Ph.D. Theses

Ongoing PhD Theses

Cheung, Jessica: "Women, Peace and Security: An Investigation into Canada's Feminist Foreign Policy" (supervised by Prof. Viola)

Cowburn, Mike: "Intra-Party Polarization: Factional Primaries as Mobilization Strategies" (supervised by Prof. Lammert).

Kettel, Lara: "Municipal Responses to Homelessness under Policy Convergence" (supervised by Prof. Lammert)

Frost, Ana-Constantina: "Mechanisms of Conflict-Driven Diaspora Mobilization: The Case of the Central American Diasporas in the United States (supervised by Prof. Viola).

Thiele, Lasse: "Making Nature Work for Capital in the 21st Century? The Green Economy and the Prospects of “Green” Capitalism in World-Ecology Perspective" (supervised by Prof. Lammert)

Williams, Jeremy: "Between the Idea and the Reality: New Public Spaces in the United States" (supervised by Prof. Lammert)

Rohmann, Guido: "Geographies of Discontent - Public Goods Provision and Anti-Establishment Voting in the US, UK, and Germany" (supervised by Prof. Lammert)

Matthias, Lisa: "Politicians in Robes? Partisan Media Framing and Public Perception of the Supreme Court" (supervised by Prof. Lammert)

Leimbigler, Betsy: "Success and Failure of Health Care Reform in the United States: The Role of Strategic Framing in Policy Development at Three Critical Junctures from 1960-2013" (supervised by Prof. Lammert)

Güse, Christian: "Guaranteeing the Flow ─ A Critical Analysis of the U.S. State as Market Maker and Compensator within the Transportation Sector" (supervised by Prof. Lammert)

Kantor, Dorian: "Politics as Law: Juridified Executive Unilateralism in the Post-Watergate Era" (supervised by Prof. Viola)

Knecht, Sebastian: "The Politics of Tiered Membership in International Organizations" (supervised by Prof. Viola)

Lutz, Manuel. "Das Andere der Stadt - eine Analyse hegemonialer Raumproduktion am Beispiel von Strategien der Raumaneignung in Berlin und New York" (supervised by Prof. Mayer)

Sanjana, Feroza: "Beliefs and the Diffusion of Bilateral Investment Treaties in the Developing World" (supervised by Prof. Viola)

Schüller, Klaas: "Die Erweiterungen der „Gruppe der Sieben“ (G7): Macht, Wohlstand und Ideen als Bestimmungsfaktoren des institutionellen Wandels" (supervised by Prof. Viola)

Venhaus, Marc: “US Hegemony in Finance and China's Ascent in Times of Global Financial Crisis - From Washington’s Dusk to Beijing’s Dawn?” (supervised by Prof. Viola)

Winter, Elisabeth: "Governing a Sleeping Giant: Understanding the Governance of Global Trade in Services" (supervised by Prof. Viola)

Finished PhD Theses

Thielgels, Sonja: " Constructing Climate Change in the U.S.-Rust Belt. Political Discourse, the Medie and Climate Policy Frames in Michigan and Indiana" (supervised by Prof. Lammert, completed 2019).

Keßels, Nikolas: "The Financial Stability Board's Influence on Transatlantic Regulatory Cooperation between the U.S. and the EU" (supervised by Prof. Lammert, completed 2018).

Stolarova, Gergana "Why individual mandate now? Interest groups’ preferences and strategies in introducing demand-side cost sharing policies in comprehensive health care reforms: Switzerland, the Netherlands, and the US" (supervised by Prof. Lammert, completed 2018).

Jaursch, Julian. Transatlantic Multilayered Relations. A Qualitative Analysis of (Inter)National Interest Representation by U.S. States. (supervised by Prof. Lammert, completed 2018).

Großklaus, Mathias: "Targeted Killing: The Incremental Decay of an International Norm" (supervised by Prof. Viola)

Horlitz, Sabine. 2015. "Pruitt-Igo: Ikone des Scheiterns? Planungsparadigmen, Lenkungsmodelle und Rezeption des US-amerikanischen Sozialwohnungsprojekts" (supervised by Prof. Mayer)

Sanjana, Feroza: "Beliefs and the Diffusion of Bilateral Investment Treaties in the Developing World" (betreut von Prof. Viola, abgeschl. 2019)

Knüpfer, Curd. 2015. "Right-Wing Realities? News Media Fragmentation, Conservatism, and the Framing of U.S. Foreign Policy" (supervised by Prof. Viola)

Künzel, Cornelia. 2015. "Die Unterstützung der USA durch die EU-Mitgliedstaaten in der Irak-Krise 2003" (supervised by Prof. Viola)

Regilme, Salvador. 2015. "A Theory of Interest Convergence: Explaining the Impact of US Strategic Support on Southeast Asia’s Human Rights Situation, 1992-2013" (supervised by Prof. Viola)

Rinn, Moritz. 2015. "Partizipative Stadtplanung in Hamburg zwischen programmatischer Ausweitung und dem Scheitern als Konfliktbearbeitungsstrategie" (supervised by Prof. Mayer)

Boyer, Miriam. 2014. "Transforming Nature Relations: A Brief Hiatus in Space and Time" (Co-Tutelle FU Berlin - Columbia University; nominiert für den Ernst-Reuter-Preis des Fachbereichs Politik- und Sozialwissenschaften der FU Berlin) (supervised by Prof. Mayer)

Voigtländer, Leiv Eirik. 2014. "Armut und Engagement. Zu den schwierigen Bedingungen gesellschaftlicher und politischer Partizipation Erwerbsloser, Erwerbsgeminderter und prekär Beschäftigter im sozialen Bereich" (supervised by Prof. Mayer)

Kuhn, Armin. 2013. “Freiräume in der neoliberalen Stadt. Besetzungen, städtische Konflikte und Stadterneuerung in Berlin und Barcelona” (supervised by Prof. Mayer)

Vormann, Boris. 2013. "Blind Spots of Globalization. (Re-) Constructing Self and Other in North American Port Cities from 1980 to 2008" (supervised by Prof. Mayer and Prof. Lammert)

Benz, Martina. 2012. "Worker Centers. Organisierungen von MigrantInnen und Minderheitsorganisationen im Niedriglohnsektor und in der informellen Ökonomie der USA" (supervised by Prof. Mayer)

Chorus, Silke. 2012. "Care-Seiten (in) der politischen Ökonomie: Die Kommodifizierung von Fürsorge, Pflege und Betreuung im Postfordismus" (supervised by Prof. Mayer)