Empirical Political Science | University Oldenburg

Academic Appointments


2015
Full Professor (W3), Political System of Germany
Department of Social Sciences, University Oldenburg

2014
Offer of a W3-Professorship,  Political Science &
Public Policy
Universität Speyer (declined)

Offer of a W3-Professorship, Public Policy & Public Administration
Department of Politics and Public Administration, Universität Konstanz (declined)

Full Professor (W2), 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

  • Spokesmen of the Decision Theory Wokring Group ("AK Handlungs- und Entscheidungstheorie") within the German Political Science Association (DVPW) 
  • Member of the BIGSSS Faculty 
  • GESIS Official Representative
  • Co-Organizer of the 9th, 10th International Young Scholar German
    Socio-Economic Panel Symposium HWK
  • FoJuS - Forum Junge Staats- und Verwaltungswissenschaft (2008-2011) 
    Young Researchers Group within the German Political Science Association (DVPW)

Membership

  • German Political Science Association (DVPW)
  • European Political Science Association (EPSA)
  • AmericanPolitical 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

Selected Conference Talks

  • 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 
  • 04/2014 Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) General Conference, Chicago
  • 03/2013 Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) General Conference, Chicago
  • 09/2012 American Political Science Association (APSA) Annual Meeting, New Orleans
  • 06/2012 International Political Science Association (IPSA) General Conference, Madrid
  • 06/2012 European Political Science Association (EPSA) Annual Meeting, Berlin
  • 04/2012 European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) Joint Session, Antwerp
  • 04/2012 Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) General Conference, Chicago
  • 04/2011 European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) Joint Session, St. Gallen
  • 03/2011 Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) General Conference, Chicago
  • 03/2010 European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) Joint Session, Münster
  • 09/2009 German Political Science Association (DVPW) General Conference, Kiel
  • 09/2009 European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) Annual Meeting, Potsdam
  • 09/2009 American Political Science Association (APSA) Annual Meeting, Toronto

Invited Talks 

  • 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
  • 01/2014 DIW Berlin, Brown-Bag Seminar
  • 08/2013 Research Lecture Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg (Institute for Advanced Study)
  • 11/2011 Political Science Research Seminar, University Konstanz
  • 05/2011 Institutskolloquium Soziologie und Sozialpolitik, Universität Göttingen
  • 11/2010 Mannheimer Zentrum für Europäische Sozialforschung, Universität Mannheim
  • 02/2010 Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock
  • 10/2009 German Center of Gerontology (DZA), Berlin
  • 05/2009 European Center for Social Welfare Policy and Research, Viena

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
  • 1st Kiel Institute Summer School "Reforming the Welfare State:
    Balancing Efficiency and Equity"
  • 16th Annual ECPR Summer School on European Parties and Party Systems,
    European University Institute, Florence
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