Dominik Hirndorf (M.A., M.Sc.) studied Political Science at the Universities of Passau, Constance and Gothenburg. Thereafter he worked for the Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem) Institute at the University of Gothenburg. Since 2020 he is researcher in the Department Electoral and Social Research in the Division Analysis and Consulting at the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung. His research focuses on comparative politics, especially participation and civic education.