Om Anna Lührmann
Anna Lührmann is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the V-Dem Institute since 2015. She received her PhD in 2015 from Humboldt University (Berlin) with a doctoral thesis on United Nation’s electoral assistance. Prior to turning to academia, Anna was an MP in the German National Parliament (Bundestag, 2002- 2009). Anna holds a M.A. degree in “Research Training in Social Sciences” from Humboldt University (Berlin), a M.Sc. degree in Gender and Peace Studies from Ahfad University (Sudan) and a B.A. in Political Sciences from FernUniversität Hagen (Germany). Her research has been published or is forthcoming in Electoral Studies, International Political Science Review and the Journal of Democracy.
Anna’s general research interests include autocratization, autocracy, democracy aid, United Nations, democratization and elections.
At the V-Dem Institute, Anna works on several research projects such as varieties of autocracy and autocratization, allocation and effect of democracy aid, evolution and measurement of accountability and public trust in elections.
State of the world 2019: autocratization surges - resistance
Successful and Failed Episodes of Democratization: Conceptualization, Identification, and
Populism, Nationalism and Illiberalism. A Challenge for Democracy and Civil
A third wave of autocratization is here: what is new about
United Nations electoral assistance: More than a fig
International Political Science Review - 2019-01-01
The Accountability Sequence: from De-Jure to De-Facto Constraints on
State of the world 2017: autocratization and
International Electoral Assistance: Between Enhancing Democratization and Legitimizing Authoritarian
The V-Dem Method for Aggregating Expert-Coded
Laura Maxwell, Kyle L. Marquardt, Anna Lührmann
Keeping the Democratic Façade: Contemporary Autocratization as a Game of
Public trust in manipulated elections: The role of election administration and media
Nicholas Kerr, Anna Lührmann
Electoral Studies - 2017-01-01