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Dr. Elisabeth Badenhoop

Elisabeth Badenhoop

Elisabeth Badenhoop

Elisabeth Badenhoop


Dr. Elisabeth Badenhoop is a Senior Researcher and Lecturer in Government and Policy Research at the Department of Political Science. Before joining the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg in November 2020, she worked as a Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity in Göttingen, and as a Research Fellow at the University of Edinburgh, UK. She holds a Ph.D. in Sociology and an M.Sc. in “Equality and Human Rights” (with distinction) both from the University of Glasgow, UK, and a B.A. in Social Sciences, Philosophy and Politics from the University of Leipzig. Her research focuses on the governance and lived experiences of migration and citizenship from a comparative perspective. Her research has been published in international peer-reviewed journals, including Governance, Regulation & Governance, Comparative Political Studies, and Migration Studies.

Publications (November 2020)

  • “What isn’t in the files, isn’t in the world”: Understanding State Ignorance of Irregular Migration in Germany and the U.K. Governance, 2020, early online, 1-18. (with Christina Boswell)   
  • The fallacy of perfect regulatory controls: Lessons from database surveillance of migration in West Germany from the 1950s to the 1970s. Regulation & Governance, 2020, early online, 1-17.   
  • What Drives the Immigration-Welfare Policy Link? Comparing Germany, France and the United Kingdom. Comparative Political Studies, 2020, early online, 1-34. (with Mike Slaven and Sara Casella Colombeau) *2019 Best Paper Award, Immigration Research Network, Council for European Studies   
  • Calling for the Super Citizen: Citizenship Ceremonies in the UK and Germany as Techniques of Subject-formation. Migration Studies, 2017, 5 (3): 409-27.   

Blog posts, book reviews and interviews

Current Teaching

Undergraduate Courses

BA Basismodul Regierungslehre und Policyforschung, Übungen 7 und 8 „Das Regierungssystem Deutschlands“

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