Tanja Eschenauer, M.A.




Contact information

Heidelberg University
Institute of Political Science
Bergheimer Str. 58
Room: 03.018
D-69115 Heidelberg, Germany
Phone: +49-6221-54-2876
Fax: +49-6221-54-2858

Office hourse: Thursday 9 - 10.30 a.m. (from 13 April 2015)



Academic career

since 10/2015 Research Fellow in the Project "Dictator's Endgame. Theory and empirical analysis of military behavior in authoritarian regime crises, 1946-2014", funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG)

09/2014 - 09/2015 Lecturer at the Institute of Political Science, Heidelberg University


10/2008 – 08/2014 undergraduate and graduate studies (Political Science and Religious Studies) at Heidelberg University

Research interests

autocracy research, conflict research

Curriculum vitae (pdf)


Political Roles of the Military (PRM) Dataset

The Political Roles of the Military (PRM) Data Set contains information on 120 democratic and autocratic countries and a total of 138 regime spells for the period 1999–2012. PRM provides data on military influence aggregated across regime spells as two ordinal indices, military ruler and supporter. The data set also  includes single indicators and raw data for own calculations.

Aurel Croissant, Tanja Eschenauer, Jil Kamerling. "Militaries’ Roles in Political Regimes: Introducing the PRM Data Set", in European Political Science,  2016.

PRM Dataset (.zip format)

PRM Dataset Codebook (.pdf)

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