Scientific Officer to the Director
Dr. Daniela Beyer studied political science with a quantitative focus at the University of Mannheim before she enrolled in an interdisciplinary Master's course of International Affairs (international economics, political science, history and languages) at Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Affairs (SAIS) in Bologna.
After graduating SAIS, Daniela Beyer worked as a scientific researcher at the Department of Comparative Political Science at the University of Konstanz. At the same time, she obtained her doctorate at the Graduate School of Decision Sciences. During the fall semester 2015, she was invited as a Visiting Scholar to Duke University, N.C., U.S.A. .The main focus of her PhD thesis was on explaining the influence of European integration on decision-making and agenda-setting processes in the member states. She has also published on responsiveness issues. Following her doctorate she worked as a postdoctoral research fellow at the chair for policy analysis for one semester and continued to teach introductory and advanced seminars on various topics.
Since February 2018, Daniela Beyer has been a member of the scientific staff of the Institute's management.