Scientific Positions - Prof. Dr. Brigitte Geißel

Aug. 2011 - April 2012

Visiting Senior Fellow at Harvard University, Cambridge
Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation der Harvard Kennedy School

since 01.10.2009

Professor for Political Sciences and political Social Sciences focussing on the Federal Republic of Germany within the European Context, Goethe Universität Frankfurt

01.10.2008 - 30.09.2009

Professor for Political Sciences: "Politisches System der Bundesrepublik Deutschland und Vergleichende Analyse politischer Systeme", Technische Universität Darmstadt

April - Oct. 2008

Visiting-Professor/Marie-Curie-Fellow, Interdisciplinary Centre of Excellence "Democracy: A Citizen Perspective" (D:CE), Abo-Akademi, Finnland

2007

Receiving Tenure, Phillips-Universität Marburg.  Title of Tenure Book:
"Politische Kritik - Gefahr oder Ressource für Demokratien? Eine empirische Analyse"

2004 - 2008

Senior Research Fellow at  Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB), Research Unit: Civil Society, Citizenship and Political Mobilization in Europe

2004 - 2005

Visiting Professor at the Westfälischen Wilhems-Universität Münster,
Institute of Political Sciences

2001 - 2003

Senior Research and Teaching Fellow and Coordinator at Special Reserach Field 580 "Gesellschaftliche Entwicklungen nach dem Systemumbruch. Diskontinuitäten, Traditionen und Strukturbildung", Project: "Lokale Eliten",
Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Institute of Social Sciences

2000 - 2001

Senior Research and Teaching Fellow at TU Darmstadt, Institute of Political Sciences, and TU Berlin, Center for Technology and Society

1999

Research Fellow at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Project: Civil Society Participation for Solving Local Environmental Problems

1999

Receiving Doctorate Degree (Dr. phil.), TU Berlin, Grade: "summa cum laude"

1994 - 1999

Research and Teaching Fellow at TU Berlin, Institute for Social Sciences

1992 - 1993

Spipend of the Association for Promoting Critical Social Studies (Vereins zur Förderung gesellschaftskritischer Sozialwissenschaft e.V.)

1989 - 1991

Research Fellow at 'Zentralinstitut für Sozialwissenschaftliche Forschung' at FU Berlin (Prof. Dr. Nils Diederich)

 Education

1983 - 1988

Student for Political Sciences at FU Berlin, Degree: Diplom-Politologin

1982

Abitur at Röngten-Gymnasium, Würzburg

Rufe

2009

Ruf an die Goethe Universität Frankfurt (angenommen)

2008

Ruf an die TU Darmstadt, Professur für Politikwissenschaft, 2008 (angenommen)

2008

Ruf an die Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Professur für Politikwissenschaft:
Vergleichende Politische-Kultur-Forschung, 2008 (abgelehnt)