Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Sylvia Kritzinger
Winter term 2019
210137 SE M11: FOP Research Practice - Political Socialization and Communication
Summer term 2019
210125 SE M7: State Activity, Policy and Governance Analyses - Representation and Inequality
210126 SE M7: State Activity, Policy and Governance Analyses - Political Socialization, political communication and political participation
Winter term 2018
210072 VO BAK13: SpezialVO State Activity, Policy and Governance Analyses - Theories on Public Opinion and Electoral Behaviour
210122 SE M7: State Activity, Policy and Governance Analyses - Politics and Polarization
Holzleithner, E, Aichholzer, J, Friesl, C, Glavanovits, J, Hajdinjak, S, Kritzinger, S, Liessmann, KP, Polak, R, Seewann, L, Verwiebe, R & Wolf, M 2019, Die Einbettung der Wertedebatte: Ein interdisziplinärer Positionierungsversuch und seine empirischen Folgen. in J Aichholzer, C Friesl, S Hajdinjak & S Kritzinger (eds), Quo Vadis, Österreich?: Wertewandel zwischen 1990 und 2018. Czernin Verlag, pp. 12 - 35.

Kritzinger, S, Aichholzer, J, Glavanovits, J, Hajdinjak, S, Klaiber, J, Seewann, L, Friesl, C & Zulehner, PM, European Values Study 1990-2018 Austria Longitudinal Data (SUF edition), 2019, Software or database, AUSSDA.


Aichholzer, J, Glavanovits, J, Kritzinger, S & Zeglovits, E 2019, Transmission von Werten in der politischen Sozialisation: Eine quantitative Fallstudie von Mutter-Kind-Paaren in Österreich. in Werte und Wertebildung aus interdisziplinärer Perspektive. Springer VS, Wiesbaden, pp. 217-238.







Aichholzer, J & Kritzinger, S, Die Qual der Wahl: Dynamiken der Entscheidungsfindung bei der Nationalratswahl 2017, 2018, Web publication, Standard Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, Der Standard (Politikwissenschaftsblog).


Glavanovits, J, Gründl, J, Kritzinger, S & Oberluggauer, P 2018, Politische Partizipation. in J Bacher, A Grausgruber, M Haller, F Höllinger, D Prandner & R Verwiebe (eds), Sozialstruktur und Wertewandel in Österreich. Trends 1986-2016.. Springer VS, Wiesbaden, pp. 439-456.




Boomgaarden, H & Kritzinger, S 2017, Election Surveys. in J Matthes (ed.), International Encyxlopedia of Communication Research Methods. JOHN WILEY & SONS INC.







Maier, J, Faas, T, Rittberger, B, Fortin-Rittberger, J, Agapioulosifides, K, Banducci, S, Bellucci, P, Blomgren, M, Brikse, I, Charalambous, G, Chwedczuk-Szulc, K, Costa Lobo, M, Czesnik, M, Deligiaouri, A, Dezelan, T, de Nooy, W, De Virgilio, A, Fesnic, F, Fink-Hafner, D, Grbesa, M, Greab, C, Henjak, A, Hopmann, DN, Johann, D, Jelenfi, G, Kavaliauskaite, J, Kmetty, Z, Kritzinger, S, Magalhaes, P, Meyer, V, Mihailova, K, Mirchev, M, Pitkänen, V, Ramonaite, A, Reidy, T, Rybar, M, Sammut, K, Santana Pereira, J, Segatti, P, Spurava, G, Spyridou, L-P, Stefanel, A, Stetka, V, Surdej, A, Tardos, R, Trimithiotis, D, Vezzoni, C, Vilagi, A & Zavecz, G 2017, 'This time it’s different? Effects of the Eurovision Debate on young citizens and its consequence for EU democracy – evidence from a quasi-experiment in 24 countries', Journal of European Public Policy. https://doi.org/10.1080/13501763.2016.1268643


Boomgaarden, H & Kritzinger, S 2017, Election Survey. in International Encyclopedia of Communication Research Methods. Wiley-Blackwell.



Kritzinger, S, Plescia, C & Wagner, M 2017, 'Improving recall of past political behavior: results from a question-wording experiment' Paper presented at ECPR General Conference, Olso 2017, Olso, Norway, 7/09/17 - 8/11/17, .

Plescia, C & Kritzinger, S 2017, 'Intra-coalition and intra-party conflict, and retrospective evaluations' Paper presented at, Milan, Italy, 22/06/17 - 24/06/17, .


