Caroline Wittig

pic_wittigDr. Caroline Wittig

E-Mail: cwittig [at] mail.uni-mannheim.de

 

 

 

Curriculum Vitae
Caroline Wittig is an officer for excellence strategy at Goethe University of Frankfurt’s office of the president and adjunct researcher in the CCDB team. Her research focuses on intra-court decision-making processes. She earned her doctorate degree from the Center for Doctoral Studies in Social and Behavioral Sciences (CDSS) at the University of Mannheim. Moreover, she holds a master’s degree in Public Administration from Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH (USA) as well as a First Juristic State Examination (Erstes Juristisches Staatsexamen) from the University of Heidelberg. From August 2011 to December 2015 she worked for the CCDB research project at the Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (MZES); between January and September 2016 she held a position as Programme Director at the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and returned to the University of Mannheim from September to December 2016 on a CDSS-Scholarship. In January 2017, she joined Goethe University.

Publications 

Wittig, Caroline (2016). The Occurrence of Separate Opinions at the Federal Constitutional Court. An Analysis with a Novel Database. Berlin: Logos.

Sternberg, Sebastian, Thomas Gschwend, Caroline E. Wittig, Benjamin G. Engst (2015): Zum Einfluss der öffentlichen Meinung auf Entscheidungen des Bundesverfassungsgerichts: Eine Analyse von abstrakten Normenkontrollen sowie Bund-Länder-Streitigkeiten 1974 – 2010. Politische Vierteljahresschrift 56 (4): 570-598.

Conference Papers

Hönnige, Christoph, Benjamin G. Engst, Thomas Gschwend, Caroline E. Wittig (2014): The German Constitutional Court as Veto Player: Composition, Decisions and the Absorption Hypothesis. ECPR General Conference, Glasgow, 3.-6.9.2014.

Hönnige, Christoph, Thomas Gschwend, Caroline E. Wittig, Benjamin G. Engst (2014): The German Constitutional Court: Conceptualizing an Innovative Database. APSA  Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, 28.-31.8.2014.

Hönnige, Christoph, Thomas Gschwend, Benjamin G. Engst, Caroline E. Wittig (2014): The German Federal Constitutional Court as a Veto Player: Composition, Decisions, and the Absorption Hypothesis. IPSA World Congress, Montreal, 19.-24.7.2014.

Engst, Benjamin G., Caroline E. Wittig, Christoph Hönnige, Thomas Gschwend (2014): Validating own Interests through Invalidating: Judges Shaping Policy. EPSA Annual General Conference, Edinburgh, 19.-21.6.2014.

Wittig, Caroline (2014): To Write or not to Write: A Theoretical Framework for Understanding the Emergence of Separate Opinions at Constitutional Courts. MPSA Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, 3.-6.4. 2014.

Engst, Benjamin G., Caroline E. Wittig, Thomas Gschwend, Christoph Hönnige (2013): Courts as Veto Players: A Game-Theoretic Model. Themengruppe „Politik und Recht“ und der Sektion „Regierungssystem und Regieren in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland“ der DVPW, Hamburg, 15.-16.11.2013.

Engst, Benjamin G., Caroline E. Wittig, Christoph Hönnige, Thomas Gschwend (2013):  Courts as Veto Players: A game-theoretic model. Presented at: ECPR General Conference, Bordeaux, 4.-7.9.2013.

Engst, Benjamin G., Caroline E. Wittig, Christoph Hönnige, Thomas Gschwend (2013): Courts as Veto Players: A Game-Theoretic Model. Gründungstagung Themengruppe „Politik und Recht“ der DVPW, Jena, 21.-23.6.2013.

Engst, Benjamin G., Caroline E. Wittig, Christoph Hönnige, Thomas Gschwend (2013):  Courts as Veto Players: A game-theoretic model. Presented at: ECPR Joint Sessions, Mainz, 11.-16.3.2013.

Wittig, Caroline E. (2013): Writing Separate Opinions: Acclimation Effects at the German Federal Constitutional Court. ECPR General Conference, Bordeaux, 4.-7.9.2013. mehr

Wittig, Caroline E. (2013): Writing Separate Opinions: Acclimation Effects at the German Federal Constitutional Court. ECPR Joint Session, Mainz, 12.-15.2013. mehr

Brandenburg, Jens, Caroline E. Wittig (2012): Negotiations at the German Federal Constitutional Court: A Dynamic Bargaining Game. EPSA Annual General Conference, Berlin, 21.23.6.2012. mehr