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Ulrike is a Political Scientist specialising in the effects of formal and informal political institutions on the risk of ethnic civil war. She obtained her PhD in Political Science from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) in 2012, having previously completed her first Masters degree (Magister Artium) in Political Science, Sociology and Philosophy at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU) in 2005, and her second Masters degree (Master of Research) in Political Science at the LSE in 2006.
Ulrike has held teaching positions in the fields of Comparative Politics and International Relations Theory at the LMU, the University of Warwick and the LSE. Before joining DEV in January 2015, she had been working as Fellow in Government at the LSE from 2011 to 2014.
Key Research Interests and Expertise
Civil wars and political violence, formal and informal political institutions, forms of government, electoral systems, state structures, corruption, democracy and democratization.
Expertise related to UN Sustainable Devlopment Goals
In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):
Doctor of Philosophy, London School of Economics and Political Science
Award Date: 31 Dec 2012
Master of Research, London School of Economics and Political Science
Award Date: 1 Nov 2006
Master of Arts, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Award Date: 10 Feb 2005
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14/08/18 → 13/02/21
2 Citations (Scopus)
Decentralisation and the management of ethnic conflict: Lessons from the Republic of Macedonia, by Aisling LyonTheuerkauf, U. G., Mar 2021, In: Nationalities Papers. 49, 2, p. 392-395 4 p.
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Economic Well-Being and Self-Placements on a Left-Right Scale: Evidence from Undergraduate Students in Seven CountriesEsposito, L. & Theuerkauf, U., 3 Nov 2021, (Accepted/In press) In: Journal of Political Ideologies.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen Access
Abranches, M. & Theuerkauf, U., 2021, In: Visual Anthropology. 34, 5, p. 423-453 31 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile
Territorial Self-Governance and Proportional Representation: Reducing the Risk of Territory-Centred Intrastate ViolenceNeudorfer, N. S., Theuerkauf, U. & Wolff, S., 11 Jun 2020, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Territory, Politics, Governance.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile1 Citation (Scopus)12 Downloads (Pure)