Aichholzer, J, Kritzinger, S & Zeglovits, E 2017, 'Putting turnout at voting age 16 in context' Paper presented at, Graz, Austria, 30/11/17 - 1/12/17, .





Kritzinger, S & Liebhart, K 2016, Austria. in D Viola (ed.), Handbook of European Elections. Routledge, pp. 377-394.

Kritzinger, S & Johann, D 2016, Eurosceptic vote deviation and the impact of news media. in W Van der Brug & C de Vreese (eds), (Un)intended Consequences of EU Parliamentary Elections. Oxford University Press.

Aichholzer, J & Kritzinger, S 2016, Kurzskala politischer Zynismus (KPZ). in GESIS (ed.), Zusammenstellung sozialwissenschaftlicher Items und Skalen. https://doi.org/10.6102/zis245

Giebler, H, Kritzinger, S & Banducci, S 2016, Viel hilft viel: Medieneffekte auf die Einschätzbarkeit von Parteipositionen zur Europäischen Integration. in H Schoen & B Weßels (eds), Wahlen und Wähler. Analysen aus Anlass der Bundestagswahl 2013.. Springer, pp. 471-491. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-11206-6_21

Kritzinger, S & Zeglovits, E 2016, Wählen mit 16 – Chance oder Risiko? in Politische Beteiligung junger Menschen. Grundlagen – Problemfelder – Fallstudien. Springer, pp. 185-199. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-10186-2_9

Plescia, C & Kritzinger, S 2016, 'Who Reacts? Performance Voting and Individual Heterogeneity' Paper presented at, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 7/04/16 - 10/04/16, .


Kritzinger, S & Plescia, C 2015, 'Types of electoral accountability and electoral behavior' Paper presented at, Florenz, Italy, 14/05/15, .

Kritzinger, S, Johann, D & Smith, C 2015, 'Implicite attitudes and inconsistent issue voting: the example of the radical right vote' Paper presented at, Gothenborg, Sweden, 7/05/15 - 8/05/15, .


Kritzinger, S, Boomgaarden, H & Johann, D 2015, 'Testing the 2nd order election paradigm' Paper presented at, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 12/03/15, .

Plescia, C & Kritzinger, S 2015, 'Electoral Accountability: a Matter of Government Status?' Paper presented at ECPR General Conference, Montreal, Canada, 26/08/15 - 29/08/15, .




Kritzinger, S & Liebhart, K 2014, Austria. in DM Viola (ed.), Pride and Prejudice. Public Attitudes, Voting Behaviour and Party Performance in the European Parliament Elections. Oxford University Press.


Plescia, C & Kritzinger, S 2014, Austria: No one loses, all win? in The European Parliament Elections of 2014. Rom, pp. 127-132.

Kritzinger, S, Thomas, K, Glantschnigg, C, Aichholzer, J, Glinitzer, K, Johann, D, Wagner, M & Zeglovits, E, AUTNES Comparative Study of Electoral Systems Post-Election Survey 2013, 2014, Software or database. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.11939

Kritzinger, S, Zeglovits, E, Aichholzer, J, Glinitzer, K, Glantschnigg, C, Johann, D, Thomas, K & Wagner, M, AUTNES Pre- and Post-Election Survey 2013, 2014, Software or database. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.11959

Kritzinger, S, Johann, D, Aichholzer, J, Glinitzer, K, Glantschnigg, C, Thomas, K, Wagner, M & Zeglovits, E, AUTNES Rolling-Cross-Section Panel Study 2013, 2014, Software or database. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.11950

Kritzinger, S, Johann, D, Glantschnigg, C, Aichholzer, J, Glinitzer, K, Thomas, K, Wagner, M & Zeglovits, E, AUTNES TV Debate Panel Survey 2013, 2014, Software or database. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.11951

Aichholzer, J, Kritzinger, S, Jenny, M, Müller, WC, Schönbach, K & Vonbun, R 2014, Die Ausgangslage. in S Kritzinger, WC Müller & K Schönbach (eds), Die Nationalratswahl 2013. : Wie Parteien, Medien und Wählerschaft zusammenwirken. 1 edn, Böhlau Verlag, Wien, pp. 9-38.




Kritzinger, S, Müller, WC & Schönbach, K 2014, Lektionen, Konsequenzen, Ausblicke. in Die Nationalratswahl 2013: Wie Parteien, Medien und Wählerschaft zusammenwirken. Böhlau Verlag, Wien, pp. 231-240.

