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Dr. Joscha Wullweber is an ‘Akademischer Rat’ (assistant professor) at the University of Kassel, in the Political Science Department, Subdivision 'Globalisation & Politics'. He holds a Ph.D. in political science, an M.A. in global political economy and an M.Sc. in biology. He has received scholarships from the German Academic Exchange Service, the Heinrich Böll Foundation, and the University of Kassel. His M.A. thesis on the commodification of genetic resources was awarded first prize in the global challenges competition of the German Körber Foundation. He is representative of International Political Economy, a permanent working group of the German Political Science Association (DVPW), and founding member of the German Working Group on Theories of Hegemony and Discourse. His research interests concentrate on political theory, in particular theories of international relations and international political economy; the politics of financial markets and practices; critical security studies; politics of R&D, technology and innovation; intellectual property rights.