Simon Roth

University Konstanz, Germany
Room E 220
+49 7531-88-4127
Github systats

since 2018
PhD Student at the Graduate School of Decision Sciences (GSDS) and member of the Center for Data and Methods (CDM), University of Konstanz. Supervisor: Susumu Shikano
Major Information Processing and Statistical Analysis
Minor Political Decisions and Institutions
2015 - 2018
Master’s Degree in Empirical Research in Social Sciences at Stuttgart University. Supervisior: André Bächtiger
Thesis The Good, the Bad, the Ugly: The strategic use of sentiment in parliamentary speeches.
2012 - 2015
Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences at Stuttgart University
1999 - 2012
Abitur at Freie Waldorfschule Vaihingen/Enz.

Jobs & Academia
since 2017
Data Scientist at Paraboost GmBH
2015 - 2017
Research assistant within several NCCR projects on democratic preferences and political attitudes measured with experimental survey designs (Supervision André Bächtiger).
2015 - 2016
Teaching assistant for the lecture International Relations and European Integration
Sep - Nov 2014
Internship at Leibniz-Institut for Social Sciences (GESIS Mannheim): Department for Survey Design and Methodology.

Workshops & Conferences
Aug 2018
VOX-Pol Conference Amsterdam with a presentation: Decoding the Alt-Right
May 2018
Combating Online Extremism, VOX-Pol Network of Excellence, VOX-Pol Workshop at University of Oxford.
Jun 2018
Challenges of Terrorism Informatics, VOX-Pol Network of Excellence, VOX-Pol Workshop at Dublin City University.
Jun 2017
Participation at UseR! 2017 in Brussels.
Aug 2016
ECPR Method Summer School, Budapest. Workshop on Bayesian Statistics.

Technical Skills
everyday R, sometimes Python & Unix
Keras, H2O, SpaCy
Shiny Apps and Semantic UI

Markdown, Rmarkdown, \(\LaTeX\)

Last Update: 2019-01-24