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WZB-Fellows

The WZB invites internationally renowned scholars and science policy makers as dialogue partners. WZB fellows accompany the work of the WZB, usually for a period of two years, by including the WZB in their networks or through substantial research visits.

Current WZB-Fellows

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Robert Alexy (2014-2018)
Professor for Public Law and Legal Philosophy
Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel

Prof. David Brady Ph.D. (2016-2018)
Professor for Public Policy
School of Public Policy, University of California, Riverside

Prof. Lynn Prince Cooke (2017-2019)
Professor of Social Policy, University of Bath (UK)

Prof. Felix Elwert Ph.D. (2016-2018)
Associate Professor of Sociology and Population Health Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

Dr. Ludwig Ensthaler (2015-2019)
Chief Economist
Rocket Internet SE, Berlin

Prof. Dr. Jürgen Gerhards (2011-2017)
Director, Chair of Macrosociology
Department of Sociology
Freie Universitaet Berlin

Dr. Heike Harmgart  (2014-2018)
Senior Economist
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
(EBRD), Head of the EBRD Resident Office in Amman, Jordan

Prof. Dr. Marc Helbing (2016-2018)
Professor in Political Sociology at the Department
of Political Science at the University of Bamberg

Prof. Peter J. Katzenstein Ph.D. (2013-2018)
Walter S. Carpenter, Jr. Professor of International Studies
Cornell University

Prof. Dr. Kai A. Konrad (2012-2017)
Director of the Max Planck Institute
for Tax Law and Public Finance Munich

Prof. Dr. Sabine Pfeiffer (2016-2018)
University of Hohenheim

Dr. Markus Promberger (2015-2019)
Head of the research department 'Joblessness and Social Inclusion'
Institute for Employment Research (IAB), Nuremberg

Prof. Richard Rose Ph.D. (2015-2019)
Director of the Centre for the Study of Public Policy
Professor of Politics at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland

Prof. Dr. Dieter Rucht (2014-2017)
Professor of Sociology

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Schroeder (2016-2018)
Political Scientist, University of Kassel

Prof. Dr. Nora Szech (2013-2019)
Chair of Political Economics
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

Prof. Jonas Tallberg Ph.D. (2012-2018)
Professor of Political Science
Department of Political Science
Stockholm University

 

Former WZB-Fellows

Prof. Dr. Mathias Albert  (2010-2012)
Professor of Political Sience
Department of Political Science
Bielefeld University

Prof. Richard Breen Ph.D.  (2010-2012)
Professor of Sociology
Director of Graduate Studies, Co-Director
Center for Research on Inequalities and the Life Course
Department of Sociology
Yale University

Prof. Jens Hainmueller Ph.D.  (2013-2015)
Associate Professor
Department of Political Science
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Prof. Macartan Humphreys (2016-2017)
Professor of political science at Columbia University and Director of the WZB Research Unit Institutions and Political Inequality (since 07/2017)

Prof. Dr. Frieder Meyer-Krahmer  (2010-2014)
State Secretary of the Federal Ministry
of Education and Research (2005-2009)
Head of the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems
and Innovation Research ISI, Karlsruhe (1990-2005)

Prof. Dr. C. Katharina Spieß (2013-2017)
Head of Department for Education Policy
German Institute for Economic Research (DIW) Berlin

Prof. Anne West Ph.D.  (2010-2014)
Professor of Education Policy
Education Research Group
Department of Social Policy
London School of Economics and Political Science

Prof. Dr. Bernhard Zangl  (2010-2012)
Professor of Global Governance and Public Policy
Scholl Institute of Political Science
Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich