Kathrin Thomas is Senior Research Fellow and affiliated to the University of Vienna and the Austrian National Election Study. She obtained her PhD in Politics from the University of Exeter within the ELECDEM Marie Curie ITN on Electoral Democracy in 2013. Kat's background is quantitative comparative politics. Currently she is Research Associate at the Centre for Comparative Social Surveys at the City University of London.
Her main research interests are the role of public opinion in public policy making, electoral behavior, and research methods.