Kritzinger, S, Johann, D, Kleinen-von Königslöw, K & Thomas, K 2014, 'Media and Party Communication Effects on Intra-Campaign Vote Switching' Paper presented at IPSA 2014 - Challenges of Contemporary Governance, Montreal, Canada, 19/07/14 - 24/07/14, .



Kritzinger, S, Lewis-Beck, M & Zeglovits, E, The 2013 Austrian Elections: Standing Still Despite Change?, 2013, Web publication.

Kritzinger, S, Zeglovits, E & Lewis-Beck, M, 2013 Austrian Parliamentary Elections: Pre-Election Report, 2013, Web publication.



Johann, D, Glantschnigg, C, Glinitzer, K, Kritzinger, S & Wagner, M 2013, Das Wahlverhalten bei der Nationalratswahl 2013. in S Kritzinger, WC Müller & K Schönbach (eds), Die Nationalratswahl 2013: Wie Parteien, Medien und Wählerschaft zusammenwirken. Böhlau Verlag, Wien, pp. 191-213.

Kritzinger, S, Banducci, S & Giebler, H 2013, 'Information, Party Placement and Electoral Competition' Paper presented at ECPR Joint Sessions of Workshops, Mainz 2013, Mainz, Germany, 11/03/13 - 15/03/13, .


Kritzinger, S, Zeglovits, E, Lewis-Beck, M & Nadeau, R 2013, The Austrian Voter. Vienna University Press V&R unipress.

Kritzinger, S & Boomgaarden, HG 2013, 'The influence of news media stories on public EU support: story and actor evaluation as driving forces' Paper presented at 7th ECPR General Conference, Bordeaux 2013, Bordeaux, France, 4/09/13 - 7/09/13, .





Willmann, J, Kritzinger, S, Freire, A & Santana-Pereire, J 2012, 'In the Long-run to the Short-term – and back? Explanations of voting behavior shifting from social to the political context' Paper presented at, Catania, Italy, 2/03/12, .

Kritzinger, S, Willmann, J, Freire, A & Santana-Pereire, J 2012, 'In the Long-run to the Short-term. Explanations of voting behaviour shifting from social to the political context' Paper presented at XXII World Congress of Political Science (IPSA 2012), Madrid, Spain, 8/07/12 - 12/07/12, .

Kritzinger, S & McElroy, G 2012, Meaningful Choices? Voter Perceptions of Party Positions in European Elections. in S Banducci, MN Franklin, H Giebler, S Hobolt, M Marsh, W van der Brug & C van der Eijk (eds), An Audit of Democracy in the European Union.

Schwarzer, S, Kritzinger, S & Zeglovits, E 2012, 'Reducing overreporting of voter turnout in seven European countries – results from a survey experiment' Paper presented at, Orlando, Florida, United States, 17/05/12 - 20/05/12, .



Kritzinger, S, Aichholzer, J, Johann, D, Wagner, M, Willmann, J & Zeglovits, E, AUTNES Post-Post Election Survey 2009 Documentation Report, 2011, Web publication.

Kritzinger, S & Hansen, ME 2011, 'Explaining Individual and Regional Differences in Attitudes towards Multiculturalism' Paper presented at, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 31/03/11 - 3/04/11, .



Kritzinger, S 2011, 'Regional Differences in Congruence between Voter and Government' Paper presented at, Basel, Switzerland, 13/01/11 - 14/01/11, .

Aichholzer, J, Johann, D, Glantschnigg, C & Kritzinger, S 2011, 'Religion und Wahlverhalten in Österreich' Paper presented at, Salzburg, Austria, 2/12/11, .




Kritzinger, S, Lefkofridi, Z & Casado Asensio, J 2010, Policy-Repräsentation und europäische Integration: Wählerpräferenzen im Spiegel der Parteien. in R Pefferle, N Schmidt & G Valchars (eds), Europa als Prozess: 15 Jahre Europäische Union und Österreich. Austria: Forschung und Wissenschaft : Politikwissenschaft, vol. 7, LIT Verlag, Wien, pp. 131-151.

Kritzinger, S & Ludvig, A Effekte der Arbeitslosigkeit,Unknown publisher.

Kritzinger, S & Michalowitz, I 2009, Methodenkonflikt oder Methodenpluralismus? Policy-Forschung auf dem Prüfstand. in Lehrbuch der Politikfeldananlyse 2.0.




Sickinger, H & Kritzinger, S (eds) 2008, Europäische Parteien und die Europäisierung nationaler Parteien(systeme). Österreichische Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft, vol. 37, Unknown publisher.




