CV - Prof. Dr. Sandra Seubert

Curriculum Vitae

Professional Experience:

  • 2019/20 academic year: Alfred Grosser Gastprofessur Sciences Po, Paris 
  • Since 2018: Goethe Fellow am Forschungskolleg Humanwissenschaften
  • Since 2009: Professor of Political Theory at Goethe-University, Frankfurt a.M.
  • Winter 2008/09: Stand-in Professorship at Goethe University
  • 2000-2001: Visiting Scholar, New School for Social Research, New York
  • 2000 – 2008 Assistant professor, Social Science Department, University of Potsdam
  • 1998 – 2000 Research Assistant to Prof. Gesine Schwan, interdisciplinary project on guilt and transition to democracy, FU Berlin
  • 1998 Teaching Assistant, Political Theory, FU Berlin



  • Habilitation in Political Science, University of Potsdam 2008, subject: “Crisis or chance of political integration? A democratic theoretical analysis of the concept of social capital”
  • PhD degree in Political Science, defended 1998, Free University Berlin, subject: “Justice and Benevolence. A Kantian Approach to Civic Virtues”, Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Axel Honneth
  • M.A. degree in Political Science, Free University Berlin, completed 1993
  • B.A. degree in Political Science, Philosophy and History, J.W. Goethe University Frankfurt/M., completed 1990