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Prof. Dr. Michael Zürn

Portrait Prof. Dr. Michael Zürn (David Ausserhofer)
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since 2004   
Director of the research unit "Global Governance" at the Berlin Social Science Center (WZB) and Professor of International Relations at the Free University Berlin

2004−2009
Founding Dean of the Hertie School of Governance

2008
Co-Founder and Board Member of the Berlin Graduate School for Transnational Studies, FU Berlin, Hertie School of Governance and WZB

2002−2004
Director of the CRC 597 "Transformations of the State" at the University of Bremen

2001−2003
Director of the Institute of Political Science at the University of Bremen

2001−2003
Co-founder and Board Member of the Graduate School of Social Sciences, University of Bremen

1997−2000
Director of the Centre for European Law and Policy, Bremen

since 1993
Professor of Political Science and International Relations at the University of Bremen

1993−1996
Director of the Institute for Intercultural and International Studies (InIIS)

1991
Doctoral Thesis entitled "Spieltheorie, Funktionalismus und internationale Politik" submitted to the Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Tübingen ("summa cum laude")


Selected Publications
  • Zürn, Michael (2010): "Global Governance as Multi-Level Governance". In: Henrik Enderlein/Sonja Wälti/Michael Zürn (Eds.): Handbook on Multi-Level Governance. Elgar Original Reference. Cheltenham u.a.: Edward Elgar, S. 80-99.
  • Zürn, Michael/Binder, Martin/Ecker-Ehrhardt, Matthias (2012): "International Authority and Its Politicization". In: International Theory - A Journal of International Politics, Law and Philosophy, Vol. 4, No. 1, S. 69-106.
  • Zürn, Michael/Nollkaemper, André/Peerenboom, Randall (Eds.) (2012): Rule of Law Dynamics. In an Era of International and Transnational Governance. Cambridge/New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, XIX, 380 S.
  • de Wilde,  Pieter (2012): "Can the Politicization of European Integration be Reversed?". In: The EUDO Café - Discussing Ideas at the European Union Democracy Observatory, 09.07.2012.
  • Albert, Mathias/Buzan, Barry/Zürn, Michael (Eds.) (2013): Bringing Sociology to International Relations. World Politics As Differentiation Theory. Cambridge University Press, X, 283 S.
  • Zürn, Michael (2014): "The Politicization of World Politics and Its Effects. Eight Propositions". In: European Political Science Review, Vol. 6, No. 1, S. 47-71. (Vorab online publiziert 11. Dezember 2012)
  • Reinold, Theresa/Zürn, Michael (2014): "‘Rules About Rules’ and the Endogenous Dynamics of International Law. Dissonance Reduction as a Mechanism of Secondary Rule-making". In: Global Constitutionalism, Vol. 3, No. 2, S. 236-273. (Vorab online publiziert 17. Juli 2014)
  • Zürn, Michael/Deitelhoff, Nicole (2015): "Internationalization and the State. Sovereignty as the External Side of Modern Statehood". In: Stephan Leibfried/Evelyne Huber/Matthew Lange/Jonah D. Levy/Frank Nullmeier/John D. Stephens (Eds.): The Oxford Handbook of Transformations of the State. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, S. 193-217.
  • Viola, Lora Anne/Snidal, Duncan/Zürn, Michael (2015): "Sovereign (In)Equality in the Evolution of the International System". In: Stephan Leibfried/Evelyne Huber/Matthew Lange/Jonah D. Levy/Frank Nullmeier/John D. Stephens (Eds.): The Oxford Handbook of Transformations of the State. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, S. 237-252.
  • Zürn, Michael (2015): "Jenseits der Anarchie. Autorität und Herrschaft in der Global Governance". In: Politische Vierteljahresschrift, Jg. 56, H. 2, S. 319-333.
  • Zürn, Michael (2016): "Survey Article. Four Models of a Global Order with Cosmopolitan Intent - An Empirical Assessment". In: The Journal of Political Philosophy, Vol. 24, No. 1, S. 88-119. (vorab online publiziert 11. September 2015)
  • Zürn, Michael (2016): "Opening up Europe. Next Steps in Politicisation Research". In: West European Politics, Vol. 39, No. 1, Special Issue "The Differentiated Politicisation of European Governance", edited by Pieter de Wilde/Anna Leupold/Henning Schmidtke, S. 164-182.
  • Simmerl, Georg/Zürn, Michael (2016): "Internationale Autorität. Zwei Perspektiven". In: Zeitschrift für Internationale Beziehungen, Jg. 23, H. 1, S. 38-70.
  • Zürn, Michael (2016): "Historical Institutionalism and International Relations - Strange Bedfellows". In: Thomas Rixen/Lora Anne Viola/Michael Zürn (Eds.): Historical Institutionalism and International Relations. Explaining Institutional Development in World Politics. Oxford/New York, NY: Oxford University Press, S. 199-228.
  • Deitelhoff, Nicole/Zürn, Michael (2016): Lehrbuch der Internationalen Beziehungen. Per Anhalter durch die IB-Galaxis. C.H. Beck Paperback. München: C.H. Beck, 390 S.
  • Zürn, Michael (2017): "Managing Globalization More Prudently. Five Principles for a Better and More Inclusive Path Forward on Managing Global Issues". In: The Globalist. Rethinking Globalization - Daily Online Magazine on the Global Economy, Politics, and Culture, 15.01.2017.
  • Zürn, Michael (2017): "From Constitutional Rule to Loosely Coupled Spheres of Liquid Authority. A Reflexive Approach". In: International Theory - A Journal of International Politics, Law and Philosophy, advance access, 08.02.2017, online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1752971916000270.
  • Zürn, Michael (2017): "Die notwendige Neuerfindung des Multilateralismus". In: Wolfgang Ischinger/Dirk Messner (Hg.): Deutschlands neue Verantwortung. Die Zukunft der deutschen und europäischen Außen-, Entwicklungs- und Sicherheitspolitik. Berlin: Econ Verlag, S. 412-415. (auch online erschienen: http://www.deutschlands-verantwortung.de/beitraege/die-notwendige-neuerf...)
  • Zürn, Michael (2017): "Was steckt in der Krise: Nationale politische Systeme oder die Demokratie?". In: Aurel Croissant/Sascha Kneip/Alexander Petring (Hg.): Demokratie, Diktatur, Gerechtigkeit. Festschrift für Wolfgang MerkelSpringer VS, S. 493-507.
Projects
Duration: ongoing since 04.2012
Funding: Leibniz Association (SAW Senate Competition Committee; 04.2012−03.2016); WZB (since 04.2016)
 
