Tanja Eschenauer, M.A.
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
autocracy research, conflict research
Eschenauer, Tanja and Jil Kamerling. forthcoming. "Methods and quantitative data in studying civilian control and military effectiveness." in Civil–Military Relations in Comparative Perspective:The Nexus of Control and Effectiveness, eds. Aurel Croissant and Thomas Bruneau.
Croissant, Aurel, David Kuehn, and Tanja Eschenauer. 2018. Masses and Militaries: The Outcomes of Dictators’ Endgames. Journal of Democracy, 29(3), 141-155.
Eschenauer, Tanja and Jil Kamerling. 2018. Military Influence: the Hidden Power of Men in Uniform. Bertelsmann Stiftung, BTI Blog. Published online.
Croissant, Aurel, Tanja Eschenauer, and Jil Kamerling. 2018. “The Military and Autocratic Regime Crises.” In Crisis in Autocratic Regimes, eds. Johannes Gerschewski and Christoph Stefes. Boulder: Lynne Rienner, 89-110.
Croissant, Aurel, David Kuehn, and Tanja Eschenauer. 2018. „The Dictator’s Endgame: Explaining Military Behavior in Nonviolent Anti-Incumbent Mass Protests.” Democracy and Security 1-26. Published online: https://doi.org/10.1080/17419166.2017.1423471
Croissant, Aurel, Tanja Eschenauer, and Jil Kamerling. 2017. “Militaries’ Roles in Political Regimes: Introducing the PRM data set.” European Political Science 16 (3): 400-414.
Croissant, Aurel and Tanja Eschenauer. 2017. “The Military and Politics in the Mediterranean.” In Routledge Handbook of Mediterranean Politics, eds. Richard Gillespie and Frédéric Volpi. Oxon and New York: Routledge: 157-170.
Eschenauer, Tanja. 2015. “Young Islam: The New Politics of Religion in Morocco and the Arab World by Avi Max Spiegel.” Democratization 23 (7): 1318-1320.
Political Roles of the Military (PRM) Dataset 2.0
The Political Roles of the Military (PRM) Dataset contains information on 120 democratic and autocratic countries for the period 1999–2016.