Bastiaan Bruinsma, Ph.D.

Bruinsma

Chair of Political Sciences with a Focus on Qualitative Empirical Social Research

Research Fellow

Faculty of Social Sciences
Department of Political Science
Goethe University Frankfurt/Main

Theodor-W.-Adorno-Platz 6
60323 Frankfurt am Main

Room: 2nd floor 157 PEG Building
Phone: +49 69 798 36641 
E-Mail: bruinsma[at]soz.uni-frankfurt.de

Office Hours:
Please contact me at bruinsma[at]soz.uni-frankfurt.de
for an appointment. 

 


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VITA

Since 06/2019

Research Fellow at the Faculty of Social Sciences, 
Chair of Political Sciences with a Focus on Qualitative Empirical Social Research 
(Professor Claudius Wagemann).

05/2019

PhD in Political Science & Sociology at the Scuola Normale Superiore, Florence

07/2014

Master of Arts in European Studies at the Westfälische Wilhelms Universität Münster

Master of Science in European Studies at the Universiteit Twente, Enschede

07/2012 

Bachelor of Science in Public Administration at the Universiteit Twente, Enschede 


Research Focus

  • Political methodology
  • Voting Advice Applications
  • Quantitative Text Analysis

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Papers

  • Bruinsma, Bastiaan & Gemenis, Kostas. (2019). Validating Wordscores: The Promises and Pitfalls of Computational Text Scaling. Communication Methods and Measures. doi:10.1080/19312458.2019.1594741

  • Gemenis, Kostas & Bruinsma, Bastiaan & Djouvas, Costas & Manavopoulos, Vasilis & Mendez, Fernando. (2017). Stem-Consult: Voting Advice Application data for the 2017 parliamentary election in the Netherlands. DANS. doi:10.17026/dans-24r-225b 


Conferences

2018 

Evaluating Visualisations in Voting Advice Applications, ECPR General Conference, Hamburg

Challenging the Manifesto Project Data Monopoly: A New Database, EPSA General Conference, Vienna

The Effect of Question Wording in VAA Questionnaires on their Vote Recommendation, ECPR Joint Sessions of Workshops, Nicosia

Assessing Online Voting Advice Applications, Graduate Network Conference, Berlin

2017

Assessing the Quality of Questionnaires in Voting Advice Applications, ECPR General Conference, Oslo.

Challenging the Manifesto Project data monopoly: Estimating policy position time-series using expert and mass survey data, EPSA General Conference, Milan.

2015

Validating Wordscores, EPSA General Conference, Vienna.

2014

Validating Wordscores for Use in Voting Advice Applications, ECPR General Conference, Glasgow

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