Brief Biography

Education

 

2015                               Habilitation, University of Potsdam

2010-11                         Post-Doc Fellow,  Harvard University

2009                               PhD in Political Science, University of Potsdam

2007                               Visiting Fellow, San Francisco State University

2004                               Master in Political Science and North American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin

2001-02                         DAAD-Visiting Student, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

 

Academic Positions

 

since 10/2015              Visiting Professor, Otto Suhr Institute for Political Science, Freie Universität  

                                       Berlin

 

9/2011-9/2015             Assistant Professor (Wissenschaftlicher Assistent), International Studies, 

                                       University of Erlangen-Nürnberg

 

9/2010-5/2011             Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs,  

                                       Harvard University

 

4/2009-9/2010              Acting Juniorprofessor for North American Foreign and Security Policy (W-1),

                                        Department of Political Science, John-F.-Kennedy-Institute for North American

                                        Studies, Free University Berlin

 

2/2006-3/2009              Research Fellow, Transatlantic Program, German Council on Foreign Relations  

                                        (DGAP)        

 

7/2007                            Visiting Fellow, San Francisco State University, USA

 

9/2001-4/2002              Research Assistant, School of Government, University of North Carolina at          

                                        Chapel Hill

 

 

Fellowships

 

 

 

2010-2011                     Postdoctoral Fellowship, funded by the Fritz Thyssen Stiftung

 

2009-2010                     Research Fellowship, funded by the Stiftung Neue Verantwortung

 

2007                               Research Fellowship, funded by the Fulbright Commission

 

2001                               DAAD Student Scholarship

 

 

Awards

 

2014                               Best Paper Award of the German Political Science Association (DVPW), IR

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2014                               Teaching Award, Department of Economics and Social Sciences, University of  

                                        Erlangen-Nürnberg

 

2002                               Dean‘s List of Academic Excellence, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

 

Grants

 

2015-2017                   German Research Foundation (DFG): Constructivist Emotion Research. The      

                                      Power Potential of Emotion and Language in International Status Conflicts,      

                                      Grant Amount: 32, 944 Euro

 

2013                              DAAD-Travel Grant, ISA Convention 2014, Toronto

 

2012                              DAAD-Travel Grant, ISA Convention 2013, San Francisco

 

2011                              DAAD-Travel Grant, International Conference on "Regional Integration",

 

                                       Johannesburg

 

2011-2012                   Fritz Thyssen Stiftung: Friendship and International Relations. Conceptions and

                                      Practices (in cooperation with Harvard University), Grant amount: 20,000 Euro

 

2009                              Heinrich Böll Foundation/Canadian Embassy: The Arctic: Governance,  

                                       Development and International Cooperation (in cooperation wth Dr. David      

                                       Bosold), Grant amount: 17,000 Euro

                                    

2006-2009                    German Marshall Fund of the United States: Understanding US Foreign Policy  

                                       and Renewing the Transatlantic Partnership (in cooperation with Prof. Dr.

                                       Eberhard Sandschneider), Grant amount: 240,000 US Dollar

 

2006-2008                    Fritz Thyssen Foundation: Workshop Series on Transatlantic Relations (in

                                       cooperation with Prof. Dr. Eberhard Sandschneider), Grant Amount: 17,600 Euro

 

2006-2008                     Doctoral Research Grant, funded by the Friedrich Ebert Foundation

 

 

Membership

 

German Political Science Association (DVPW)

International Studies Association (ISA)

British International Studies Association (BISA)

ECPR Standing Group on International Relations (SGIR)

Italian Standing Group on International Relations (SGRI)

 

 

Invited Reviewer 

 

American Political Science Review

European Journal of International Relations

Review of International Studies

British Journal of Political Science

International Theory

International Relations

Cooperation and Conflict

Foreign Policy Analysis

Global Society

Journal of Global Security Studies

Oxford University Press

SAGE Publications 

Palgrave Macmillan 

Manchester University Press

Zeitschrift für Internationale Beziehungen

Die Friedens-Warte: Journal of International Peace and Organization

Zeitschrift für Außen- und Sicherheitspolitik

Amerikastudien/American Studies

InterDiscipline: Journal of History and Sociology

Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung