Lisa Garbe

Lisa Garbe

Lisa Garbe

Doctoral Researcher
WZB Berlin Social Science Center
Reichpietschufer 50
10785 Berlin
Fields of research
  • Comparative Politics
  • Information and Communication Technologies
  • Authoritarianism
  • Africa

Ph.D. in International Affairs and Political Economy (HSG)

M.A. European Studies (University of Leipzig & ENS Paris)

B.A. Political Science / Economics (Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg)

Professional Career

Lisa Garbe is a Postdoctoral associate at the Intitute for Political Science and holds a P.hD. in International Affairs and Political Economy from the University of St.Gallen. She is currently a Postdoctoral researcher at the WZB Berlin Social Science Centre. In her research, she examines the ownership of internet service providers across Africa and consequences for the availablity of internet access and hence democratization. Her research interests include authoritanism, comparative politics, and the political dimension of information and communication technologies. She is interested in combining quantiative statistical with qualitative methods and spent several months in East Africa for field research. 

Teaching Activities

2020            Strategies of Social Science Inquiry (M.A.)

2019            Quantitative Methods (B.A.)

2017/2018   Comparative Politics (B.A.)