Carolin Hagelskamp is a professor of social science and social science research methods at the Berlin School for Economics and Law in Germany. Between 2011 and 2016, Hagelskamp served as Research Director at Public Agenda. She continues her work with Public Agenda as a research fellow, especially around research and evaluation projects concerning participatory budgeting.
Hagelskamp is an expert in evaluation, quantitative and qualitative research methods; especially, opinion surveys, qualitative interviews, and focus groups. She has conducted studies in several countries and is published in a wide range of academic journals. She’s also produced reports for broader audiences, such as policymakers. Her current work focuses on public participation and civic engagement as contexts for intergroup contact and a means of reducing inequalities. She also studies relationships between diversity climate and well-being in higher education and public administration.
Hagelskamp earned her B.Sc. from the University of Kent at Canterbury in the United Kingdom, her M.Sc. from the London School of Economics and Political Science and her Ph.D. in Community Psychology from New York University.
Areas of expertise: quantitative and qualitative research designs, survey development, interviews, focus groups, ethnography, advanced statistical data analysis, K-12 education, youth development