Staff

Professors

Foto Joachim Blatter

Prof. Dr. Joachim Blatter 

Head of the Department of Political Science; Professor of Political Science and Political Theory
T +41 41 229 55 92 • Room 3.B16 • joachim.blatterremove-this.@remove-this.unilu.ch
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Foto Andreas Balthasar

Prof. Dr. Andreas Balthasar 

Titular Professor of Political Science, Swiss Politics and Policy Evaluation
T +41 41 226 04 26 • andreas.balthasarremove-this.@remove-this.unilu.ch
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Prof. Dr. Lena Schaffer

Professor of Political Science and Inter- and Transnational Relations
T +41 41 226 55 95 • lena.schafferremove-this.@remove-this.unilu.ch
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Foto Alexander Trechsler

Prof. Dr. Alexander Trechsel

Full Professor of Political Science and Political Communication
T+41 41 229 55 90 • Room 3.B14 • alexander.trechselremove-this.@remove-this.unilu.ch
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Administration, Study Advisory Service and Mobility

Foto Stephanie Deuber

Stephanie Deuber

Administrative Assistant of the Department of Political Science
T +41 41 229 55 91 • Room 3.B04 • stephanie.deuberremove-this.@remove-this.unilu.ch
Office hours: Mondays to Thursdays

Michael Widmer, BA

Study Advisor and Study Programme Coordinator for BA/MA in Political Science, Dual Degree MA in Political Science and MA in World Society and Global Governance
T +41 41 229 55 89 • Room 3.A53
michael.widmerremove-this.@remove-this.unilu.ch
Office hours: Mondays to Wednesdays 
Appointments by prior arrangement

Research Assistants

Samuel David Schmid

Dr. Samuel D. Schmid

Postdoctoral Researcher and Lecturer (Prof. Dr. Alexander Trechsel)
Study Advisor and Study Programme Coordinator LUMACSS
T +41 41 229 56 04 • Raum 3.B14 • samuel.schmidremove-this.@remove-this.unilu.ch
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Dr. des. Johannes Schulz

Assistant and Senior Researcher (Prof. Dr. Joachim Blatter)
T +41 41 229 55 93 • Room 3.B11 • johannes.schulzremove-this.@remove-this.unilu.ch
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Permanent lecturers

Dr. rer. pol. Stefan Rieder

Permanent lecturer at the Deparment of Political Science
T ++41 41 226 04 26 • riederremove-this.@remove-this.interface-politikstudien.ch

Stefan Rieder is director at the Interface Political Studies Research Consulting in Lucerne. He acts as permantent lecturer at the Deparment of Political Science at the University of Lucerne.
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Research Associates and PhD Candidates

Dr. des. Maurits Heumann

SNSF Postdoctoral Researcher (Prof. Dr. Joachim Blatter)
T +41 41 229 55 98 • Room 3.B11 • maurits.heumannremove-this.@remove-this.unilu.ch
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Dr. Álvaro Canalejo-Molero

SNSF Postdoctoral Researcher (Prof. Dr. Alexander Trechsel)
T +41 41 229 55 85 • Room 3.A12 • alvaro.canalejo@unilu.ch
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Dr. Mathilde van Ditmars

SNF Postdoctoral Researcher (Prof. Dr. Alexander H. Trechsel)
T +41 41 229 55 88 • Room 3.B14 • Mathilde.VanDitmarsremove-this.@remove-this.unilu.ch
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Student assistants

Céline Helfenstein

Student assistant
T +41 41 229 57 54 • Room 3.A19 • celine.helfenstein@unilu.ch

Jonas Ineichen

Student Research Assistant ( DIGIPOL Porject Prof. Dr. Alexander Trechsel)
T +41 41 229 57 54 • Room 3.A19 •jonas.ineichen@unilu.ch

Jonathan Biedermann

Student Research Assistant ( DIGIPOL Project  Prof. Dr. Alexander Trechsel)
T +41 41 229 57 54 • Room 3.A19 • Jonathan.Biedermannremove-this.@remove-this.unilu.ch

Tutors

Christoph Schram

Tutor für das Seminar Research Design and Methods in Quantitative Research I
christoph.schram@stud.unilu.ch

 

Kiki Künzler

Tutor for the methods seminar on the practice of emp. Social Research
kiki.kuenzler@stud.unilu.ch

 

Jasper Ehrengruber

Tutor for the methods seminar on the practice of emp. Social Research
jasper.ehrengruber@stud.unilu.ch

 

Library

Foto Daniel Geiger

Dr. Daniel Geiger

Lecturer for Information literacy Politics
daniel.geigerremove-this.@remove-this.zhbluzern.ch
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The core team with its student assistants

Alumni and former employees

Dr. Andrea de Angelis

Senior Researcher and lecturer
 

Foto Lea Portmann

Dr. des. Lea Portmann

Research Assistant (Prof. Dr. Joachim Blatter)

 

Dr. Elie Michel

Post-doctoral Researcher (Prof. Joachim Blatter)

 

Dr. Resul Umit

Postdoc-Forscher (Prof. Lena Schaffer)

 

Foto Diego Garzia

Dr. Diego Garzia

Senior Research Fellow (SNF Ambizione-Stipendiat)

Foto Samuel Huber

Samuel Huber, MA

Study Advisor and Study Programme Coordinator

 

David Sanchez, MA

Research Assistant (SNF-Prof. Alrik Thiem)

 

Andri Heimann, BA

Student Research Assistant (Prof. Andreas Balthasar)
 

Giada Crivelli

Student research assistant (Prof. Joachim Blatter)
 

Tim Holleman

Former student research assistant (Prof. Lena Schaffer)

Please note that this list of our alumni is not complete. We only list more recent changes here. Thank you for your understanding.