Duration: ongoing since 2012
Funding: WZB
 
Staff: Prof. Dr. Michael Zürn, Dr. Martin Binder, Autumn Lockwood Payton, Ph.D., Dr. Matthew D. Stephen, Dr. Alexandros Tokhi, Prof. Dr. Detlef Nolte (GIGA), Dr. Miriam Prys (GIGA), Prof. Dr. Harald Müller (PRIF), Prof. Dr. Klaus Dieter Wolf (PRIF)
Duration: ongoing since 2012
Funding: Leibniz Association (SAW Senate Competition Committee; 04.2012−03.2016); WZB (since 04.2016)
 
 
Duration: 10.2011–05.2020 +3
Funding: Ernst Cassirer Foundation for Scientific Research, Hamburg (10.2011–07.2013); WZB (08.2013–05.2017); DFG German Research Foundation (06.2017–05.2020)
 
 
Completed Projects
Duration: 2011–2014
Funding: Hague Institute for the Internationalization of Law (HiiL)
 
Duration: 2008–2012
Funding: WZB
 
Duration: 2007–2012
Funding: WZB
 
Duration: 2006–2011
Funding: WZB
 
Duration: 2004–2010
Funding: WZB
 
Duration: 2008–2009
Funding: WZB
 
Staff: Prof. Dr. Jeanette Hofmann, Prof. Dr. Michael Zürn, Prof. Dr. Peter Mayer, Rolf Bendtrath, Volker Leib, Peter Mayer
Duration: 2005–2008
Funding: German Research Foundation (DFG) and WZB