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Prof. Dr. Bernhard Weßels

Advisory Council

Bernhard Weßels is Professor at the Humboldt University of Berlin and Deputy Director of the Department "Democracy and Democratization" at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center. His research areas include comparative political behavior, mediation of interests and political representation. He is co-head of the German Election Study (GLES) and head of the Manifesto Project (MARPOR).


Selected Publications

Klingemann, H.-D., Gancheva, D., & Weßels, Bernhard (2017). Ideological Congruence. Choice, Visibility, Clarity. Parties, Governments and Elites. Wiesbaden: Springer VS, 53-72.

Giebler, H., & Weßels, B. (2017). If you don't know me by now. Explain local candidate recognition. German Politics 26(1), 149-169.

Schoen, H., & Weßels, B. (2016). Wahlen und Wähler. Analysen aus Anlass der Bundestagswahl 2013. Wiesbaden: Springer VS.

Weßels, B. (2015). Democratic Legitimacy. Concepts, Measures, Outcomes. How Europeans View and Evaluate Democracy. Series Comparative Politics. New York: Oxford University Press, 235-256.