Former Members and Emeriti

Find below former members as well as emeriti of our Department.

 

APPELT Erna, Univ.-Prof.in Mag.a Dr.in 

APPELT, ErnaMore information about Erna APPELT:

e-mail: erna.appelt@uibk.ac.at

 

 

BEZWAN Naif, Dr. 

BEZWAN Naif

More information about Naif BEZWAN:

Download: Curriculum Vitae

e-mail: naif.bezwan@uibk.ac.at

 

 

BIELFELDT-SCHREDELSEKER Carola, Dr. 

BIELFELDT-SCHREDELSEKER, CarolaMore information about Carola BIELFELDT-SCHREDELSEKER:

e-mail: carola.bielfeldt@uibk.ac.at

 

 
 

DHAWAN Nikita, Univ.-Prof. Dr. 

DHAWAN NikitaMore information about Nikita DHAWAN:

e-mail: nikita.dhawan@uibk.ac.at

 

 

EPPLER Annegret, Dr.

EPPLER AnnegretDr. Annegret Eppler is a lawyer and a political scientist (she studied in Tübingen, Germany, and Leuven, Belgium). From 2004 to 2007, she acted as the Scientific Coordinator of the European Centre for Research on Federalism Tübingen. Thereafter she worked from 2007 to 2010 as a research fellow in the section "Comparative Politics and European Integration" of the Institute for Political Science at the University of Tübingen, where she gained her PhD in 2010 with a thesis on the EU's influence on the federalism reform in Germany in various policy fields (e.g. environmental policy). From 2010 to 2013 she worked as post-doc research fellow at the Institute for Political Science at the University of Tübingen and from 2013 to 2017 at the Department of Political Science at the University of Innsbruck. Since 2017 she is Professor for Public Law at the University of Public Administration in Kehl.

Her research focuses on issues of transnational and supranational legitimacy, democracy, and parliaments in the EU system, in particular inter-parliamentary relations of parliaments in the EU multi-level parliamentary system. Current research concentrates on the theoretical conceptualization of European disintegration, the analysis of the conditions of European integration and disintegration, legitimacy and parliaments in the EU as well as comparative federalism research.


More information about Anne EPPLER:

e-mail: eppler@hs-kehl.de

ERNST Werner, Univ.-Prof. DDr. 

ERNST, Werner

More information about Werner ERNST:

download: Curriculum Vitae | Publications
e-mail: werner.ernst@uibk.ac.at

 

 

GATT Sabine, Mag. PhD

GATT Sabine

 

More information about Sabine GATT:

e-mail: sabine.gatt@uibk.ac.at

 

 

HAMED Adham, MA

HAMED AdhamAdham Hamed is research fellow at the Unit for Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Innsbruck, Austria. He is coordinator of the UNDP-funded project Education for Peace in the Iraqi Higher Education System and Co-Coordinator of the APPEAR-funded project HU-UIBK Partnership for Strengthening Institutional Capacity in Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation. He has worked as an university assistant in the field of political theory and history of political thought at the Department of Political Science.

Born in Innsbruck in 1988, with an Austrian-Egyptian family background, Adham Hamed was educated in Austria (University of Vienna and University of Innsbruck) and Costa Rica (United Nations mandated University for Peace), received an undergraduate degree in International Development from the University of Vienna and an MA Degree in Peace Studies from the University of Innsbruck. Since 2015 he has researched and lectured at the Department of Political Science. He is a doctoral candidate at the University of Innsbruck’s doctoral program Inequality and Difference in the Age of Globalization and pursues his PhD within the field of Contemporary History at the Faculty of Philosophy and History. Since 2012, his academic work has been mentored by Professor Wolfgang Dietrich.

He is a founder of the Many Peaces Magazine in 2014 and has five years of experience in editorial work in different roles from Coordinator and Editor to the position of Editor in Chief. Also he is a founding member of the Research Center for Peace and Conflict (InnPeace) at the University of Innsbruck, where he is affiliated to the research groups Peace Journalism and Peace Education in Societies in Transition.

Between 2012 and 2014 Adham Hamed has spent more than two years living in the Middle East, where he published his edited volume Revolution as a Process: The Case of the Egyptian Uprising. In 2016 he authored his first monograph Speaking the Unspeakable: Sounds of the Middle East Conflict. In his dissertation he focuses on the topic of Turning Points in Peace Processes. Currently he also works on the German translation of John Paul Lederach seminal work The Moral Imagination: The Art and Soul of Building Peace.

Hamed has been invited to write and comment on Peace and Conflict in the Middle East in various media outlets. His latest academic work includes a book chapter, entitled: “What the Hell has gone Wrong in Egypt” (forthcoming, 2019).


More information about Adham HAMED:

website: adhamhamed.com

e-mail: adham.hamed@uibk.ac.at
phone: +43 512 507-70135
fax: +43 512 507-70199

room: w 2.27
consultation hours: as arranged by e-mail

HUSSL Richard, Mag. Dr. 

HUSSL, Richard

More information about Richard HUSSL:

e-mail: richard@hussl.at
 

 

 

KLAUNZER Julia Anna

KLAUNZER Julia Anna

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MAISLINGER Andreas, Dr.

