Professor | Political System | University Oldenburg

Academic Appointments


2015 Full Professor, Political System of Germany
Department of Social Sciences, University Oldenburg

2014
Professor, Political System of Germany
Department of Social Sciences, University Oldenburg

2012  Interim Professor, Social Science Methodology
Department of Social Sciences, University Oldenburg (09/2012 - 04/2013)


2011-2013
Assistant Professor (W1), Positive Political Theory / Political Economy
Department of Social Sciences, University Oldenburg

2008 Senior Researcher, Collaborative Research Center 597 D6
(DFG Sonderforschungsbereich) "Transformation of the State" University of Bremen

2007 Senior Researcher, Center for Methods in Social Sciences
Department of Social Sciences, University Oldenburg

2005  Ph.D. Scholarship German Research Foundation (DFG)
Doctoral School "Research on Organizational Paths"

Free University Berlin

2003  Teaching Assistant at the Institute of Political Science (Ifpol)
Teaching Assistant  Institute of Enonomic Education (IöB)
Westfälische Wilhelms-University Münster

Academic Degrees


2008/05
Dr. rer. pol.
Freie Universität Berlin

2005/00 Magister Artium
Political Science, Public Law and Economic Policy
Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster

Longer Research/Study Stays


2016
Stanford University (USA)
The European Center (TEC)
Visiting Scholar (Oct.-Nov.)

2007 Yale University (USA)
Leitner Program in International and Comparative Political Economy

Visiting Assistant in Research (Feb.-Jul.)

2002/03
University of Exeter (UK)
BA Politics and Economics (non-degree)

ERASMUS Student  Exchange

Service to the Profession

Membership

  • German Political Science Association (DVPW)
  • European Political Science Association (EPSA)
  • American Political Science Association (APSA)
  • International Political Science Association  (IPSA)

Invited Reviewer (selected)

American Political Science Review, Comparative Political Studies, European Journal of Political Research, European Journal of Political Economy, International Public Management Journal, International Political Science Review, Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics,  Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis, Journal of European Social Policy, Journal of Social Policy, Legislative Studies Quarterly, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Politische Vierteljahresschrift, Public Choice, Public Opinion Quarterly, Social Choice and Welfare, Socio-Economic Review, West European Politics

Conference Talks (selected)

  • 09/2020 European Group of Public Administration (EGPA) Annual Meeting, Online
  • 09/2020 European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) Annual Meeting, Online
  • 09/2019 American Political Science Association (APSA) Annual Meeting, Washington, DC
  • 09/2019 European Group of Public Administration (EGPA) Annual Meeting, Belfast
  • 06/2019 European Political Science Association (EPSA) Annual Meeting, Belfast
  • 08/2018 European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) Annual Meeting, Hamburg
  • 06/2018 European Political Science Association (EPSA) Annual Meeting, Vienna
  • 04/2018 Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) General Conference, Chicago
  • 09/2017 European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) Annual Meeting, Oslo
  • 06/2017 European Political Science Association (EPSA) Annual Meeting, Milano
  • 06/2016 European Political Science Association (EPSA) Annual Meeting, Brussels
  • 06/2015 European Political Science Association (EPSA) Annual Meeting, Vienna 

Invited Talks (selected) 

  • 03/2019 Department of Political Science and Public Management, SDU, Odense
  • 02/2017 Department of Political Science and Public Management, SDU, Odense
  • 02/2016 Mannheimer Zentrum für Europäische Sozialforschung, Universität Mannheim
  • 03/2015 Hertie School of Governance
  • 06/2014 University Heidelberg, Economics & Politics Seminar 
  • 02/2014 Erasmus University Rotterdam, Department of Public Administration

Summer Schools

  • EITM 2010: Empirical Implications of Theoretical Models  (Mannheim University)
  • 4th Summer School in Methods and Techniques (University of Ljubljana): Political Game Theory
  • 39th Essex Summer School in Social Data Analysis & Collection (Essex University):
    Multivariate Regression Analysis
  • 16th Annual ECPR Summer School on European Parties and Party Systems, European University Institute, Florence
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