Dr. Alex Hartland

Postdoc and research assistant
Building C5 3, Room 0.30
Phone: +49 681 302-2374




Dr. Alex Hartland is a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Political Science with a focus on European Integration and International Relations at Saarland University.

He completed his PhD at the University of Manchester, where he analysed the impact of lobbying and public opinion on asylum policy in Germany and the UK. Previously, he studied Intercultural Conflict Management at the Alice Salomon Hochschule in Berlin and Psychology at the University of Warwick.

His work focuses on political trust, interest groups and comparative European politics. He uses survey data, quantitative text analysis, experimental research designs and qualitative methods to investigate the role of institutions, lobbying and public opinion in politics and political behaviour.



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