Jürgen W. Falter

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Jürgen W. Falter
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Born (1944-01-22) January 22, 1944 (age 73)
Heppenheim, Hesse
Nationality German
Fields Political science
Institutions University of Mainz
Alma mater Saarland University
Free University of Berlin (Diplom, 1968)
Doctoral advisor Karl Kaiser, Gerald L. Eberlein
Doctoral students Kristina Schröder

Jürgen W. Falter (born January 22, 1944) is a German political scientist. His research interests include political extremism and xenophobia.[1]

Born in Heppenheim, Hesse, Falter enrolled with a political science and modern history major at the University of Heidelberg in 1963 before finishing his studies with a Diplom at the Free University of Berlin in 1968.[2] He earned his doctoral degree in 1973 and his Habilitation in 1981, both from the Saarland University.[2]

In 1983 he accepted a chair at the Otto-Suhr-Institut in Berlin, a position he held until 1992. In 1993 he joined faculty at the University of Mainz.[2]

Selected publications[edit]


  1. ^ Forschungsschwerpunkte, Falter's website at the University of Mainz.
  2. ^ a b c Walter's curriculum vitae at the University of Mainz.

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