Biography

Ulrike is a Political Scientist specialising in the effects of formal and informal political institutions on the risk of ethnic civil war. She obtained her PhD in Political Science from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) in 2012, having previously completed her first Masters degree (Magister Artium) in Political Science, Sociology and Philosophy at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU) in 2005, and her second Masters degree (Master of Research) in Political Science at the LSE in 2006.

Ulrike has held teaching positions in the fields of Comparative Politics and International Relations Theory at the LMU, the University of Warwick and the LSE. Before joining DEV in January 2015, she had been working as Fellow in Government at the LSE from 2011 to 2014.

Her CV can be viewed here.

All Publications

Theuerkauf, U.

(2016)

Can Trump be checked and balanced?,

(Other contribution)

(Published)


Theuerkauf, U., Heitmeyer, C.

(2016)

In Memoriam: Anthony D. Smith (1939–2016),

in Studies in Ethnicity & Nationalism

16

(2)

pp. 183–185

Full Text

(Comment/debate)

(Published)


Theuerkauf, U.

(2016)

Top 5 Underestimated Issues in the UK’s EU Referendum Debate,

(Other contribution)

(Published)


Theuerkauf, U.

(2016)

Socio-Economics, Politics and the Brexit Vote: Why the Rise in Racist Incidents Won't Just Go Away,

(Other contribution)

(Published)


Neudorfer, N. S., Theuerkauf, U. G.

(2014)

Buying War Not Peace: The Influence of Corruption on the Risk of Ethnic War,

in Comparative Political Studies

47

(13)

pp. 1856-1886

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Neudorfer, N. S., Theuerkauf, U. G.

(2014)

Who Controls the Wealth?: Electoral System Design and Ethnic War in Resource-Rich Countries,

in Electoral Studies

35

(3)

pp. 171-187

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Theuerkauf, U. G.

(2013)

Presidentialism and the Risk of Ethnic Violence,

in Ethnopolitics

12

(1)

pp. 72-81

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Theuerkauf, U. G.

(2013)

Presidentialism and the Risk of Ethnic Violence: A Reply to Reilly, Sisk, Basedau and McGarry,

in Ethnopolitics

12

(1)

pp. 98-103

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Baumann, H., Theuerkauf, U. G.

(2011)

Introduction: Features Panel Debate: How Economics Can Help Us Understand Violent Intrastate Conflict,

in Studies in Ethnicity & Nationalism

11

(2)

pp. 271-273

Full Text

(Comment/debate)

(Published)


Theuerkauf, U. G.

(2011)

El Salvador Country Report: Transformation Index BTI 2012,

Bertelsmann Stiftung

(Commissioned report)

(Published)


Theuerkauf, U. G.

(2010)

Review: The One-Dimensionality of the Institutional Incentives Approach to Ethnic Violence,

in Studies in Conflict & Terrorism

33

(8)

pp. 783-795

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Theuerkauf, U. G.

(2010)

Institutional Design and Ethnic Violence: Do Grievances Help to Explain Ethnopolitical Instability?,

in Civil Wars

12

(1-2)

pp. 117-139

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Theuerkauf, U. G.

(2009)

Book Review: The Transformation of Violent Intercommunal Conflict by Stephen Ryan,

in Studies in Ethnicity & Nationalism

9

(2)

pp. 350-351

Full Text

(Book/Film/Article review)

(Published)


Theuerkauf, U. G.

(2009)

Book Review: The Politics of Reconciliation in Multicultural Societies by Will Kymlicka and Bashir Bashir (eds.),

in Nations and Nationalism

15

(2)

pp. 361-362

Full Text

(Book/Film/Article review)

(Published)


Theuerkauf, U.

(2009)

El Salvador Country Report: Transformation Index BTI 2010,

Bertelsmann Stiftung

(Commissioned report)

(Published)


Theuerkauf, U. G.

(2007)

Keine Konsolidierung ohne Kooperation: Nationalitäten- und Minderheitenpolitik im Demokratisierungsprozess. Indien, Spanien und Russland im Vergleich,

Tectum

UEA Repository

(Book)

(Published)


Theuerkauf, U.

(2007)

El Salvador Country Report: Transformation Index BTI 2008,

Bertelsmann Stiftung

(Commissioned report)

(Published)


Theuerkauf, U.

(2006)

El Salvador Country Report: Transformation Index BTI 2006,

Bertelsmann Stiftung

(Commissioned report)

(Published)


Key Research Interests

Civil wars and political violence, formal and informal political institutions, forms of government, electoral systems, state structures, corruption, democracy and democratization.