Scholar in Residence at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies
Head of the German Political Science Association (DVPW)
Professor of Political Science with a focus on “Comparative Politics” at the University of Münster.
Award from the Democracy Foundation of the University of Cologne for my book The Loss of Political Equality
Since September 2015
Member of the Executive Council of the German Political Science Association (DVPW). Between 09/2015 and 09/2016 Interim President of the DVPW
Professor of Political Science with a focus on “International Comparative Political Economy” at the University of Osnabrück.
Habilitation at the University of Heidelberg.
Title: The Loss of Political Equality. Democracy in the Age of Economic Liberalization.
Spokesperson of the „Political Economy” Section of the DVPW
Job offer (W1 professor) at the Goethe University for Empirical Research on Democracy
October 2006 to April 2007
Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Studies at Delmenhorst
Researcher at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies
May 2004 to March 2006
Postdoc Stipend at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies.
Otto Hahn Medal of the Max Planck Society awarded for the dissertation thesis
Doctoral degree from the University of Bremen.
Title of the thesis: Between international aims and national politics: Economic policy coordination in the European Union, the OECD and the International Monetary Fund.
Graduate student at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne.
Diploma in Political Science
Thesis: The Welfare State in the European Multilevel Polity
Student of Political Science, Ecnomics and Peace and Conflict Research at the University of Marburg
Master of Arts: International Conflict Analysis.
Thesis: Critical Theory and the Just Resolution of Conflicts.
Student at the Unversity of Kent at Canterbury
Student of Political Science and Economics at the Unversity of Marburg