Search your Twitter likes

This post introduces LikeWise — a Shiny app that retrieves and filters users’ likes on Twitter. If you are looking for a quick direction, click here for the app. I use Twitter likes as bookmarks, but then struggle to find the one that I need among them all. Hence I have built an app. It is live at It can be used here as well, in the window below.

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Political science journals

This post introduces psjournals — a new dataset on political science journals as well as an R package and a Shiny app that accompany the dataset. If you are looking for quick directions, click here for the package, here for the app. Some might find this dataset useful for teaching, if not for research. However, many are likely to use psjournals for selection purposes — to see where they can submit their manuscript for consideration.

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Latest publications

  • Resul Umit, Katrin Auel (2020) Divergent preferences and legislative speeches on Brexit. Journal of Elections, Public Opinion & Parties, 30(2), 202–220. Abstract DOI  pdf
  • Resul Umit, Lena Maria Schaffer (2020) Attitudes towards carbon taxes across Europe: The role of perceived uncertainty and self-interest. Energy Policy, 140. Abstract DOI  pdf

Unpublished research

  • Resul Umit, Lena Schaffer (2020) Wind Turbines, Public Acceptance, and Electoral Outcomes. Abstract  pdf
  • Resul Umit (2019) Parliamentary Communication Allowances: Good for Nothing. Abstract  pdf