Marco Wähner is a research assistant at the Chair of Sociology II at the HHU-Düsseldorf and a fellow in the NRW Forschungskolleg Online-Partizipation. Previously, he worked as a research assistant (WHB) at DIID, especially on the YOUniversity project. He studied German and Political Science (B.A.) and Social Sciences (M.A.) in Düsseldorf. In his master’s thesis, he investigated internet-specific resources as a predictor of political (online) participation.
His research interest lies in the determination of success and explanatory factors as well as the impact analysis of participation procedures on the municipal level.