Curriculum Vitae

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

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

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€)

SERVICE TO THE PROFESSION

Co-Speaker, Theory Section, German Association for Peace and Conflict Studies (AFK), since 2018

Communications Director, International Political Sociology Section of the International Studies Association, since 2017

Reviewer for: Foreign Policy AnalysisZeitschrift für Internationale Beziehungen, Peace & Change, Zeitschrift für Friedens- und Konfliktforschung (verified reviewer record available at Publons)

Assistant Editor of Japan aktuell – Journal of Current Japanese Affairs, 2007-2008

MEMBERSHIPS

European International Studies Association (EISA)

German Political Science Association (DVPW)

German Association for Peace and Conflict Studies (AFK)

International Studies Association (ISA)