MAISLINGER AndreasMore information about Andreas MAISLINGER:

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e-mail: andreas.maislinger@auslandsdienst.at

 

NEISSER Heinrich, Univ.-Prof. Dr. 

NEISSER, HeinrichMore information about Heinrich NEISSER:

e-mail: heinrich.neisser@uibk.ac.at
phone: +43 512 507-70101 (contact at the Department Ellen Palli)


 

OPITZ Anja Dr.

OPITZ Anja

Anja Opitz studied Political Science, Law and Economics at the University of Passau, where she also earned her M.A. and Ph.D. from. She composed her doctoral thesis on civil-military interaction within an integrated crisis management approach of the CSDP. Before moving to Innsbruck, she has been working as a political advisor at the German Bundestag (2003-2005). Dr. Opitz worked as a Post Doc at the Department of Political Science / University of Innsbruck.

Her teaching focuses on the European Integration Process and the Political System of the EU. She is also a Teaching Fellow at the Bundeswehr University of Munich and a Visiting Fellow at the Academy for Civic Education Tutzing .

Her research involves the analytical and practical debate on the development and operability of the Foreign, -Security and Defence Policy as well as the global role of the European Union in the area of conflict resolution.


More information about Anja OPITZ:
website: www.apb-tutzing.de | www.meia-research.org
e-mail: anja.opitz@uibk.ac.at
phone: +49 (0) 8158 856 54

PELINKA Anton, o.Univ.-Prof. Dr. 

PELINKA, AntonMore information about Anton PELINKA:

e-mail: anton.pelinka@uibk.ac.at
phone: +43 512 507-70101 (contact at the Department Ellen Palli)

 

 

PLASSER Fritz, Univ.-Prof. Dr. 

PLASSER, FritzFritz Plasser received his PhD from the University of Vienna in 1974 and completed his Habilitation thesis in Political Science at the University of Innsbruck in 1986. As of 1993, he has been professor of Political Science at the University of Innsbruck and from 2006 to 2013 he held the position of Dean of the School of Political Science and Sociology.

In 2000/2001 he taught at the Graduate School of Political Management at the George Washington University in Washington, DC as Fahrenkopf-Mannat professor and was a Shorenstein Research Fellow at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA. Fritz Plasser has authored, co-authored and edited more than 35 books, many of which – such as "Global Political Campaigning" (2000) – have been translated into several languages.

His research interests include international trends in electoral competition, the political system of the United States, political communication, campaign research and election research and comparative political cultural studies. Within AUTNES, Fritz Plasser was the Principal Investigator of the Campaign Side subproject.


More information about
Fritz PLASSER:

e-mail: fritz.plasser@uibk.ac.at

RASHKOVA-GERBRANDS Ekaterina, Dr. 

RASHKOVA-GERBRANDS, EkaterinaMore information about Ekaterina RASHKOVA-GERBRANDS:

downloads: Curriculum Vitae

e-mail: Ekaterina.Rashkova@uibk.ac.at 


SEEBER Gilg, ao.Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr.

SEEBER GilgMore information about Gilg SEEBER:

website: www.gseeber.eu

e-mail: gilg.seeber@uibk.ac.at

 

SPISS Barbara

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TAUSCH Arno, PD Dr. 

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Arno Tausch was born on February 11, 1951 in Salzburg, Austria. He is currently Honorary Associate Professor of Economics, Corvinus University, Budapest, Hungary (since Fall Semester 2010) and Adjunct Professor (Universitaetsdozent) of Political Science at Innsbruck University, Department of Political Science (since 1988).

He served as an Austrian diplomat abroad and was Attaché, and later Counselor for Labor and Migration at the Austrian Embassy in Warsaw, 1992-1999. In his multiple academic assignments, stretching over a time span of four decades, he was first Assistant Professor and then Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at Innsbruck University; Associate Visiting Professor of Political Science at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1990, and Guest Researcher, International Institute for Comparative Social Research, Science Center, West Berlin, upon invitation by the late Karl Wolfgang Deutsch, Stanfield Professor of International Peace at Harvard University (1981). Since 1978, he taught numerous regular courses in political science, economics and sociology at Universities in Austria, Hungary, Switzerland and in the United States.


More information about Arno TAUSCH:

e-mail: arno.tausch@yahoo.de

THURNER Erika, a.Univ.-Prof. Dr. 

THURNER Erika

1983 Doctorate`s Degree (Studies on History, Contemporary History and Psychologie), University of Salzburg; since 1987 Lecturer and Guest Professor at the Universities of Linz, Salzburg, Vienna and Klagenfurt. Since 1999 Venia/Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science, University of Innsbruck.

Since 1984 Researching and Project Managment (Jubiläumsfonds, Zukunftsfonds, FWF, Node Project). Writer and (Co-)Editor of 12 Books, half of them received inter/national awards (i.e. Bruno-Kreisky-Preis, US-Library Award).

Key Research Fields: Research on Minorities (esp. Roma), Migration, Ethnicity; Feminist Research.


More information about Erika THURNER:

e-mail: erika.thurner@uibk.ac.at

von WERLHOF Claudia, o.Univ.-Prof. Dr. 

von WERLHOF, ClaudiaMore information about Claudia von WERLHOF:

download: Curriculum Vitae

e-mail: claudia.von-werlhof@uibk.ac.at

 


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