• Hiking the Pizol Mountain

    Our 2018 group hike took us to the Swiss Alps above the Rhine valley where we had a wonderful day on the "Five Lakes Trail" (Photo: Gabriele Zander).

  • The Use of Positive Words in Political Science Language

    How does the language of political science change over time? Our research shows that political scientists increasingly frame their research in a positive tone. 

  • New Study on Protest Reporting

    In our recent paper published in Political Communication we show that protest events receive more media coverage if they occur in the wake of highly salient events. This effect has clear temporal and spatial boundaries.

  • A Global Map of Internet Coverage

    Our recent paper published in Science uses network traffic observations to measure Internet coverage remotely, and to study the effect of politics on Internet service provision. 

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