Teaching

I have taught undergraduate and graduate courses on world politics and the European Union in Germany (U Goettingen, Leuphana Lüneburg), the United Kingdom (U Oxford) and the Netherlands (Amsterdam, Free University). Please find a selection below, including some course syllabi where available. 

Graduate Teaching


Global and Regional Governance (seminar)

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Legitimacy and Legitimation in International Relations (seminar)

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Design of International Organizations (seminar)

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International Relations: Regional Organizations (seminar)

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Europe in the World (seminar)

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Multilevel Governance in Europe (seminar)

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Undergraduate Teaching

 

Introduction to International Relations (lecture)

 

Theories of International Relations (seminar)

 

Patterns of Justification in International Relations (project seminar)

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Constructivism in International Relations (seminar)

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Globalization and Global Governance (seminar)

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Power in World Politics (seminar)

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Introduction to EU Studies and Comparative Regionalism (seminar)

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International Organizations (seminar) 

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Economics of European Integration (tutorial) 

 

Introduction to European Integration (tutoria)


Thesis Supervision

I am currently (co-)supervising the following PhD dissertations:

  • Leonardo Bandarra, GIGA (2016-), title: "Nuclear Latency and the Participation Puzzle: Constructing the International Non-proliferation Regime"
  • Jessica Gomes, GIGA (2017-), topic: leadership and institutional change in Mercosur and the EU
  • Swantje Schirmer, GIGA (2018-), topic: human rights and the legitimation of regional organizations in Latin America and the Middle East
  • Niklas Krösche, GIGA (2018-), topic: legitimation dynamics in the African Union
  • Mona Saleh, Leuphana University Lüneburg (2018-), topic: institutional overlap and the legitimacy crisis of regional organizations in Africa 


Completed dissertations:

  • Mariel Reiss, Marburg University (2016-2020), title: "Constructing the East African Community: The Impact of African and European Regional Organizations on the Emergence and Institutional Design of the East African Community" (submitted)
  • Insa Ewert, GIGA (2015-2017), title: "The China Watchers: EU Trade Policy in the Making"


Since 2013, I have supervised more than 50 BA and MA theses at the University of Goettingen and the Leuphana University Lüneburg.