy attitudes in the USA and Germany” at the Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (MZES) and between 2019 and 2021 he served as project leader in the project "Bildung und Partizipation" (Education and Participation) at Zeppelin University. In 2019 he was a Visiting Scholar at the Graduate School of Political Science at Waseda University, Tokyo. He teaches seminars in conceptual fields of political sociology, as well as introductory and advanced methods of quantitative data analysis on bachelor and master level. His research interests are in the fields of quantitative methods, political behavior and political psychology, populism and political extremism. Since March 2020 he also works as Post-Doctoral Researcher at the Institute for Socio-Economics at the University of Duisburg-Essen in the project "The influence of socio-economic problems on political integration" (Prof. Dr. Paul Marx).

Research Projects

Principal Investigator in the DFG project "Political and religious extremism: Measuring and explaining explicit and implicit attitudes"  (with Prof. Dr. Marc Helbling, University of Mannheim).

 

Publications

Monographies

  • Jungkunz, Sebastian (2022): The Nature and Origins of Political Extremism in Germany and Beyond. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Rattinger, Hans, Harald Schoen, Fabian Endres, Sebastian Jungkunz, Matthias Mader, and Jana Pötzschke (2016): Old Friends in Troubled Waters: Policy Principles, Elites, and U.S.-German Relations at the Citizen Level after the Cold War. Baden-Baden: Nomos.

Edited Volumes

  • Quenzel, Gudrun, Michael Beck, and Sebastian Jungkunz (eds.) (forthcoming): Bildung und Partizipation. Bedingungen, Ausmaß und Folgen der Mitbestimmung von Schülerinnen und Schülern in der Schule. Budrich.


Journal Articles

  • Jungkunz, Sebastian, Robert A. Fahey, and Airo Hino (2021): How Populist Attitudes Scales Fail to Capture Support for Populists in Power, in: PLoS ONE, 16 (12): e0261658.
  • Jungkunz, Sebastian, and Paul Marx (2021): Income changes do not influence political involvement in panel data from six countries, in: European Journal of Political Research. DOI: 10.1111/1475-6765.12495.
  • Jungkunz, Sebastian, and Paul Marx (2021): The Negative Influence of Individual Socio-Economic Problems on Political Knowledge, in: International Journal of Public Opinion Research, 33 (4), 891–910.
  • Jungkunz, Sebastian (2021): Political Polarization During the COVID-19 Pandemic, in: Frontiers in Political Science, 3 (622512).
  • Helbling, Marc, and Sebastian Jungkunz (2020): Social Divides in the Age of Globalization, in: West European Politics, 43 (6), 1187–1210.
  • Castanho Silva, Bruno, Sebastian Jungkunz, Marc Helbling, and Levente Littvay (2020): An Empirical Comparison of Seven Populist Attitudes Scales, in: Political Research Quarterly, 73 (2), 409–424.
  • Schwemmer, Carsten, and Sebastian Jungkunz (2019): Whose ideas are worth spreading? The representation of women and ethnic groups in TED talks, in: Political Research Exchange, 1 (1), 1646102.
  • Jungkunz, Sebastian (2019): Towards a Measurement of Extreme Left-Wing Attitudes, in: German Politics, 28 (1), 101–122.
  • Jungkunz, Sebastian, Marc Helbling, and Carsten Schwemmer (2019): Xenophobia Before and After the Paris 2015 Attacks. Evidence from a Natural Experiment, in: Ethnicities, 19 (2), 271–291.

Book Chapters

  • Jungkunz, Sebastian, and Marc Helbling (accepted for publication): Populist Polarization in the Age of Globalization, in: Nina Wiesehomeier, Kirk A. Hawkins, Eliza Hawkins, Angelos Chryssogelos and Levente Littvay (eds.): The Ideational Approach to Populism: Consequences and Mitigation (chapter 5).
  • Jungkunz, Sebastian (accepted for publication): Links- und rechtsextreme Einstellungen in Deutschland 1994–2021, in: Backes, Uwe, Alexander Gallues, Eckhard Jesse, and Tom Thieme (eds.): Jahrbuch Extremismus & Demokratie 34. Baden-Baden: Nomos.
  • Jungkunz, Sebastian (forthcoming): Folgen der Beteiligung, in: Quenzel, Gudrun, Michael Beck, and Sebastian Jungkunz (eds.): Bildung und Partizipation. Bedingungen, Ausmaß und Folgen der Mitbestimmung von Schülerinnen und Schülern in der Schule. Budrich. (chapter 6).
  • Lehnerer, Elisa, Michael Beck, and Sebastian Jungkunz (forthcoming): Methodisches Vorgehen im Projekt, in: Quenzel, Gudrun, Michael Beck, and Sebastian Jungkunz (eds.): Bildung und Partizipation. Bedingungen, Ausmaß und Folgen der Mitbestimmung von Schülerinnen und Schülern in der Schule. Budrich (chapter 3).
  • Jungkunz, Sebastian, Elisa Lehnerer, and Alessandro Renna (forthcoming): Strukturelle und gesetzliche Rahmenbedingungen für die politische Partizipation in den Schulen in der Bodenseeregion, in: Quenzel, Gudrun, Michael Beck, and Sebastian Jungkunz (eds.): Bildung und Partizipation. Bedingungen, Ausmaß und Folgen der Mitbestimmung von Schülerinnen und Schülern in der Schule. Budrich. (chapter 2).
  • Rupp, Marina, and Sebastian Jungkunz (2013): Einstellungen von Müttern, in: Tanja Mühling, Harald Rost and Martina Rupp (eds.): Berufsrückkehr von Müttern. Lebensgestaltung im Kontext des neuen Elterngeldes. Opladen: Budrich, 139–160.

Misc

  • Jungkunz, Sebastian, and Paul Marx (2021): Income Changes Do Not Influence Political Participation: Evidence from Comparative Panel Data. IZA Discussion Paper No. 14198 & SOEPpapers No. 1129.
  • Breznau, Nate, Eike Mark Rinke, Alexander Wuttke, ... Sebastian Jungkunz ... et al. (2019): The Crowdsourced Replication Initiative: Investigating Immigration and Social Policy Preferences Using Meta-science. Executive Report. SocArXiv. January 26. doi:10.31235/osf.io/6j9qb.
  • Jungkunz, Sebastian (2019): The Nature and Origins of Political Extremism. How Left- and Right-Wing Extremist Attitudes Compare Across Two Decades. Dissertation. University of Bamberg.
  • Jungkunz, Sebastian (2017): Pommerat in der schönen neuen Welt – Wie aktuell ist die Revolution heute?, in: Programmheft “La Révolution #1 – Wir schaffen das schon”. ETA Hoffmann Theater Bamberg, 11–15.