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Dr. Christian Czymara

Christian Czymara, social scientist with a focus on quantitative methods in social research, received his Ph.D. from the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences at the University of Cologne, under the supervision of Prof. Hans-Jürgen Andreß and Prof. Eldad Davidov. He is currently a researcher and lecturer in the Department of Sociology at Goethe University in Frankfurt. From fall 2022 he will be working with Prof. Anastasia Gorodzeisky in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Tel Aviv University.
Czymara’s research lies at the intersection of sociology and political communication. His main interest is in immigration and integration, with a particular focus on media discourses and on significant events and their impact on public attitudes, perceptions, and behavior. He investigates these topics based on longitudinal and cross-national data, quantitative text corpora, and computational social science tools. Detailed information on his vita and publications is available at
In his postdoctoral research at Tel Aviv University hosted by Prof. Anastasia Gorodzeisky Czymara will study the social consequences of exogenous events such as terrorist attacks, based on secondary survey data and self-collected social media data. In addition, he will work with Prof. Gorodzeisky on the social meanings of migration-related measures.