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Associate Professor (PD) - Political Scientist MA








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Current position                                                                                    


Associate Professorship (PD)

Leibniz University of Hanover, Institute of Political Science (6/2016 to present)


Government Advisor

State Ministry of the Interior of Baden-Wuerttemberg, Digitization-Staff (7/2016 to present)



Professional academic experience                                                                                       


Associate Professorship (PD) in Political Science

Leibniz University of Hanover, Institute of Political Science (6/2016 to present)


Researcher, Scientific Policy Advisor/Board of Directors, Dean/Managing Director (1/2016 to 12/2017) and Scientific Research Director (5/2017 to present)

Public Policy Competence Association (1/2015 to present)


Associate Lecturer and Postdoctoral Researcher in Political and Administrative Science

Leibniz University of Hanover, Institute of Political Science (4/2010 to 5/2016)


Researcher and Scientific Policy Advisor, Steering Committee

Former Inposico Institute Stuttgart, Public Sector Research Center and Advisory Group, Co-Founder and predominantly Dean/Managing Director (7/2003 to 3/2014)


Associate Lecturer in Administrative and Public Management Science

Ludwigsburg College, University of Public Administration and Finances, Faculty of Management and Law (3/2009 to 2/2014)


Scientific Reviewer and Lecturer in Political and Social Science

HfPol Baden-Wuerttemberg, inter alia Faculty of Social Sciences (2008 and 5/2011 to 8/2012)


Associate Lecturer and Researcher in Political and Administrative Science

Excellence-University of Constance, Department of Politics and Public Administration (4/2008 to 2/2010)


Associate Lecturer in Administrative and Public Management Science

Excellence-University of Tuebingen, Institute of Political Science (4/2008 to 7/2008 and 4/2009 to 7/2009)


Associate Lecturer and Mentor, Associate Researcher in Political and Administrative Science

Open University of Hagen, Institute of Political Science (10/2006 to 3/2009). Associate Researcher (ibd.), former Department of Political Regulation and Governance (8/2003 to 12/2007)


Scientific Reviewer in Political and Administrative Science

Member of several review panels, e.g. Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft (ZPol), Journal of Political Science, Nomos


Teaching experience

Comprehensive educational experience in political, administrative and public management science, taught in German and English, in undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate courses (top marks in teaching evaluations received from students)



Further professional experience, functions, memberships and skills selected                                                                                     


Government Advisor

Government Advisor, State Ministry of the Interior of Baden-Wuerttemberg, Federal Republic of Germany (predominantly). For now member of the Digitization-Staff/Head Area (inter alia Speaker for Europe, Federal Republic of Germany and Science). As a member of the ministry temporarily supporting other departments of the Ministry of the Interior, e.g. Department 3, associated Executive Staff/Operational Headquarter, and other public institutions/ministries so far, e.g. State Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs of Baden Wuerttemberg, Federal Republic of Germany. There, member of the Department 2, Executive Director/Managerial Head of a large scale government-project (1/2000 to present)


Public Employee

After professional education/graduate studies in Public Administration Management (for a start) member of the Regional Government Council/Presidium Stuttgart (different areas, several staff and line functions; to 9/1991 and 5/1994 to 12/1999), accompanied by postgraduate studies (cp. below)


Supervisory Boards, Administrative Councils, Advisory Boards, Association Meetings and so on

Capital City Parliament of Stuttgart: Councilman (6/2008 to 7/2009 and 7/2014 to present)


Hafen Stuttgart GmbH: Supervisor (7/2014 to present)


Zweckverband RBB: Administrative Councelor and Advisor of the Confederation (7/2014 to present)


3MFuture Propety Trust: Trustee, Shareholder, Director (6/2013 to present)


Further various advisory board and administrative council manda­tes in the area of economy and society, e.g. Board of the Stuttgarter Philharmoniker or former Wuerttembergische Staatstheater (up to date: Die Staatstheater Stuttgart). Both times Admi­nistrative Councelor (6/2008 to present)


Christian Democratic Union of Stuttgart: Several Managing Boards/Executive Committees. Head, Vice-Chair and Board of working committees, political associations and the party (4/2002 to present). Inter alia alternate candidate for parliament, Parliament of the Federal State of Baden-Wuerttemberg, electoral district Stuttgart Neckar (elections 3/2011)


3MFuture Ltd., Europe and South Africa: Scientific Advisor, Division of Research, Political Operations, Government Relations and Public Affairs (5/2011 to 12/2015)


Former EnBW Regional AG Stuttgart (up to date: Netze BW GmbH): Regional Advisor (6/2008 to 7/2009)


Professional associations

Deutsche Vereinigung für Politische Wissenschaft (DVPW), International Political Science Association/Association Internationale de Science Politique (IPSA/AISP)


Software / IT

Comprehensive knowledge (standard and special software)


Languages perfectly written and spoken

German and English



Qualification record and degrees                                                                                   


General qualification of university entrance (A-levels, Wangen im Allgäu) & graduate studies

Diploma & state examination (equivalent to a Bachelor of Arts) in Public Administration Management, HfPol BW (10/1991 to 4/1994)


Postgraduate studies

Master of Arts (MA), Magister Artium (M.A.) in Political Science (major), Psychology & Jurisprudence (minors), consolidations studies in Sociology & Philosophy, Open University of Hagen, grade 1,2 (10/1996 to 7/2003)


Doctoral studies

Doctor of Philosophy, PhD/Dr. phil. in Political Science & Administrative Science, ibd., grade 1,0/magna cum laude (8/2003 to 12/2007)


Postdoctoral studies

Doctor Habilitatus/Dr. habil. in Political Science (6/2016), Associate Professorship (PD)



Three references                                                                                       


Prof. Dr. Marian Döhler

Leibniz University of Hanover, Faculty of Philosophy (Dean), Institute of Political Science, Chair of Policies and Political Administration, Schneiderberg 50, 30167 Hannover, E-Mail:


Prof. Dr. Lars Holtkamp

Open University of Hagen, Faculty of Cultural and Social Science, Institut of Political Science, Chair of Politics and Administration, E-Mail:


Prof. Dr. Suzanne S. Schüttemeyer

Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg, Faculty of Philosophy I (Dean), Institute of Political Science, Chair of Politics and Policy Research, E-Mail: