Miriam Schirmer is a PhD student at the Professorship of Computational Social Science and Big Data at the TUM School of Governance. She is currently working as a research associate at the Chair of Methods in Empirical Educational Research at the University of Regensburg and is doing her PhD externally on the topic of "Mixed Methods in Genocide Research".
Her research is mainly concerned with the analysis of witness testimonies in international genocide tribunals and is located at the interface of history, psychology, and (computational) methods.
Miriam studied Political Science (B.A.) and History (B.A.) at LMU Munich as well as Psychology (B.Sc.) and Criminology and Violence Research (M.A.) at the University of Regensburg and the University of Toronto.