DAAD Visiting Professor Christian Martin
Christian Martin is the Chair of Comparative Politics at the University of Kiel, Germany. He currently holds the Max Weber Chair in German and European Studies at New York University. He has studied political science at the University of Konstanz and holds a doctorate from there (2002). Christian has published on the effects of globalization for electoral participation, on the incentive to adopt more proportional voting systems in a highly globalized environment, and, most recently, on the substitution of policy instruments in processes of international policy diffusion. Most recently, Christian has published a paper on "Electoral Participation and Right Wing Authoritarian Success – Evidence from the 2017 Federal Elections in Germany" (forthcoming in Politische Vierteljahresschrift).