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    Short bio download pdf  
         
      Employment  
         
  September 2014   Guest Professor
UAM Iztapalapa, Mexico City, Mexico
 
         
  April 2014   Project leader
of the DAAD ISAP-program (Internationale Studien- und Ausbildungspartnerschaften/International Study and Education Partnership)
of Justus Liebig University Giessen
with Universidad de Antioquia/Medellin, Colombia
 
         
  April 2014   Co-Director (Co-Sprecherin)
of the Collaborative Research Center (Sonderforschungsbereich)
“Dynamics of Security“ (SFB-Transregio 138)
financed by the German Research Foundation (DFG)
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  April 2014   Project leader
of the Sub-project “Between Minority Protection and Securitization:
Roma Minority Formation and Transformation in Modern European History“
(Collaborative Research Center “Dynamics of Security“, German Research Foundation)
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  March 2014   Guest Researcher
Open University Raanana, Israel
(financed by Humboldt Foundation)
 
         
  October 2010 to
February 2013
  Head of Department of the Institute of Political Science
Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany
 
         
  January 2010   Full Professor of Political Theory and the History of Ideas
Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany
 
         
  August 2009 to
January 2010
  Theodor Heuss Visiting Associate Professor
New School for Social Research, New York
 
         
  October 2008 to
July 2009
  Visiting Professor (Political Theory and History of Ideas)
Institute of Political Science
Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany
 
         
  August 2007 to
July 2008
  Senior Lecturer
Institute of the Foundation of Social Science
Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
 
         
  August 2007   Visiting Professor
Universidad de Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia
 
         
  November 1998 -
December 2000
  Lecturer and Researcher
(partly funded through a European Union research project
on self-employment policies in Europe)
Department of Social and Political Sciences
Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
 
         
  September 1997 -
July 1998
  Visiting Scholar
Institute of Philosophy
Columbia University, New York City, USA
 
         
  April 1995 -
December 1996
  Lecturer and Researcher
Department of Social and Political Sciences
Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
 
         
      Education  
         
  May 2009   Postdoctoral lecture qualification
‘Habilitation’
Department of Social and Political Sciences
Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
 
         
  November 2008   Submission of the Habilitationsschrift on
“Global Justice and Transnational Governance”

Department of Social and Political Sciences
Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
 
         
  2000   Ph.D. in Political Science
magna cum laude with the thesis:
Menschenrechte und Staatsbürgerschaft –
über die Begründung sozialer und politischer Rechte
(Human Rights and Citizenship:
On the Justification of Social and Political Rights).
Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
 
         
  March 1994   Graduation
from the Department of Social and Educational Science
Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main
with a thesis on citizenship and the plurality of values
(Taylor, Walzer, and Habermas), grade 1,0, with distinction.
 
         
  November 1991   State Examination
in Social Sciences, Biology and Arts, grade 1,0, with distinction.
 
         
  1987 - 1994   Dual studies in philosophy with social and political sciences,
and educational sciences

Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
University of Cologne, Germany
 
         
      Other Professional Activities  
         
  Since April 2008   Editor of a book series on “Political Sociology”
with Nomos publisher
(together with Andrew Arato and Hauke Brunkhorst)
 
         
  Since September 2006   Member of the Review Board
of the series in Political Theory and History of Ideas

(of the section “Political Theory and History of Ideas”,
German Association of Political Science)
 
         
  Since June 2005   Co-editor and founding member of
„Zeitschrift für Menschenrechte.
Journal For Human Rights“

(scientific journal, peer reviewed)
 
         
      Grants and Fellowships  
         
  August 2007   DAAD (German Exchange Service)
Guest Professor
Universidad de Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia
 
         
  September 1997 - June 1998   Visiting Scholar
Department of Philosophy
Columbia University, New York City,
 
         
  September 1997- June 1998   Scholarship to study in the US
(Columbia/New York City)
from the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst
(German Academic Exchange Service)
 
         
  December 1996 - November 1998   Research Grant
from the Federal State of Hessen/Germany
(Graduierten­förderung) for Ph.D.students
 
         
  July 1994   Scholarship
(from the Academy of the Sciences of Humanity/Vienna
to join the International Summer School on “Justice and Power“
in Cortona /Italy