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PhD Student

Laura Cabeza

  • Laura Cabeza GK SOCLIFE

About Laura Cabeza

Laura Cabeza was a PhD candidate at the Research Training Group SOCLIFE in Cologne (Germany) and member of the Regional Manifestos Project. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Sociology (University of Barcelona) and a Master's degree in Politics and Democracy (UNED).


Topic of dissertation project:
Her research focuses on the effect of decentralization on the strategies of (statewide) parties. Specifically, she analyzes parties' programmatic positions and preferences along the left-right and the centre-periphery dimensions in regional elections.
Research Interest
Decentralization and federalism, territorial politics, party competition in regional elections