Dominik Hangartner

Professor of Public Policy
ETH Zurich



Dominik Hangartner is a professor of public policy at ETH Zurich and faculty co-director of the Immigration Policy Lab.

After pre-doctoral fellowships at Harvard University, Washington University in Saint Louis, and the University of California, Berkeley, Dominik received his Ph.D. in social science from the University of Bern in 2011. In the same year, he joined the London School of Economics as an assistant professor. He was promoted to tenured associate professor in 2013, before joining ETH in 2017.

Dominik uses field work and statistics to study the effects of migration policies and political institutions. His work has been published in leading scholarly journals such as the American Journal of Political Science, the American Political Science ReviewProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences,  Science and Nature, and has received several awards including the Philip Leverhulme Prize and the Swiss Science Prize Latsis.