Kritzinger, S 2008, Migraciones y Seguridad. Unknown publisher.

Kritzinger, S, Cavatorta, F & Chari, R 2008, Security through authoritarianism? The Euro-Mediterranean partnership and Morocco. in R Barbeito (ed.), Migraciones y Seguridad. Madrid.


Sickinger, H & Kritzinger, S (eds) 2008, Vergleichende Parteien: Trends und Probleme. Österreichische Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft, vol. 37, Unknown publisher.


Kritzinger, S & Michalowitz, I 2007, Methodologische Triangulation in der europäischen Policy-Forschung. in F Janning & K Toens (eds), Die Zukunft der Policy-Forschung: Theorien, Methoden, Anwendungen. Die Zukunft der Policy-Forschung, VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, Wiesbaden, pp. 191-210.

Kritzinger, S & Chari, R 2006, Understanding EU Policy Making. PlutoPress, London.


Kritzinger, S, Lutz, W & Skirbekk, V 2006, 'The Demography of Growing European Identity', Science, vol. 314.









Putting turnout at voting age 16 in context

Julian Aichholzer (Speaker), Sylvia Kritzinger (Contributor), Eva Zeglovits (Contributor)
2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Flawed elections and young voters' trust in democracy

Jakob-Moritz Eberl (Speaker), Konstantin Glinitzer (Speaker), Veronika Heider (Speaker), Sylvia Kritzinger (Speaker), Markus Wagner (Speaker)
1 Dec 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Improving Recall of Past Political Behaviour: Results from a question-wording Experiment in Austria, Germany and the UK

Carolina Plescia (Contributor), Sylvia Kritzinger (Speaker), Markus Wagner (Contributor)
6 Sep 20179 Sep 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Flawed elections and young voters’ trust in democracy: The case of the 2016 Austrian presidential election

Jakob-Moritz Eberl (Speaker), Konstantin Glinitzer (Speaker), Veronika Heider (Speaker), Sylvia Kritzinger (Speaker), Markus Wagner (Speaker)
22 Jun 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Intra-cabinet and intra-party conflict and retrospective voting

Carolina Plescia (Speaker), Sylvia Kritzinger (Speaker)
22 Jun 201724 Jun 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Wählen mit 16

Sylvia Kritzinger (Speaker)
5 Nov 2015

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Ziele und Herausforderungen einer österreichischen Plattform für Umfragen, Methoden und empirische Analysen (PUMA)

Sylvia Kritzinger (Speaker)
4 Dec 2014

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Nationalratswahl 2013: Was hat Österreich bewegt?

Sylvia Kritzinger (Speaker)
20 Nov 2013

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


The influence of news media stories on public EU support: story and actor evaluation as driving forces

Sylvia Kritzinger (Speaker)
5 Sep 20137 Sep 2013

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Information, Party Placement and Electoral Competition

Sylvia Kritzinger (Speaker)
12 Mar 201316 Mar 2013

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Religious Voting in Austria: Determinants and Developments

Sylvia Kritzinger (Contributor)
11 Jan 2013

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Support for the FPÖ and its repercussion for the established mainstream parties SPÖ and ÖVP

Sylvia Kritzinger (Invited speaker)
22 Nov 2012

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Sequencing Effekte: Links‐Rechts‐Positionierung und weitere Instrumententests in AUTNES

Sylvia Kritzinger (Contributor)
9 Nov 2012

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


EU issue voting

Sylvia Kritzinger (Speaker)
1 Nov 2012

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


In the Long-run to the Short-term. Explanations of voting behaviour shifting from social to the political context.

Sylvia Kritzinger (Contributor)
9 Jul 2012

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Reducing overreporting of voter turnout in seven European countries – results from a survey experiment

Sylvia Kritzinger (Contributor)
17 May 2012

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Demokratie, Repräsentation, Wahlen: Umfragetechnische Erfassung und vorhandene Datensätze’

Sylvia Kritzinger (Invited speaker)
27 Apr 2012

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


In the Long-run to the Short-term – and back? Explanations of voting behavior shifting from social to the political context

Sylvia Kritzinger (Speaker)
2 Mar 2012

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


In the Long-run to the Short-term – and back? Explanations of voting behaviour shifting from social to the political context.

Sylvia Kritzinger (Contributor)
2 Mar 2012

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Religion and vote choice: Evidence from Austria

Sylvia Kritzinger (Contributor)
2 Feb 2012

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


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