Scientific Positions - Prof. Dr. Brigitte Geißel

2018 - 2019

Senior Fellow at the Alfried Krupp Wissenschaftskolleg Greifswald, Project: The Participatory Future of Democracy

2016

Visiting Fellow at the WZB

since 2012

Head of the Research Unit Democrativ Innovations

2011 - 2012

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

2010

Visiting Professor at the Vietnamese German University, Saigon (Vietnam)

since 2009

Professor for Political Sciences and Political Sociology focussing on the Federal Republic of Germany within the European Context, Goethe University Frankfurt

2008 - 2009

Professor for Political Sciences: "Politisches System der Bundesrepublik Deutschland und Vergleichende Analyse politischer Systeme", Technical University of Darmstadt

2008

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

2007

Habilitation, Phillips-University Marburg. Title of Thesis:
"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-University 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-University 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

Stipend 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

Offers of professorship

2009

Goethe University Frankfurt (accepted)

2008

TU Darmstadt, Chair for Political Science (accepted)

2008

Georg-August-University Göttingen, Chair for Political Science and comparative Research of Political Culture (declined)