Pascal Siemsen

Pascal Siemsen

Research Assistant / PhD Student

Ruhr-University Bochum


I am a PhD student at the Ruhr-University Bochum. My research interests lie in the fields of social policy, labour markets and voting behaviour. The working title of my dissertation is “The Causal Influence of Social Policy on Democratic Values and Voting Abstention".


  • Causal Inference
  • Social Policy
  • Voting Behaviour


  • Master in Political Science, 2016

    University of Bremen

  • Bachelor in Political Science, 2012

    University of Mannheim

Courses Taught

Master SeminarModern Causal Analysis in the Social SciencesSS20
Bachelor TutorialMultivariate statistische VerfahrenSS19, SS20
Bachelor TutorialMethoden der empirischen SozialforschungWS18,SS19,WS19,WS20