Prof Dr Anna Geis

Professor Dr Anna Geis
Prof. Dr. Anna Geis
Room:
1394a
Phone:
+49-(0)40-6541- 2726
Visitors’ Address

Helmut Schmidt University
Building H1
Holstenhofweg 85
22043 Hamburg

Postal Address

Helmut Schmidt University
Fakultät für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschafen
Internationale Politik
Postfach 70 08 22
22008 Hamburg

Anna Geis is Professor of Political Science, especially International Security and Conflict Studies, at the Helmut Schmidt University in Hamburg (since 2016).

Research Interests

  • theories of war; military interventions; democratic peace
  • security governance
  • issues of global order
  • Citizen participation in German foreign and security politics
  • recognition in international politics
  • legitimacy within and beyond the nation-state
  • transitional justice


Vita

  • October 2021-September 2022: Fellowship of the Käte Hamburger Kolleg /Centre for Global Cooperation Research Duisburg; Research project: „20 Years of the ‘US War on Terror’ in Afghanistan. A Critial Review of Interventionist Practices and Justifications“
  • May-June 2019: Visiting Researcher at the Centre for International and Defense Policy of Queen’s University in Kingston/Canada
  • February-April 2019: Visiting Research Professor at the WZB Berlin Sociel Science Center, Research Department “Global Governance“
  • September-October 2018: September-October 2018: Guest Researcher at the Department of Political Science and Public Administration of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
  • 2012-2016: Professor of International Relations at the University of Magdeburg
  • 2009-2012: Senior Researcher in the Cluster of Excellence ‘The Formation of Normative Orders‘ at Goethe University Frankfurt (working group ‘International Organizations’)
  • 2012: ‘Habilitation’ at the Department of Social Sciences of the University of Frankfurt
  • Summer term 2011: Visiting Fellowship at the Hamburg Institute for Social Research
  • Winter term 2010/11: Acting Professor of Political Science, especially ‘Empirical Theories of Politics’, at the Department of Political Science of the Ludwig Maximilians University Munich
  • Winter term 2008/09: Acting Professor of Political Science, especially ‘External Relations of Western European States’, at the Department of Social Sciences of the University of Frankfurt
  • Winter term 2007/08: Acting Professor of Political Science, especially ‘International Relations’, at the Department of Social Sciences of the University of Frankfurt
  • 2002-2009: Senior Researcher and Project Director at the Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF), Co-director (with Harald Müller) of a comparative research project on ‘democratic wars’ and liberal interventionism (funded by the German Research Foundation)
  • 2002: PhD at the Department of Political Science of the University of Hamburg with a thesis on the Frankfurt Airport mediation process
  • 1999-2002: Research Associate at the Department of Political Science of the University of Hamburg
  • Studies of Political Science, History and German Studies at the University of Darmstadt/Germany and the University of Warwick/UK


Board Memberships/Professional and Academic Services

  • Since 2021: Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the journal “German Politics” (Taylor & Francis)
  • Since 2021: Member of the Scientific Board of the Institute for Theology and Peace Hamburg
  • Since 2020: Deputy Chair Woman of the Foundation Council of the German Foundation for Peace Research (DSF) (since 2019 member of the Council)
  • Since 2020: Member of the Steering Group “Peace and Conflict Studies” of the Hamburg Behörde für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Gleichstellung (BWFG)
  • 2020-2013: Elected member of the Review Board (Fachkollegium), Section Social Sciences, of the German Research Foundation (DFG)
  • Since 2018: Member of the Editorial Board of the German Social Science Journal ‘Leviathan’
  • Since 2017: Member of the Academic Board of the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP), Berlin
  • Since 2016: Chair of the Academic Board of the Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy (IFSH), Hamburg
  • Since 2013-2018: Member of the Academic Board of the German Foundation for Peace Research (DSF)
  • 2018: Study Dean of Political Science, Department of Economics and Social Sciences, Helmut Schmidt University Hamburg
  • 2012-2016: Director of the Department of Political Science of the Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg (Faculty of Humanities)
  • 2012-2016: Programme Director of the M.A. Study Programme ‘Peace and Conflict Studies’ at the Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg
  • 2012-2015: Speaker of the Section ‘International Relations” of the German Political Science Association (DVPW)
  • 2003-2006: Board Member of the Section ‘Political Theory and History of Ideas’ of the German Political Science Association (DVPW)

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Letzte Änderung: 31. July 2021