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Lisa Schöllhammer

Dipl. rer. com.

Academic Staff Member
Institute for Social Sciences
Department of Political Science and Political Sociology


+49 711 685 83618

Breitscheidstr. 2
70174 Stuttgart
Room: 4.93

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Lisa Schöllhammer is a research assistant at the Institute for Social Sciences at the University of Stuttgart. Her research focuses on democratic theory (multiculturalism, liberal nationalism, solidarity, justice) as well as on political representation and elections. Her teaching areas include political communication and political theory.  Besides her research and teaching she is the elected diversity manager of the Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences.

Gabriel, Oscar W./Schöllhammer, Lisa: "Warum die Deutschen ihrem Abgeordneten nicht mehr vertrauen als dem Bundestag". In: Zeitschrift für Parlamentsfragen, 2009, 2, 464-480.

  • Winter semester 2020/2021, 2018/19, 2017/18:
    Political communication in Germany
  • Summer semester 2020, 2018:
    Comparative political communication
  • Summer semester 2020, 2019:
    Political communication advanced studies (University of Hohenheim)
  • Summer semester 2014
    The end of multiculturalism
  • Summer semester 2012
    Normative models of democracy and concepts of measuring democratic quality
  • Winter semester 2010/2011, summer semester 2011
    Social identity and democracy

Since 11/2020:
Elected diversity manager of the Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences

Since 10/2019 and 04/2018 till 03/2019 and 09/2008 till 09/2009
Research assistant and lecturer, University of Stuttgart, Institute for Social Sciences, Department of Political Systems and Political Sociology

04/2020 till 09/2020 and 12/2018 till 07/2019:
Research assistant and lecturer, University of Hohenheim, Institute for Communication Science, Department of Communication Science and Communication Theory

Since 2008:
Lecturer Political Theory, University of Stuttgart.

Since 2007
Research fellow, Political Theory, University of Stuttgart

Scholarship, State Foundation Baden-Württemberg (Landesstiftung Baden-Württemberg)

Communication Science studies, University of Hohenheim (Degree: Dipl. rer. com.)
Diploma-Thesis: „Multiculturalism: Individual and/or Group Rights“

Business Administration Studies, Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon, USA, (Degree: Master of Business Administration, MBA)

Conduction of workshops for the development of a voting advice application for local elections in Hessen, Germany. Academic support for the “VOTO“-project of non-academic partner “Team Tomorrow“, supported by the Robert Bosch Stiftung, together with Frederic Graeb.

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