KPM Center for Public Management

Prof. Dr. Sager, Fritz

Johanna Hornung joined the team of Prof. Dr. Fritz Sager as a research assistant on November 1, 2021. She completed her bachelor's degree in "Integrated Social Sciences" at the TU Braunschweig in 2016 and a research-oriented Master of Research in Political Science at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra Barcelona in 2017. In April 2021, she defended her PhD thesis with "summa cum laude" at the University of Heidelberg. Her research interests lie in the area of policy research, with a focus on health, infrastructure, and environmental policy. She works equally with quantitative and qualitative research methods and interdisciplinary theoretical approaches at the intersection of political science, public policy, public administration, and political psychology. She is co-editor of the international journals "European Policy Analysis" and "Review of Policy Research".