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Political Scientist MA




Contact details                                                                                       




Phone: +49.174.3029994






Essential current positions and activities                                                       


Privatdozent of Political Science

Leibniz University of Hanover, Political Science Department


Government Advisor

State Ministry of the Interior Baden-Wuerttemberg



State Capital Stuttgart




Professional experience in science and administration                                                      


Privatdozent of Political Science

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


Government Advisor

State Ministry of the Interior Baden-Wuerttemberg (1/2000 to present). At last Digitization-Department and temporary bwcon Special Interest Group Smart City. Formerly Executive Staff/Headquarter, Internal Security Department, as well as temporary other institutions in the direction of the Ministry of the Interior, and also State Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs Baden Wuerttemberg


Researcher and Scientific Policy Advisor, Board of Directors: Director and Managing Director

I.a. Director and Managing Director of the former scientific Think Tank Public Policy Competence Center - Expertise Hub of eDemocracy, State Modernization and Reform Policy (1/2015 to 12/2021)


Candidate for Lord Mayor

Candidate for Lord Mayor above party lines (Christian Democratic Union, Free Voters, Free Democratic Party), Daimler-City Schorndorf (9/2021 to 11/2021)


Associate Lecturer and Postdoctoral Researcher of Political Science

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


Researcher and Scientific Policy Advisor, Steering Committee: Executive Director/CEO

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


Associate Lecturer of Administrative and Public Management Science

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


Scientific Reviewer and Lecturer of Political Science

Police University of Baden-Wuerttemberg, i.a. Political Science Department (5/2011 to 8/2012 and 2008)


Associate Lecturer and Researcher of Political and Administrative Science

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


Associate Lecturer of Administrative Science

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


Associate Lecturer and Doctoral Researcher of Political and Administrative Science

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


Public Employee

After professional education/graduate studies, Member of the Regional Government Council/Presidium Stuttgart (to 9/1991 and 5/1994 to 12/1999), accompanied by postgraduate studies (cp. below)


List places/calls and funds/grants/awards

Several list places and one rejected call to a full professorship, as well as various third party funds/grants and (best paper) awards




Political experience, Supervisory and Advisory Boards, Administrative and other Councils, Association Meetings, Managing Boards, Executive Committees, Advisory Service and so on (selected)



TVB Stuttgart: Advisory Board Member (5/2022 to present)



Fanprojekt Stuttgart e.V.: Advisory Board Member, VfB Stuttgart and Stuttgarter Kickers (7/2019 to present)



Hafen Stuttgart GmbH: Supervisory Board Member (7/2014 to present)



Zweckverband RBB: Member of the Confederation/Association Meeting (7/2014 to present)


Administrative Councilor

Stuttgarter Philharmoniker: Administrative Council Member (7/2014 to present, representative)


Councilman, Speaker, Vice-Chair and Executive Board

Parliament, State Capital Stuttgart: Member of the council and several commissions (6/2008 to present - mandate interruption 8/2009 to 6/2014). Speaker of Sports (7/2019 to present) and Security (7/2014 to present), Executive Board and fractional Vice-Chair (7/2019 to 1/2022)


Head, Vice-Chairs and Managing Boards

Executive committees of organizations and associations of the Christian Democratic Union of Stuttgart (4/2002 to 11/2021). Alternate candidate, Landtag of Baden-Wuerttemberg, electoral district 4 (2011) and call for candidacy, German Bundestag, electoral district 259 (2021)


Administrative Councilor

Zweckverband RBB: Administrative Council Member (7/2014 to 5/2020, since 7/2019 representative)



Theater der Altstadt im Westen e.V.: Advisory Board Member (7/2014 to 7/2019)


Administrative Councilor

Wuerttembergische Staatstheater (up to date: Die Staatstheater Stuttgart): Administrative Council Member (6/2008 to 7/2009)


Regional Advisor

EnBW Regional AG Stuttgart (up to date: Netze BW GmbH): Regional Advisory Board Member (6/2008 to 7/2009)


Also several former Memberships, Executive Boards, Advisory Boards, Chairs and so on

Memberships (e.g. DVPW, IPSA/AISP), executive boards, advisory boards and chairs in different areas, functions as Trustee/Shareholder and call for candidacy (withdrawn), Chairman/President (e.V.), as well as Supervisor/Chairman (AG), VfB Stuttgart 1893 (2019)




Qualification record and academic degrees                                                                                   


General qualification of university entrance (A-levels) & graduate studies

Diploma and State Examination (equivalent to a Bachelor of Arts/BA) in Public Management Science, HfPol Baden-Wuerttemberg (1994)


Postgraduate studies

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


Doctoral studies

Doctor of Philosophy, PhD/Dr. phil. in Political Science and Administrative Science, ibd., grade 1,0/magna cum laude (2007)


Postdoctoral studies

Doctor habilitatus/Dr. habil. and Venia Legendi (PD/Priv.-Doz.) in Political Science, Leibniz University of Hanover (2016)