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Marie Lohrum

Research Fellow
Tel. +49 (6221) 482-347

Main Fields of Research:

European Union Politics; Democracy Theory; Extremism and the Influence of Non-state Governance Actors in Decision-making Processes

Academic Career:

since 01/2021 Research Fellow and PhD Student in the Research Group MAGGI under supervision of PD Dr. Janne Mende

09/2017 - 06/2019 Master of Science "Research Master European Studies", Maastricht University

  • Focus on Governance and Representation in Europe as well as quantitative research methods

  • Master thesis titled “Politics Behind Closed Doors? Examining Unregulated Interest Group Access to European Commission Officials”; Supervisor: Dr. Andreea Nastase

11/2018 - 12/2018 Internship at the Hessian Representation to the European Union, Brussels

09/2018 - 11/2018 Research Assistant at VoteWatch Europe, Brussels

04/2017 - 07/2017 Internship at the federal executive board of Deutscher Gewerkschaftsbund, Berlin

10/2015 - 04/2017 Student Assistant at the Department Chair Domestic Politics and Comparative Government, Professor Dr. Marcus Höreth, Kaiserslautern

10/2015 - 02/2017 ​​​​​​​Student Assistant at the Department Chair Methods of Empirical Social Research, Junior-Professor Dr. Jochen Mayerl, Kaiserslautern

  • Tutor in Methods of Empirical Social Research I and II

10/2013 - 07/2017 Bachelor of Arts "Integrative Sozialwissenschaft", Technische Universität Kaiserslautern

  • Focus on Political Science

Current Research Projects

Working Papers

  • The Multiplication of Authorities in Global Governance Institutions: A Research Agenda. Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law & International Law Research Paper Series, Jg. 7, Nr. 2022-06, 2022 (with Janne Mende, Ruji Auethavornpipat, Fumie Nakmura).


WS 2021/2022

The Political System of the European Union: Comparing Interest Representation

Technische Universität Kaiserslautern

Participation in Conferences at Home and Abroad

11th Biennial Conference of the ECPR Standing Group on the European Union, Luiss University Rome, Italy, 08.06.2022 - 10.06.2022

European Union Studies Association 17th Biennial Conference, Miami Florida, 19.05.2022 - 21.05.2022

"Privacy 2.0 - Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Privacy in the digital Age" Scientific Conference of the Doctoral Students of the Hans Böckler Foundation, Dresden, 06.04.2022 - 08.04.2022

10th GESIS Summer School in Survey Methodology, course titled "Mixed-Methods and Multimethod Research", taught by Prof. Dr. Ingo Rohlfing and Dr. Leonce Röth, University of Cologne, online, 16.08.2021 - 20.08.2021

11th ECPR Summer School of the Standing Goup on Interest Groups, topic "Interest Groups and Lobbying in the Policymaking Process", University of Ljubljana, online, 30.06.2021 - 08.07.2021

IV Global Conference on the Sustained Eradication of Child Labour, Buenos Aires, 14.11.2017 - 16.11.2017



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