Tanja Kunz

GESIS - Leibniz Institut für Sozialwissenschaften
Post Doctoral Researcher

Kaiserring 10-16
68159 Mannheim

Office Hours: by appointment
Phone: +49 (0621) 1246 – 436
E-Mail: tanja.kunz[at]gesis.org

Research Interests

Paradata, questionnaire design, data quality in surveys (esp. Online)


Tanja Kunz is a senior researcher at GESIS Leibniz-Institute for the Social Sciences since 2017. She studied social sciences at the University of Mannheim (diploma in 2009) and received her PhD at the Darmstadt University of Technology (doctorate in 2014).


Kunz, Tanja, and Marek Fuchs. 2018. "Dynamic Instructions in Check-All-That-Apply Questions." Social Science Computer Review online first 1-15. doi: dx.doi.org/10.1177/0894439317748890.

Kunz, Tanja. 2015. Rating Scales in Web Surveys. A Test of New Drag-and-Drop Rating Procedures. Doctoral Dissertation. Darmstadt University of Technology. tuprints.ulb.tu-darmstadt.de/id/eprint/5151.

Metzler, Anke, Tanja Kunz, and Marek Fuchs. 2015. "The Use and Positioning of Clarification Features in Web Surveys." Psihologija 48 (4): 379-408. doi: dx.doi.org/10.2298/PSI1504379M.

Kunz, Tanja, and Marek Fuchs. 2012. "Improving RDD Cell Phone Samples: Evaluation of Different Pre-Call Validation Methods." Journal of Official Statistics 28 (3): 373-394. 

More information can be found on the website of GESIS