Articles by Christof Nägel

May 24, 2023

Terrorist attacks rarely increase trust in political leaders

Christof Nägel
Research suggests that institutional trust increases in times of political crises. Christof Nägel, Amy Nivette and Christian Czymara test this notion for jihadist terror attacks in Europe. Their results imply that political leaders should not take these dynamics for granted
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Christof Nägel
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Cologne

Christof is a quantitative sociologist with a broad interest in examining security-related and criminological topics through a causal inference lens.

In particular, he is curious about institutional trust, policing, interpersonal and political violence, historical criminology, and policy evaluation.

He tweets @NagelChristof

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