Faculty Members

Dr. Ipshita Basu

Ipshita Basu is Senior Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Westminster, London. She teaches the module "Narratives and the Cultural Factor".

Dr. Ingo Bordon

Ingo Bordon currently works as a risk analyst in the German cooperative banking sector. He teaches the module "Capital and Finance".

Dr. Barbara Dietz

Barbara Dietz is Associated Researcher, Department of Economics, Leipniz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies (IOS), Regensburg. She teaches the module "Migration".

Dr. Stefan Engert

Stefan Engert is a visiting lecturer at the University of Potsdam. His main job is at Max Rubner-Institute, Karlsruhe. He teaches the modules "Why and How Do We Study Gloal Politics?" and "Coping With Global Risks and Insecurities".

Julian Junk

Julian Junk is is Head of the Berlin Office of the Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF) and manages several research projects. He teaches the modules "Why and How Do We Study Global Politics?" and "The European Model".

Prof. Dr. Georgiy Kasianov

Georgiy Kasianov is Head of Department of Contemporary History and Politics at the Institute of History of Ukraine (Kyiv) and professor at the National University 'Kyiv Mohyla Academy'. He teaches the module "Eastern Europe: A Dissolving Concept?".

Dr. Daniel Kuchler

Daniel Kuchlers' research interests include History of Political Thought, Theory of International Relations and Modern Political Philosophy. He is instructor of the module "The Game of Using Theories".

Prof. Dr. Andrey Makarychev

Andrey Makarychev is Professor of Government and Politics at the University of Tartu, Estonia and teaches the module "Lost in Transformation: Comparative Area Studies".

Prof. Patricia A. Maulden

Patricia Maulden is Professor of Conflict Resolution and Director of the Dialoge and Difference Project at George Mason University. She teaches the module "Conflict Management and Reconciliation".

Prof. Sergei Medvedev

Sergei Medvedev has taught courses on Russian/Soviet and security studies. He published on post- Soviet studies, European security, political geography, cultural anthropology and semiotics. He teaches the module "Russia: Eternal Enigmas."