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PD Dr. Joscha Wullweber is currently working as visiting professor (Vertretungsprofessor) of Political Economy and Global Governance in the Faculty of Economics at the University of Witten/Herdecke. Apart from that, he is an Assistant Professor at the University of Kassel in the Department of Political Science. In the winter term 2018/ 2019 he was a visiting professor for International Relations/ International Political Economy at the Institute for Political Science in Vienna, Austria. He holds a Habilitation (Venia Legendi) in Political Science, a PhD in Political Science and an MA in Global Political Economy. His Habilitation (“second book”) “The state, the central bank, and financial markets. The governance structure of the financial system since the global financial crisis” was finalized in 2018. He has received scholarships from the German Academic Exchange Service, the Heinrich Böll Foundation, and the University of Kassel. His monograph on the commodification of genetic resources was awarded first prize in the global challenges competition of the German Körber Foundation. He is in the Executive board of the Political Economy Section of the German Political Science Association (DVPW). Since 2017, he is member of the scientific network of the German Research Foundation (DFG) “Money and Power. A neglected relationship in political science.”

Research areas:

- Governance of global finance and global financial crises
- Central bank politics
- Political theories of money
- Methods and theories of International Political Economy/ International Relations
- Technology governance and governance of innovation, public acceptance and citizen participation
- Political discourse analysis
- Political Economy of Sustainable Transformation

Courses and lectures:

- Global Governance of Finance
- Multiple Krise: Welchen Einfluss haben die Finanz- und Eurokrise auf Politik, Ökonomie und Gesellschaft?
- Advanced Research Methods (lecture + seminar)
- Theories of International Political Economy/ International Relations (lecture + seminar)
- Klassiker der Internationalen Beziehungen und neue Debatten angesichts globaler Krisen
- Financial crisis - IPE in crisis? New directions in IPE
- Nord-Süd-Beziehungen: Theorie und Methoden in der Politikwissenschaft
- Governance of the World Market
- Global Finance and Retroductive Analysis
- Logics of International Security
- Discourse Theory and International Relations
- Governance of the Eurozone crisis
- PhD Workshops