Lea Heyne

Lea Heyne


Phone: 044 634 52 16


Curriculum vitae

Born 1988 in Bremen. 2007 to 2011 BA studies in Political Science and Sociology at the University of Göttingen, from 2009 to 2010 at the University of Geneva. 2011 to 2013 double degree programme (MA) in Political Science and International Affairs at Sciences Po Paris and Free University Berlin. Work as a student assistant for Prof. Dr. Franz Walter at the Göttingen Institute for Democracy Research and for Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Merkel at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center. Since October 2013 PhD-Student and project assistant at the NCCR Democracy project “Democracy Barometer”.

Research Focus

Empirical democracy research, citizens' perceptions of democracy, satisfaction and trust, democratic identities, crisis of democracy.