Curriculum Vitae

2014-2017 Vice-Dean for Study Programmes and Teaching, Faculty 02: Social Sciences, Media, and Sports
since 2012 Vice President, The Tampere Club
10/2011 Cátedra Extraordinaria "Ernesto Garzón Valdés", Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), Mexico City
7-8/2011 Visiting Professor, German School, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT
3/2011 Visiting Professor, University of Graz
3-6 2010 Fernand Braudel Senior Research Fellow, Political Theory Unit, European University Institute, S. Domenico di Fiesole, Italy
10/2008-3/2010 Head of the Department of Political Science
2008-2013 Member of the steering committee, Resarch Center of Social and Cultural Studies Mainz(SOCUM)
7/2007 Visiting Fellow, Social and Political Theory Program, RSSS, ANU, Canberra
3/2005-3/2010 Member of the PVS editorial staff (responsible editor for PVS-Literature, Political Theory)
8/2004 Visiting Fellow, Social and Political Theory Program, RSSS, ANU, Canberra
since 4/2003 Professor of Political Theory, Department of Political Science, Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz
6/2002-3/2003 Ass. Prof., Department of Political Science, TU Darmstadt
1/2002 Habilitation ("Influence and Power: Variations on a Messy Theme"), TU Darmstadt
WS 2001/02 Interim Professor for Political Theory, University of Hamburg
2000-2006 Board member, RC on Political Theory and History of Ideas, DVPW
2-3/1999 Visiting Fellow, RISS, University of Tampere
1996-2001 Ass. Prof., Department of Political Science, TU Darmstadt
1993-1996 Ass. Prof., Political Theory Unit, Department of Political Science, University of Bamberg
1992-1993 Interim Professor of International Relations, University of Frankfurt/M.
1991-1992 Lecturer, Universities of Cologne, Stuttgart, Frankfurt/M. and Bamberg
1989 Dr. phil. in Political Science (PhD Diss on external Influences on processes of regional  integration in  Latin America; summa cum laude), JGU Mainz
1984-1992 Research Assistant, Department of Political Science, JGU Mainz
1992 MA Islamic Studies (Arabic/Turkish/Farsi, Islamic Cultural Studies), JGU Mainz
1978-1982 Student intern, then free-lance systems analysis with IBM Deutschland
1978  Dipl. Math. (mathematics, economics), JGU Mainz