Our team combines the expertise of Social Sciences with Urban Planning as well as Computer Science. We work at the Department of Social Sciences at Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf.

Tobias Escher is Assistant Professor of Sociology and leads the research group. His research focuses on the assessment of effects of political participation.

Katharina Huseljic

Katharina Huseljić is a sociologist and focuses on the effects of public participation processes on legitimacy beliefs.

Laura Mark

Laura Mark is an Urban Planner and investigates the effects of public participation processes on the content of planning decisions.

Julia Romberg

Julia Romberg is a Computer Scientists and develops (semi-)automated procedures for the analysis of public participation processes.