Curriculum Vitae

 

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

2015- Research Fellow, Research Group on International Political Sociology, Kiel University

2013-2015 Research Officer for the Institutional Strategy, University of Bremen

2011-2012 Research Officer, University of Bremen

2008 Research Fellow, German Institute of Global and Area Studies, Hamburg

2007 Associate Fellow, Institute for Development and Peace, University of Duisburg-Essen

 

EDUCATION

2017 Dr. rer. pol./Ph.D. in Political Science (summa cum laude), University of Bremen

2005 M.A. in International Relations (with distinction), University of Essex

2004 Diplom in Political Science, University of Hamburg

 

AWARD

EISA Best Dissertation Award 2018, European International Studies Association

 

RESEARCH FUNDING

  • Workshop grant for a two-day workshop on “U.S. Security Relations in the Age of Trump: Lessons for/from Germany and Japan “, Kiel University’s internal Internationalization Fund (3,550 €), with Dirk Nabers
  • DNSZ Seed Money Grant for a Workshop “Music and World Politics: Interdisciplinary Perspectives”, German-Norwegian Study Center/Deutsch-Norwegisches Studienzentrum (1,350 €)
  • ISA Annual Convention Working Group on Global Populism, 58th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association, Baltimore, 2017, with Dirk Nabers and David B. MacDonald
  • Grant for a pilot study on Donald Trump and Populism, Heinrich Böll Foundation (4,200 €), with Dirk Nabers
  • Workshop grant for a two-day workshop on ‘Laclau’s Contribution to IR: Rethinking Core Concepts’, Kiel University’s internal Internationalization Fund (2,000 €), with Dirk Nabers
  • “Bremen TRAC – COFUND Fellowships for Transnational Academic Careers,” COFUND grant in the EU Commission’s 7th Framework Programme for the establishment of a postdoctoral program, 2012 (1.19 million €), co-authored with Achim Wiesner. Role: lead author of the proposal (the University of Bremen was the official applicant)
  • “Ambitious and Agile,” grant for the establishment of an Institutional Strategy to Promote Top-Level Research in the German Excellence Initiative, 2011 (45.05 million €). Role: member of the “core team” – with Wilfried Müller, Rolf Drechsler, Marcus Beiner and Achim Wiesner – that wrote the proposal (the University of Bremen was the official applicant)
  • PhD scholarship (3 years), Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS), 2008 (circa 45,000€)

 

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