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Dr. Adam Scharpf

Research Fellow

Speaker Research Team

Short CV

  • Since 03/2018: Research Fellow at GIGA Institute of Latin American Studies

  • 09/2012 - 03/2018: Dr. rer. soc., Dissertation: The Military Organization of State Repression, University of Mannheim

  • 09/2015 - 02/2018: Doctoral Research Fellow in the ERC-funded project “Repression and the Escalation of Violence,” University of Mannheim

  • 09/2013 - 08/2015: Doctoral Research Fellow at the Chair in Political Science IV, University of Mannheim

  • Education: MA in Politics and Public Administration, University of Konstanz; BA in Political and Administrative Science, University Konstanz


Current Research

  • Anatomy of autocratic regimes

  • Dynamics of state repression

  • Inner workings of coercive organizations

  • Civil war actors and dynamics


Countries and Regions

  • Latin America

  • Argentina


Research Programme

  • Peace and Security


Projects