Selected publications



Datta, S., Kieslich, K., Paul, K.T., Samuels, G., and B. Prainsack (2021). Rethinking value construction in biomedicine and health care. Biosocieties, online first.

Paul, K.T. & Palfinger, T. (2020). Walking the (argumentative) talk using citizen science: involving young people in a critical policy analysis of vaccination policy in Austria. Evidence & Policy, fast track/first online.

Heigl, F., Kieslinger, B., Paul, K.T., Uhlik, J., Frigerio, D. and Dörler, D., 2020. Co-Creating and Implementing Quality Criteria for Citizen Science. Citizen Science: Theory and Practice, 5(1), p.23. DOI:

Paul, K. &  Haddad, C. (2019). Beyond evidence vs. truthiness: Towards a symmetrical approach to knowledge and ignorance in policy studies. Policy Sciences , 52(2), 299–314.

Paul, K.T. & Loer, K. (2019). Contemporary vaccination policy in the European Union: tensions and dilemmas. Journal of Public Health Policy, 4(2), 166–179.

Paul, K.T. (2018). Collective Organization of Discourse Expertise using Information Technology – CODE IT! A citizen science case study of the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccination debate. IT- Information Technology, 60(1), 21-27.

Paul, K.T.  & Straßheim, H. (2018). Consumer policy. In H. Heinelt and S. Münch (eds.)  Handbook Of European Policy: Formation, Development and Evaluation. Edward Elgar, London.

Paul, K.T., Wallenburg, I. & Bal, R. (2018). Putting public health infrastructures to the test: Introducing HPV vaccination in Austria and the Netherlands. Sociology of Health & Illness, 40(1), 67–81.

Paul, K.T. (2016). “Saving lives”: Adapting and adopting HPV vaccination in Austria. Social Science & Medicine, 153, 193-200.

Adams S., Paul K.T., Ketelaars C. & Robben P. (2015). The use of mystery guests by the Dutch Health Inspectorate: Results of a pilot study in long-term intramural elderly care. Health Policy, 119, 821-830.

Paul, K.T. & Haddad, C. (2015). Marx meets meaning: A critical encounter between historical materialism and interpretive policy analysis. A reply to Brand’s State, Context, Correspondence. OZP – Austrian Journal of Political Science, 44(1), 46-52.

Paul, K. T., Avezaat, C. J. J., Friele, R. D., IJzermans, J. N. & Bal, R. A. (2013). Organ donation as transition work: Policy discourse and clinical practice in The Netherlands. Health, 18(4), 369-87.

Paul, K. T. (2012). The Europeanization of food safety: a discourse-analytical approach. Journal of European Public Policy, 19(4), 549-566.

Paul, K. T. (2011). From ‘Politics in the Stable’ to Stable Politics: Challenges and Continuities in Dutch Food Policy Discourse. Science as Culture, 20(2), 209-229.

Paul, K. T. (2009). Discourse analysis: an exploration of methodological issues and a call for methodological courage in the field of policy analysis. Critical Policy Studies, 3(2), 240 – 253.

Paul, K. T. (2008). Thought for Food (Safety) in the EU: A discourse – analytical approach. GARNET Working Paper series 38/08.

Paul, K. T. (2007). Food for Thought: Change and Continuity in German Food Safety Policy. Critical Policy Analysis, 1(1), 18-32.

Non-peer reviewed:

Heigl, F., Kieslinger, B., Paul, K.T., Uhlik, J. & Dörler, D. (2019). Opinion: Toward an international definition of citizen science. PNAS, April 23, 2019, 116(17), 8089-8092.

Heigl, F., Kieslinger, B.,  Paul, K.T.,  Uhlik, J.  & Dörler, D. (2019). Reply to Auerbach et al.: How our Opinion piece invites collaboration. PNAS, July 30, 2019, 116(31), 15338.

Paul, K.T. (2010). Buchbesprechung: Steuerung von Wissenschaft? Die Governance des österreichischen Innovationssystems, Innsbruck/Wien 2010, StudienVerlag [Book review]. Österreichische Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft, 39(4), 485-486.