- Religion, ethnicity and conflict
- Institutional development
- State- and peacebuilding
- Aid allocation
- Social and political trust
- Migration and refugees
Patrick is a Research Assistant interested in the how religion, ethnicity, and migration affect institutional development and conflicts. He is currently working on the TRUST project and a pilot study on aid allocations for mine action.
As part of the TRUST Project, his MA Thesis investigated how ethnic composition and refugee arrivals affect attitudes of social trust in African host-communities.