Patrick Peltz

Patrick Peltz

Patrick joined the ECPMF in November 2023 as a monitoring and research officer. He is responsible for the annual study "Feindbild Journalist:in", which focuses on violations of media freedom in Germany, with a special emphasis on physical attacks on journalists. Additionally, he is a PhD candidate in Comparative Politics at the Institute of Law and Economics at the University of Hamburg. His research interests include democratization and autocratization studies, constitutional politics, and emergency laws. His dissertation analyzes the relationship between states of emergency and autocratization. Previously, he was a guest researcher at the Kellogg Institute for International Studies at the University of Notre Dame, participated as project partner for Germany in the project 'Exceptional powers in times of SARS-COV-2' conducted by the University of Groningen, and was a research assistant at the German Institute for Global and Area Studies.