This page is my personal webpage. All statements and opinions are my own. Feel free to contact me if you have any questions or inquiries. You can find me on Twitter. Or LinkedIn (though I rarely check for updates).

I am Head of Analytics at the Earth Security Group where I work on the development of analytical tools and evidence-based insights to advance sustainable development. I am also Senior Scientific Adviser at the Conflict Analysis Research Centre at the University of Kent.

I have a PhD from Department of Political Science and Public Management at the University of Southern Denmark. During my PhD, I spent a year as a visiting scholar at Department of Political Science at Duke University. From 2017 to 2019, I was a Lecturer at the School of Politics and International Relations at the University of Kent and affiliated with the Kent Q-Step Centre.

I have taught several classes in relation to statistics and politics, such as Creating Your Own Data (course description), How to Win Arguments with Numbers (course description), Introduction to Political Science (course description), Behavioral Public Policy (course description syllabus, material), Public Policy (course description, syllabus, material), Causal Analysis in Public Policy (course description, syllabus, material) and Advanced Applied Statistics (course description, syllabus, material).

My research is published in journals related to political science (e.g. British Journal of Political Science), psychology (e.g. Journal of Research in Personality) and sociology (e.g. European Sociological Review). See ‘Publications‘ for a list of my publications. For additional information on my academic work, see Google Scholar and ORCID. For general info, check out my CV.


✉️ Contact

erikgahner@gmail.com
(+44) 739 3343 789