CV | Hendrik Erz

CV

Hendrik Erz

Sociology of Culture, Political Economy, and ML-based analysis A picture of me

Address
Institute for Analytical Sociology
Linköpings Universitet
Kopparhammaren 7, Entrance 56D, Room 471
Campus Norrköping
Work email
hendrik.erz@liu.se

Education

PhD in Analytical Sociology, IAS
Since 2020 | Cultural Diffusion in Textual Data
M.A. Social Sciences, University of Bonn
2014 – 2017 | Thesis: Salafi-Jihadi Terrorism and the War on Terror as Stasis
B.A. History / Political Science, University of Bonn
2011 – 2014 | Thesis: The Roman Mos Maiorum as a Neo-Institutional Institution

Publications

Erz, H., 2021. Billige Arbeitskräfte statt »Innovationen«. Jacobin Magazin.
Erz, H., 2020a. Operative Porträts: eine Bildgeschichte der Identifizierbarkeit von Lavater bis Facebook. Von Roland Meyer. Soziologiemagazin 2020, 75–81. https://doi.org/10.3224/soz.v13i1.07
Erz, H., 2020b. The Status Quo is a Dystopian Nightmare. engagée 9, 20–25.
Erz, H., 2020c. Künstliche Intelligenz und Daten: Eine Evaluation softwarebasierter militärischer Informationsgewinnung (Research Report No. 4). IFSH, Hamburg.
Erz, H., 2019a. Rezension zu Neoliberalismus — Wie alles anfing: Das Walter Lippmann Kolloquium, verfasst von Hendrik Erz. Soziologieblog. URL https://soziologieblog.hypotheses.org/12990 (accessed 10.23.19).
Erz, H., 2019b. Der lange Schatten von Gustave Le Bon. Zum sprachlichen Einfluss der Crowd Science auf die Soziologie der Gewalt. Soziologiemagazin 2019, 71–88. https://doi.org/10.3224/soz.v12i2.06
Erz, H., 2018a. Not all Democracies are Created Equal. Ein Demokratievergleich mittels Riots als Stasis.
Erz, H., 2018b. The Free Internet is an Illusion. New Socialist.
Erz, H., 2018c. Profiteure der Globalisierung.
Erz, H., 2018d. Karl Marx und das digitale Zeitalter, in: Klasse, Kapital und Revolution. 200 Jahre Marx. Dietz, Bonn, pp. 145–156.
Erz, H., 2017a. Terrorismus und der War on Terror.
Erz, H., 2017b. Zygmunt Bauman: Die Angst vor den anderen. Widerspruch 70, 164–168.
Erz, H., 2017c. Die (Ver)fassung wahren – „Constitutional Cultures in Comparative Perspective“ (Tagungsbericht). Soziologiemagazin.
Erz, H., 2016a. Über den Einfluss des Islam. friedrichs wilhelm.
Erz, H., 2016b. Die äthiopische Frontier.
Erz, H., 2015. Die Postmoderne. Radikale Moderne oder neue Epoche? Politik und Gesellschaft 2, 79–96.
Schulz, A., Erz, H., Riedl, V., 2019. How to make a Soziologiemagazin. Soziologiemagazin 12.

Work Experience

Researcher in Machine Learning / Artificial Intelligence
Oct. 2019 – Sept. 2020; Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy (IFSH), University of Hamburg
Research Assistant (WiMi) (domestic policy; digitalisation)
Oct. 2017 – Sept. 2019; Department for Political Science and Sociology, University of Bonn
Research Assistant (WHF) (Systems Administration)
Aug. 2016 – Sept. 2017; Department for Political Science and Sociology, University of Bonn
Student Assistant (SHK) (Data Analysis)
May 2016 – Jul. 2016; Center for Developmental Research (ZEF), University of Bonn

Teaching Experience

Introduction to Marxist Political Theoretical Thinking
Apr. 2018 – Sept. 2018; B.A.-level reading course; Department for Political Science and Sociology, University of Bonn
Introduction to Political Science
Oct. 2017 – Mar. 2018; B.A.-level introductory course; Department for Political Science and Sociology, University of Bonn
Instructor in Statistics
Apr. 2015 – Apr. 2016; Department for Political Science and Sociology, University of Bonn

Technical Skills

Programming, Script, and Markup Languages
JavaScript; TypeScript; Python; PHP; Rust; Bash; SQL; HTML; CSS; LESS; SASS; YAML; JSON
Frameworks
Node.js; Laravel; Lumen; NumPy; PyTorch; Pandas; Matplotlib; Webpack; Electron
Software & Tooling
Stata; Jupyter; VS Code; Zettlr; LaTeX; Nextcloud; Citation Style Language (CSL); AVID ProTools; Apple Logic; Zotero; Microsoft Office
Concepts & Methods
Textual Analysis (ML-based, tf-idf); Basic Algorithms (Search, Tree, Graph); LSTM cell neural networks; Classifier Networks; MapReduce algorithms; Classical ML algorithms (k-means; Latent Dirichlet Allocation)

Volunteering

Hyperuniversity working group
Research on and dissemination of advanced writing & publishing methods for academics in the social sciences
Zettlr Markdown Editor
Maintainer and main developer
Soziologiemagazin (Open Access Journal)
Chief editor, Social Media, Review