assistant professor

University of Copenhagen


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Journal Articles (peer-reviewed)

[17] Eikemo, Terje A. , Anna Gkiouleka, Carolin Rapp, Sigrid Skjønne Utvei, Tim Huijts, and Theoni Stathopoulou. 2018. "Non-communicable diseases in Greece: inequality, gender and migration". European Journal of Public Health, accepted for publication [September 2018]. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/cky219


[16] Rapp, Carolin, Karin Ingold, and Markus Freitag. 2018. "Personalized Networks? How the Big Five Personality Traits Influence the Structure of Egocentric Networks." Social Science Research , online first.


[15] Tosun, Jale. José L. Arco‑Tirado, Maurizio Caserta, Zeynep Cemalcilar, Markus Freitag, Felix Hörisch, Carsten Jensen, Bernhard Kittel, Levente Littvay, Martin Lukeš, William A. Maloney, Monika Mühlböck, Emily Rainsford, Carolin Rapp, Bettina Schuck, Jennifer Shore, Nadia Steiber, Nebi Sümer, Panos Tsakoglou, Mihaela Vancea, and Federico Vegetti. 2018. "Perceived economic self‑sufficiency: a country- and generation‑comparative approach" European Political Science, online first: 1-22.


[14] Rapp, Carolin, Tim Huijts , Terje Andreas Eikemo. 2018. "Social integration and self-reported health: differences between immigrants and natives". European Journal of Public Health [September 2018]. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/cky206


[13] Rapp, Carolin. 2018. "National Attachments and the Immigrant Participation Gap". The Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, online first. doi: 10.1080/1369183X.2018.1517596


[12] Rapp, Carolin, Kijewski, Sara, and Markus Freitag. 2018. "The Tolerance of Tamils: War-related Experiences, Psychological Pathways, and the Probability of Granting Civil Liberties to Former Enemies". The Journal of Politics , accepted for publication [June 2018].


[11] Thomann, Eva and Carolin Rapp. 2018. "Who Deserves Solidarity? Unequal treatment of Immigrants in Swiss Welfare Policy Delivery". Policy Studies Journal 46(3): 531-552.


[10] Rapp, Carolin, Shore, Jennifer, and Jale Tosun. 2018. "Not so Risky Business? How Social Policies Shape the Perceived Feasibility of Self-employment". Journal of European Social Policy 28(2): 143-160.


[9] Rapp, Carolin. 2017: "Shaping Tolerant Attitudes towards Immigrants: The Role of Welfare State Expenditures". Journal of European Social Policy 27(1): 40-56.


[8] Rapp, Carolin. 2016. "Moral Opinion Polarization and the Erosion of Trust". Social Science Research 58(1): 34-45.


[7] Rapp, Carolin and Kathrin Ackermann. 2016: "The Consequences of Social Intolerance on Non-Violent Protest Behavior". European Political Science Review 8 (4): 567-588.


[6] Rapp, Carolin. 2015: "More Diversity, less Tolerance? The Effect of Type of Cultural Diversity on the Erosion of Tolerance in Swiss Municipalities". Ethnic and Racial Studies 38(10): 1779-1797.


[5] Freitag, Markus and Carolin Rapp. 2015: "The Personal Foundations of Political Tolerance Toward Immigrants". Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 41(3): 351-373.


[4] Rapp, Carolin and Markus Freitag. 2015: "Teaching Tolerance? Associational Diversity and Tolerance Formation". Political Studies 63(5): 1031–1051.


[3] Rapp, Carolin, Traunmueller, Richard, Freitag, Markus, and Adrian Vatter. 2014: "Moral Politics: The Religious Factor in Referenda Voting". Politics & Religion 7(2): 418-443.


[2] Freitag, Markus and Carolin Rapp. 2013: "Intolerance toward Immigrants in Switzerland. Diminished Threat through Social Contacts?". Swiss Political Science Review 19(4): 425-446.


[1] Kirchner, Antje, Freitag, Markus, and Carolin Rapp. 2011: “Crafting Tolerance: The Role of Institutions in a Comparative Perspective”. European Political Science Review 3(2): 201-227.




Book Chapters

[3] Mantaschal, Anita and Carolin Rapp. 2015: "Welche Schweizer wählen die SVP und warum?" In: Markus Freitag and Adrian Vatter (eds.), Wahlen und Wählerschaft in der Schweiz. Zürich: NZZ Verlag (forthcoming).

[2] Rapp, Carolin. 2014: "Je mehr, desto besser? Der Effekt unterschiedlicher Immigrantenanteile auf die Toleranz gegenüber Immigranten in der Schweiz". In: Karin Schnebel (ed.): Europäische Minderheiten. Im Dilemma zwischen Selbstbestimmung und Integration. Wiesbaden: Springer VS, 261-296.

[1] Freitag, Markus and Carolin Rapp. 2014: "Die Duldung des Falschen: Toleranz als soziales Kapital". In: Markus Freitag (Hrsg.): Das soziale Kapital der Schweiz. Zürich: Verlag Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 213-237.




[1] Rapp, Carolin. 2015: "Toleranz gegenüber Immigranten in der Schweiz und in Europa. Empirische Analysen zum Bestand und den Entstehungsbedingungen im Vergleich". Wiesbaden: Springer VS.


Book Review

[1] Rapp, Carolin. 2015. Book Review: "La politique contestataire du chômage en Suisse. Etat‐providence, opportunités et revendications politiques." Authored by: Giugni, Mario, Michel Berclaz and Katharina Füglister. Swiss Political Science Review, 21(1): 193-195.