Current Visiting Researchers

Marta Kolczynska

Annelies Blom

Former Visiting Researchers

Despalatovic, Ljiljana - November 2021


Sandra Walzenbach a survey methodologist with a general interest in methods of empirical social research and big data. Having studied at Mannheim and Konstanz University, most of her work is based on experimental approaches and aims at enhancing data quality in surveys. Visiting from February 24 to 28 2020



Modesto Escobar holds a PhD. (1985) in Sociology from the Complutense University of Madrid. At present, he is Professor of Sociology at the Department of Sociology and Communication of the University of Salamanca (1993-2019). His area of interest is social sciences methodology due to his research and his lectures on survey analysis and his publications in many areas. Visiting from February 13 to June 30, 2019.


Hans Hämäläinen Postdoctoral researcher in the frame of the research project “Care, Retirement & Wellbeing of Older People Across Different Welfare Regimes” (CREW) and lecturer at the Open University of Helsinki. Visiting from February 2018 to February 2019



Antti O. Tanskanen Senior lecturer at the University of Helsinki and senior researcher at the University of Turku and Population Research Institute. Visiting from October 2018 to November 2018

Mirkka Danielsbacka Senior researcher at the University of Turku and Population Research Institute. Visiting from October 2018 to November 2018 

Jonathan Zaragoza European University Institute, Florence, Italy. Visiting from June to July 2017 and September to November 2018

Carsten Q. Schneider Professor of Political Science at the Central European University (CEU), Budapest. Visiting from October 2017 to June 2018

Agata Maria Kraj Third-year doctoral student at the Bamberg Graduate School of Social Sciences, Germany. Visiting from March 2018 to May 2018

Jan Karem Höhne Postdoctoral researcher at the Center of Methods in Social Sciences at the University of Goettingen, Germany. Visiting from January 2018 to February 2018



Pierluigi Conzo Tenure-track Assistant Professor at the Dept. of Economics & Statistics "Cognetti de Martiis" (Univ. of Turin) and affiliate at Collegio Carlo Alberto. Visiting in September 2017



Özgehan Şenyuva Associate Professor at the International Relations Department at Middle East Technical University, Ankara. Visiting from July to August 2016



Yang Bai Ph.D. student at University of California Berkeley. Visiting from October 2015 to November 2015

Laura Maruskin Ph.D. student in Social/Personality Psychology at University of California Berkeley. Visiting from October 2015 to November 2015

Craig L. Anderson Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley. Visiting from October 2015 to November 2015 

Maria Monroy Lab Manager at Berkeley Social Interaction Lab. Visiting from October 2015 to November 2015 

Rory Fitzgerald City University London. Director of the Centre for Comparative Social Surveys. Director of the European Social Survey (ESS). Visiting in October 2015 

Malcolm Fairbrother School of Geographical Sciences, University Road, Bristol, UK. Visiting from May 2015 to September 2015 

Gary Segura Department of Political Science, Stanford University. Visiting from April 2015 to June 2015 

Laur Lilleoja Institute of International and Social Studies, Tallinn University. Visiting from March 2015 to May 2015



Daniele Toninelli Assistant Professor Economic Statistics, University of Bergamo. Visiting in December 2014