Marco Wähner

Scientific Assistant/PhD Student

Marco Wähner

Marco Wähner is a research assistant in the Research Data & Methods department. There he supports researchers in different phases of the research process, especially in data collection and analysis. He is also a research assistant at the Institute of Social Sciences at the Chair of Sociology and a doctoral student at the NRW Research College “Online Participation”. His research interests include empirical social research methods, digital behavioural data and online participation. The focus of his doctoral thesis is the investigation of (individual) conditions of political participation on the internet by means of factorial survey experiments.

Curriculum vitae

  • Masch, L., Kieslich, K., Huseljić, K., Wähner, M., & Neef, J.-S. (2021). R – Ein Einführungsskript. Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf. DOI: 10.24337/00001

  • Niederelz, C., Nguyen, P. , Wähner, M., Frieß, D., Becker, M., Braun, A. & Stodden, R. (2022). Die Corona-Pandemie als Katalysator der Verwaltungsdigitalisierung? Ergebnisse einer Befragungsstudie in Kommunalverwaltungen in NRW. Verwaltung & Management, 28(4), 186-192, https://doi.org/10.5771/0947-9856-2022-4-186

  • Deubel, A. & Wähner, M. (2022, November). Spuren im Netz – Was Social Media-Daten anderen über uns verraten. Bundesweite Aktionstage „Netzpolitik & Demokratie“. Sächsische Landeszentrale für politische Bildung (online). 

  • Huseljić, K. & Wähner, M. (2021, März). Implementing a “Strong Democracy” on a local level. The Role of Incentives and Local Participation for Legitimacy Beliefs. Local Politics. Political Studies Association (PSA), Belfast (online).

  • Wähner, M. (2020, November). Political Online Participation at the Local Level. Revisiting the challenges of democratic inclusion in theory & practice, Zürich (online).

  • Wähner, M. & Huseljić, K. (2020, Juli). All politics is local. Resources, incentives and the likelihood for political online participation in top down procedures. Participatory Governance: How Participatory Systems Interact with Representative Institutions. Political Studies Association (PSA), Edinburgh (online).

Marco Wähner

Scientific Assistant/PhD Student