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Dr. Hauke Licht

Cluster position Associated Member

Cluster member since 2022

Research Areas

Main research topics

Quantitative text analysis, electoral competition, democratic representation, computational political science


Hauke Licht is a postdoctoral researcher at the CCCP (Cologne Center for Comparative Politics) in the ERC-funded MINORITYRULE project lead by Prof. Dr. Proksch. In his research, he develops and applies text-as-data methods to study electoral competition and democratic representation. He has a particularly strong interest in applications to multilingual text data and methods at the intersection of quantitative political text analysis, natural language processing, and machine learning.