Visiting Professor
Building: 
Nador u. 15
Room: 
B Wing, Room 301
Phone number: 
+36 1 327-3000 x2157
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Qualifications: 
PhD in Political Science, Central European University, 2013
MA in International Relations and European Studies, Central European University, 2005
BS in Mathematics and Economics, Davidson College, 2004
Academic/Professional Experience and Achievements: 

Kristin Makszin is teaching Research Design and Methods in IR. Kristin's research applies both quantitative and qualitative methods, especially how to use quantitative methods in social science for researching topics with limited available data or limited number of cases. Her dissertation research investigated the characteristics of the political parties in government for determining instances of reform and continuity of welfare states in Central and Eastern Europe. Her other research interests include: social inequality, political participation, party systems, and the politics of unpopular policy reform.

She also taught Statistics and Comparative European Politics at McDaniel College Budapest and has worked as a Research Fellow at the Center for the Study of Imperfections in Democracies (DISC) at CEU.

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Academic/research topics: 
Comparative Political Economy; Comparative welfare state analysis; Political party systems and party competition; Political participation and voting behavior; Combining qualitative and quantitative methods
Year of enrollment: 
2006/2007