Xiao Lu is a Ph.D. candidate in Political Science at the Graduate School of Economics and Social Sciences (GESS) at the University of Mannheim, who also works as a doctoral reseacher at Collaborative Research Center (SFB) 884 Project C1.

Research interest:

Political methodology, party politics, legislative politics, European politics, political economy


  • PhD. Candidate, Present
    Graduate School of Economics and Social Sciences
    University of Mannheim
  • M.A. in Political Science, 2017 (with distinction)
    University of Mannheim
  • B.A. in International Liberal Studies (Statistics and IR), 2015 (Dean’s list)
    Waseda University
  • LL.B. in International Politics, 2015
    Peking University

Manuscript Referee:

  • American Political Science Review
  • American Journal of Political Science
  • Political Analysis
  • European Union Politics