Prisca Jöst 

Prisca Jöst, Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Cluster of Excellence "The Politics of Inequality" at the University of Konstanz (Germany). 

Prisca holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of Gothenburg. Prisca was a visiting postdoctoral fellow at the McMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale University and a visiting researcher at the University of Mannheim. Her research broadly focuses on comparative politics and development studies. Specifically, she is interested in political participation, social movements and social inequality. Her current research investigates how local social ties influence attitudes and behavior of low-income individuals in MENA and Sub-Saharan Africa.