Chair in Qualitative Empirical Research Methods

​Dr. Seraphine F. Maerz

Profilbild Seraphine Maerz


Institut für Politikwissenschaft
Fachbereich Gesellschaftswissenschaften
Theodor-W.-Adorno Platz 6

60323 Frankfurt am Main

Seraphine F. Maerz is Principal Investigator and Project Leader of the DFG-funded project „Smart Authoritarianism? Comparing the Internet Strategies of Authoritarian Regimes“. In other research projects, Seraphine studies the language of political leaders or investigates „Pandemic Backsliding“during the Covid-19 pandemic. More broadly, she compares and analyzes patterns in episodes of democratization and autocratization. Seraphine works with qualitative and quantitative methods and is passionate about computational text analysis.

For a detailed CV, list of publications and other regular updates, see Seraphine's website.