Martin Ulrich


Saarland University
Department of European Social Research
Building C5 3
Room 0.16
66123 Saarbrücken


Professional career

  • Since July 2023: Research assistant at the Chair of Sociology with a focus on Europe at Saarland University.
  • 2019 - 2023: Research assistant and doctoral candidate in sociology at Paris Lodron University Salzburg.
  • 2016 - 2019: MA studies in Sociology and Basic Statistics at the LMU Munich.
  • 2012 - 2016: BA studies in social sciences (focus on sociology) and social psychology at the University of Augsburg

Research focus

His thematic focus is on social structure analysis and political attitude research (esp. political ideologies, political trust, conspiracy theories, etc.). He mainly uses quantitative research methods, in particular descriptive and multivariate analysis procedures, factor analyses, multiple correspondence analyses and multilevel regression models. In addition, he uses experimental survey designs.

He wrote his thesis entitled "Thoughts are free? A sociological analysis of the relationship between social situation and political ideologies" at Paris Lodron University Salzburg from 2019 to 2023.