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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
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 Development 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
Uribe, J. J., Padilla, S., Rodriguez Fernandez, I., Theuerkauf, U., Sala Valdes, C., Barros, N., Salamanca, M. D. P. & Alvarez, M., 27 Apr 2022, Paces desde abajo. Desafios y oportunidades de otra paz.: Peace(s) from below. Challenges and opportunities for another peace. Uribe, J. J., Rodríguez, I. & Baquero, J. (eds.). First edition ed. Bogota: Editorial Uniersidad del Rosario, p. 21-52 31 p.
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Chapter (peer-reviewed) › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile4 Downloads (Pure)
Territorial self-governance and proportional representation: Reducing the risk of territory-centred intrastate violenceNeudorfer, N. S., Theuerkauf, U. & Wolff, S., Jun 2022, In: Territory, Politics, Governance. 10, 4, p. 504-526 23 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile2 Citations (Scopus)13 Downloads (Pure)
Cultural violence in the aftermath of the Brexit referendum: Manifestations of post-racial xeno-racismAbranches, M., Theuerkauf, U., Scott, C. & White, C., 2021, In: Ethnic and Racial Studies. 44, 15, p. 2876-2894 19 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile3 Citations (Scopus)1 Downloads (Pure)
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.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Book/Film/Article reviewOpen AccessFile1 Downloads (Pure)
Economic well-being and self-placements on a left-right scale: Evidence from undergraduate students in seven countriesEsposito, L. & Theuerkauf, U., 25 Nov 2021, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Journal of Political Ideologies.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile3 Downloads (Pure)