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HJA_abschiedI am a sociologist and empirical social scientist at the at the Chair for Sociology with Focus on Quantitative Methods for Social Research, Goethe University Frankfurt. My interests include immigration, ethnic conflicts and public opinion. I studied sociology, political science, social psychology, and social policy at the Universities of Mannheim and Cologne.

For my research, I analyze diverse types of data, including experimental, longitudinal and multi-national sources as well as newspaper articles. My work has been published in prestigious journals like the European Sociological Review and the Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie. Moreover, I have presented my work at various international conferences. I have received various awards for my research so far, including the 2016 award of the Fritz Thyssen Stiftung for the best social science paper published in German, the Janet A. Harkness best student paper award 2014 of the World Association for Public Opinion Research and the American Association for Public Opinion Research, and an honorable mention for European Survey Research Association early career award 2017. For more information on my vita please click here.

In addition, I teach courses on the practical implementation of quantitative methodology and the writing of empirical studies for students of the social sciences on master level (in English and German).

Feel free to contact me.

key publications:

Czymara, C. S. & Dochow, S. (2018): Mass Media and Concerns about Immigration in Germany in the 21st Century: Individual-Level Evidence over 15 Years. European Sociological Review.

Czymara, C. S. & Schmidt-Catran, A. W. (2017): Refugees Unwelcome? Changes in the Public Acceptance of Immigrants and Refugees in Germany in the Course of Europe’s ‘Immigration Crisis’. European Sociological Review.

Czymara, C. S. & Schmidt-Catran, A. W. (2016): Wer ist in Deutschland willkommen? Eine Vignettenanalyse zur Akzeptanz von Einwanderern. Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie.