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Political Scientist MA




Essential contact details                                                                                       




Phone: +49.174.3029994






Essential present positions                                                       


University Lecturer - Privatdozent in 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                                                      


University Lecturer - Privatdozent in Political Science

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


Government Advisor

State Ministry of the Interior Baden-Wuerttemberg (especially). For now member of the Digitization-Area (i.a. speaker of Europe, Federal Republic of Germany, Science and Digital-Academy). I.a. member bwcon Special Interest Group Smart City. Temporarily supporting other departments of the Ministry of the Interior, e.g. associated Executive Staff/Operational Headquarter of the Security Department, and other public institutions/ministries so far, e.g. State Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs Baden Wuerttemberg. I.a. Managerial Head/Executive of large scale government projects (1/2000 to present)


Associate Lecturer and Postdoctoral Researcher in Political and Administrative Science

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


Associate Lecturer in 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 in Political and Social Science

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


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 (4/2009 to 7/2009 and 4/2008 to 7/2008)


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

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


Public Employee

After professional education/graduate studies in Public Management Science, 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)


Teaching experience

Comprehensive educational experience in Political, Administrative and Public Management Science, taught in my working languages German and English, undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate courses (with top marks in teaching evaluations received from students)


Scientific Policy Advisor, Speaker, Scientific Reviewer

Comprehensive experience as a Scientific Policy Advisor, Speaker and Scientific Reviewer (member of several review panels of double-blind peer refereed journals)


List places/calls and funds/grants/awards

Several list places and one declined call to a full professorship, various third party funds/grants/(best paper) awards and so on




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



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: Confederation/Association Meeting (7/2014 to present)


Administrative Councilor

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


Councilman, Speaker, Executive Board and Vice-Chair

Parliament of the State Capital Stuttgart: Member of the Council and several advising and concluding commissions  (6/2008 to 7/2009 and 7/2014 to present), Speaker of Security (7/2014 to present) and Sports (7/2019 to present), Executive Board and Vice-Chair of the Fraction (7/2019 to present)


Head, Vice-Chair and Board Member

Christian Democratic Union of Stuttgart: Several managing boards and executive committees. Head, Vice-Chair and Board of working committees, political associations and boards of the party (4/2002 to present). Alternate candidate, Landtag of Baden-Wuerttemberg, electoral district Stuttgart 4 (2011), candidature for nomination, German Bundestag, electoral district 259 (2021) and candidate above party lines (Christian Democratic Union, Free Voters, Free Democratic Party) for Lord Major, Daimler City Schorndorf (2021)


Administrative Councilor

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



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


Administrative Councilor

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


Regional Advisor

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


Former memberships, functions and so on

E.g. DVPW and IPSA/AISP, Board Memberships (Advisory Board and Administrative Council mandates in the area of economy and society), activities as Trustee/Shareholder and as Policy Advisor (international Political and Government Relations). Candidature for Chairman/President (e.V.) and for Supervisor/Chairman - Supervisory Board Member (AG), VfB Stuttgart 1893 (2019, withdrawn), as well as invitation and support for candidature, Advisory Board of the club (2021, rejected)




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/BA) in Public Management Science, HfPol (1994)


Postgraduate studies

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


Doctoral studies

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


Postdoctoral studies

Doctor habilitatus/Dr. habil. in Political Science (Venia Legendi), University of Hanover (2016), PD