Benjamin G. Engst (CV) is a research associate at the Collaborative Research Center SFB 884 at the University of Mannheim in Project C4. His research focuses on Comparative Political Behavior and Comparative Political Institutions with a strong background in Quantitative Methods and an emphasis on Judicial Politics in a cross-European comparison.
University of Mannheim
B6, 30-32 - Room 338
68131 Mannheim – GERMANY
Phone: +49 (0) 621 181 – 3441
Personal Website: www.benjamin-engst.de
Benjamin received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Public Law and a Master of Arts in Political Science from the University of Mannheim (Germany). He spent his first year of graduate studies at the Johns Hopkins University (MD, USA).
Benjamin was a research associate at the Chairs for Comparative Politics at the Leibniz University of Hannover (Germany) and the Georg-August-University of Göttingen (Germany) prior to joining the SFB. He recently submitted his dissertation, entitled: "The Two Faces of Judicial Power: The Dynamics of Judicial-Political Bargaining" at the Center for Doctoral Studies in Social and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Mannheim. Doing research for his dissertation he has been to Emory University (GA, USA) supported through a Ph.D. Scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). In addition, he was involved in the research project "The Federal Constitutional Court as a Veto Player."