Curriculum Vitae

 Academic Appointments

  • Since October 2023 Full Professor (W3), Political System of Germany, Institute for Political Science, University of Bremen
  • 2015-2023 Full Professor (W3), Political System of Germany, University of Oldenburg
    • Political Science & Public Policy, University of Speyer (declined)
    • Public Policy & Public Administration, University of Konstanz (declined)
  • 2014-2015 Professor (W2), Political System of Germany, University of Oldenburg
  • 2012 Interim Professor, Social Science Methodology, University of Oldenburg (09/2012 - 04/2013)
  • 2011-2013 Assistant Professor (W1), Positive Political Theory, University of Oldenburg
  • 2008-2011 Senior Researcher, Collaborative Research Center 597 D6, University of Bremen & Universität Oldenburg
  • 2007 Senior Researcher, Center for Methods in Social Sciences, University of Oldenburg
  • 2005-2008 German Research Foundation (DFG), Doctoral School "Research on Organizational Paths", Freie University Berlin


Academic Degrees

  • 2008/05 Dr. rer. pol., Freie Universität Berlin, Advisors: Bernhard Kittel (University of Vienna), Irwin Collier (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.)
  • 2002-2003 University of Exeter (UK), BA Politics and Economics (non-degree), ERASMUS Student Exchange