Simon is a second-year PhD student with concentrations in American Government and Quantitative Methods. His research focuses on the intersections between public opinion, polarization, and news media. He is also interested in the psychological underpinnings of different forms of electoral participation. Before coming to the U.S., he lived in Nigeria, Egypt, Australia, and the U.K. over the years. His home town is Munich, Germany.
He has a 3-year old dog named Muesli (German for "cereal") whom he adopted from a local shelter, thrives on British comedy, and is an enthusiastic motorcycle rider.
Magister Artium, English Linguistics, Communication, Business, University of Munich, Germany
M.A., Social and Political Thought, University of Warwick, U.K.