Professorship for Methods of Empirical Social Research, in particular Internet Panel Surveys
Prof. Annelies Blom, Ph.D., has
been Professor for Methods of Empirical Social Research, in particular
Internet Panel Surveys at the University of Mannheim since July 2017.
Furthermore, she is principal investigator of the projects Z1 "German Internet Panel (GIP)" and A8 "Evaluating Political Reforms Using Surveys" at the Collaborative Research Center 884 „Political Economy of Reforms".
Prof. Blom studied Social Sciences at the University College Utrecht (The Netherlands) and European Politics and Society at the University of Oxford (UK). In 2009 she completed her Ph.D. on nonresponse in cross-national surveys at the University of Essex (UK).
Before becoming Assistant Professor for Methods of Empirical Social Research, in particular Internet Panel Surveys at the University of Mannheim in 2012, Prof. Blom worked as survey methodologist and researcher on various national and international research projects. After her master studies she worked on education surveys at the National Centre for Social Research (NatCen) in London and at GESIS (formerly ZUMA) on the European Social Survey (ESS). Furthermore, she was Head of Unit Survey Methods at the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE) . In April 2011 she founded Survex - Survey Methods Consulting which offers consulting on various aspects of survey methods and statistics.