Nikolina Klatt

Nikolina Klatt
Martina Sander-Blanck


nikolina.klatt [at]
Reichpietschufer 50
D-10785 Berlin
B 220
Research Fellow of the Research Unit

Nikolina Klatt is a Research Fellow for the research unit "Transformations of Democracy" and a Master of Public Policy Candidate at the Hertie School.
Previously, she worked as a research assistant for the CoronaNet Project and as a program development assistant in New York, co-organizing the Youth Assembly at the United Nations. Her research interests include democracy research, reproductive rights, and policy process research.


Klatt, Nikolina and Sonja Blum. 2024. "How does the use of evidence in policy narratives change during crises? A comparative study of New York City's pandemic school shutdowns". In: Review of Policy Research, 00, 1–28.

Klatt, Nikolina. 2022. “Die Schliessungen des öffentlichen Schulsystems in New York City während der Covid-19-Pandemie - Eine Fallstudie zu politischen Erzählungen.” In: Facetten Politischer Kommunikation - Beiträge zum 18. Düsseldorfer Forum Politische Kommunikation, edited by Lara Boden, Robin Schröer, Natalie Ryba, and Leon Becher,  Shaker Verlag GmbH.

Klatt, Nikolina** and Ines Böhret**. 2021. “Women’s Rights in Childbirth during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A comparison of WHO guidelines to policies, recommendations, and practices in the US and Germany” In: Cross-cultural Human Rights Review (3):1-41,** contributed equally

Selected Publications

Klatt, Nikolina/Hellmeier, Sebastian/Ziblatt, Daniel (2022): "Politische Gewalt und Demokratie. Konferenz 'Political Violence and Democratic Backsliding' am 6. und 7. Oktober 2022 am WZB, organisiert von der Abteilung Transformationen der Demokratie". In: WZB-Mitteilungen, H. 4=Nr. 178, S. 62.
Klatt, Nikolina/Boese-Schlosser, Vanessa (2023): "Zwischen Fakten und Fiktion. Wie industrielle Desinformation die Demokratie bedroht". In: WZB-Mitteilungen, H. 2=Nr. 180, S. 32-35.
Klatt, Nikolina/Boese-Schlosser, Vanessa A. (2023): "Authoritarianism and Disinformation. The Dangerous Link". In: The Loop - ECPR's Political Science Blog, 09.06.2023.