Curriculum Vitae (PDF, engl.)

Studied political science, economics, sociology and Romance studies at the Universities of Bamberg, Toulouse le Mirail and at the Freie Universität Berlin; degree in political science at the FU Berlin. Doctorate at the University of Stuttgart 1999.

Professional activities:

  • Research assistant at the Deutsch-Französisches Institut Ludwigsburg (1990-2002)
  • Research assistant at the Research Division European Integration of the Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP) in Berlin (2002-03)
  • Chair in Political Science/Comparative Politics at the University of Trier since late 2003

Publications on Franco-German relations, French European policy, political economy of European integration and the political system of the French V. Republic.

Recent publications

The full list as PDF.

Research Interests

  • French European policy
  • Franco-German relations
  • Europeanization of nation states
  • Political economy of European integration
  • Political System of the French Fifth Republic

Supervised Qualification Work

Dissertations, master’s theses and examination papers in social studies teacher training