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Lena Taube, M.Sc.


Research associate

E-Mail: l.taube(at)
Telephone: +49 (0)6 81 - 3 02 - 49 36
Fax: +49 (0)6 81 - 3 02 - 38 99
Office hours: by appointment
Address: Saarland University
Center for Evaluation
Room E 10, Building C 5
PO Box 15 11 50
D-66041 Saarbruecken
Areas of responsibility:
Employee at the chair of Sociology
Assistance to the head of Center for Evaluation
Main areas of emphasis:
Methods and techniques of empirical social research
International Politics
Social and sociopolitical processes

Professional Career

Seit 02.2017 Research associate at the Chair of Sociology at the Saarland University
05.2015-07.2015 Student apprentice at Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation, Representacìón Méxiko, Mexiko-City, Mexiko
01.2012-01.2013 Student assistant at the Institute for Data Analysis and Data Archiving, University of Cologne
10.2009-12.2010 Student assistant at the Insitute of Sociology, RWTH Aachen University
08.2009-09.2009 Student apprentice at the Federal Statistical Office, Division "Health, Social Issues, Private Households", Branch Office in Bonn
03.2009-04.2009 Student apprentice at Landtag North Rhine-Westphalia, Düsseldorf
11.2008-10.2009 Student assistant at Humtec, RWTH Aachen University


Master of Science in "Sociology & Empirical Social Research" and "Political Science" at the University of Cologne
Thesis on: "Democracy without Democrats? Civil Support for Democracy in Latin America"
07.2013-02.2014 Exchange semester at the National University of San Martin, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Bachelor of Arts in "Sociology" & "History" at the RWTH Aachen University
Thesis on: "Do the Elderly Decide Tomorrow's Politics? An Empirical Analysis of Voting Behavior"


2017Leaving no one behind - besides Evaluation? The role evaluation plays in the first 22 national voluntary reviews, IIED-Briefing No. 6 (erscheint im Mai 2017)Simon, B.; Meyer, Wolfgang; Anderson, J. ; Schneider, Elisabeth; Taube, Lena; et al.