Memberships in Academic and Professional Associations     

seit 2009
Member of Executive Committee of the German Protestant Church Congress

seit 2009
Member of the Advisory Board “Normative Orders”, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University of Frankfurt am Main (since 2012 Chair of the Advisory Board)

since 2007  
Member of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences    

2005 - 2006  
Member of the joint commission of the German Research Council (DFG) and the scientific council for the Excellence Initiative    

since 2005  
Member of the International Academic Council (IAC) von Barcelona Institute for International Studies (IBEI)    

since 2005  
Member of the Executive Committee of the Development and Peace Foundation (SEF) (since 2009 Deputy Chairperson of the Executive Committee)

since 2005  

Member of the Scientific Board of Directors of the German Society for Foreign Policy (DGAP)    

since 2004  
Member of the Senate, the Executive Committee, and the Grants Committee on General Research Support, German Research Foundation (DFG)    

since 2003  
Advisory Board Member, Center for Global Change and Governance, Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey     since 2000   Board Member, Institute for European Politics (IEP)    

1999 - 2002  
Board Member, Copenhagen Peace Research Institute    

1998 - 2001  
Board Member, ECPR Standing Group on International Relations      

1997 - 2000  
Board of the Working Committee on European Integration, German Political Science Association  

Regular Editorial and Advisory Activities     

since 2009  
Editorial Board Member, Global Governance    

since 2008  
Editorial Board Member, Public Policy    

Editorial Board Member, Leviathan    

Journal of International Relations and Development    

European Journal for Political Research    

Co-editor, Zeitschrift für Internationale Beziehungen (J. of International Studies)    

Editorial Board Member, International Organization    

Advisory Board Member, European Journal of International Relations 

Editorial Board, Swiss Political Science Review    

1999 - 2004  
Co-editor in the name of the German Political Science Association, Nomos, Weltpolitik im 21. Jahrhundert (World Politics in the 21st Century)    

Editorial board member for the series Staatlichkeit im Wandel (Statehood in Change), Institut für Staatswissenschaften, Military University, Munich      

Editorial Board, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., Millenium Series  

Editorial Board, Welttrends (World Trends)

Expertise and Consulting
  • German Research Foundation (DFG)
  • Volkswagen Foundation
  • Thyssen Foundation
  • Swiss National Foundation
  • Zeit - Foundation
  • Hans Böckler Foundation
  • Danish Social Science Research Council
  • Fonds zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung (Austria)
  • German Ministry for Research and Technology (BMFT)
  • European Commission

Summer 2010
FU PhD-Program (2 semester hours weekly)
Transnational Studies of the Dahlem Research School and the Berlin
Graduate School of Transnational Studies
Free University of Berlin, Otto Suhr Institute for Political Science