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Prof. Dr. Manuel Fröhlich

Prof. Dr. Manuel Fröhlich
Address Universität Trier
Internationale Beziehungen und Außenpolitik
FB III – Politikwissenschaft
54296 Trier
Phone +49‐651‐201 2130
Fax +49‐651‐201 4103
E-Mail froehlich@uni‐trier.de
Homepage http://ib.uni-trier.de/index.php/professor
 

Academic Career

Study

1991‐1996
Graduate Studies Johannes‐Gutenberg‐Universität Mainz and Johann‐Wolfgang‐Goethe‐Universität Frankfurt: Political Science, English Language and Literature Studies as well as History

Graduation / Academic Degrees

2000
Dr. phil. in Political Science, Friedrich‐Schiller‐Universität Jena (summa cum laude)
1996
M.A. in Political Science, Johannes‐Gutenberg‐Universität Mainz (with distinction)

Current Position(s)

since 2015
Chair of International Relations and Foreign Policy, Department of Political Science, Universität Trier

Position(s) Held

2009‐2015
Professor of International Organizations and Globalization, Department of Political Sciences, Friedrich‐Schiller‐Universität Jena
2002‐2009
Junior Professor of Political Science, Department of Political Science, Friedrich‐Schiller‐Universität Jena
2000‐2001
Research Assistant, Chair of International Relations, Department of Political Science, Christian‐Albrechts‐Universität Kiel
1998‐2000
Research Assistant, Chair of Political Theories und History of Ideas, Department of Political Science, Friedrich‐Schiller‐Universität Jena; Deputy Director of the Project “The History of the Reception of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights”, funded by the Volkswagen Stiftung, Essen
1996‐2001
Lecturer, Department of Political Science, Friedrich‐Schiller‐Universität Jena

Relevant (International) Research Experience

2016
Member of the program committee of the Edelstam Institute of Education for Human Rights and International Affairs, Stockholm
2014
Research project with the Hague Center for Global Justice, The Hague: “The UN Executive: On the Interaction of UN Secretaries‐General and the Security Council” (book publication under contract with Oxford University Press)
2014
Panel Organizer “Individuals in International Organizations” at the Annual Meeting of the Academic Council on the UN System
2013
International Workshop “Leadership for Peace”, Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation Stockholm
2012
International Workshop “In Pursuit of Peace and Security”, International Peace Institute, New York
2009
Completion of the Senior‐Level Peacebuilding Course at the Geneva Center for Security Policy
2008
Co‐founder and editor of the book series “The United Nations and Global Change” (Nomos/Bloosmbury Publishing)
since 2008
Member of the editorial board (executive editor 2008‐2010) of the German Journal of Political Science (Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft)
since 2007
Fellow of the NRW School of Governance, Duisburg
2005‐2008
Coordinator of the Research Group on the United Nations (Forschungskreis Vereinte Nationen)
since 2003
Member and Coordinator (2005‐2009) of the Research Council of the German Association for the United Nations, Berlin

Major Research Grants, Scholarships and Awards

2014
Presidential Teaching Award, Friedrich‐Schiller‐Universität Jena
2013
John W. Holmes Memorial Lecturer at the Annual Meeting of the Academic Council in the UN System
2011
Major Research Grant by the German Foundation for Peace Research “Individual and International Leadership”

Memberships and other relevant Activities

since 2015
Vice‐Chair of the Board of the German Society for Political Science (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Politikwissenschaft)
2012‐2015
Mentor in the Career Program for Women in Academia at the Julius‐Maximilians‐Universität Würzburg (Zentrales Frauenbüro)
2009‐2011
Director of the Department of Political Science, Friedrich‐Schiller‐Universität Jena
2008‐2015
Member of the interdisciplinary Institute for Learning and Education, Friedrich‐Schiller‐Universität Jena
2008‐2012
Member of Council of Spokespersons for the Graduate School “Laboratory of Enlightenment”, Friedrich‐Schiller‐Universität Jena
since 2006
Member of the Selection Committee for the Carlo Schmid Program on Internships with International Organizations funded by the German Academic Exchange Service, the German Foreign Office and the Mercator Foundation
2005‐2010
External PhD Examiner, University of Essex
since 2004
Member of the Academic Council on the United Nations System

List of Publications

a) Publications in refereed journals and book publications
2012
(co‐edited with Karsten Kenklies, Ralf Koerrenz, Käthe Schneider and Michael Winkler) Bildung und Kultur – Relationen (Jena: Garamond).
2011
(co‐edited with Helmut Klumpjan and Hennig Melber) Dag Hammarskjöld (1905‐1961). Für eine friedliche Welt – Ideen und Impulse des zweiten UN‐Generalsekretärs (Frankfurt a.M.: Brandes & Apsel).
2010
(co‐edited with Karsten Kenklies, Ralf Koerrenz, Kähte Schneider and Michael Winkler) Bildung und Kultur – Illustrationen (Jena: Garamond).
2008
Political Ethics and the United Nations. Dag Hammarskjöld as Secretary‐General (London: Routledge).
2008
(ed.) UN Studies. Umrisse eines Lehr‐ und Forschungsfeldes (Baden‐Baden: Nomos).
2005
(co‐edited with Klaus Dicke) Wege multilateraler Diplomatie. Politik, Handlungsmöglichkeiten und Entscheidungsstrukturen im UN‐System (Baden‐Baden: Nomos).
2004
(co‐edited with Karl‐Rudolf Korte) Politik und Regieren in Deutschland. Strukturen, Prozesse, Entscheidungen (Paderborn: UTB).
2002
Dag Hammarsköld und die Vereinten Nationen. Die politische Ethik des UNO‐Generalsekretärs (Paderborn: Schöningh).
1997
Sprache als Instrument politischer Führung. Helmut Kohls Berichte zur Lage der Nation im geteilten Deutschland (München: Centrum für angewandte Politikforschung).
1995
(co‐edited with Peter Amsler, Elke Bruck, Hans Christian Heinz, Ines Hennig, Norbert Himmler and Stephan Welker) Was eint und was trennt die Deutschen? Stimmungs‐ und Meinungsbilder nach der Vereinigung (Mainz: Centrum für angewandte Politikforschung).

Training of Young Researchers

Dissertations Currently Supervised

Patrick Rosenow: Die UN‐Botschafter der USA im Spannungsfeld von nationaler und internationaler Interessenvertretung (since 2010)

Dorothea Prell: Führungsstile der deutschen Bundeskanzler im Lichte der Leadership Trait Aanlysis (since 2011)

Simon Schulze: Menschenrechtskonzeptionen und Menschenrechtspolitik antikolonialer Unabhängigkeitsbewegungen
(since 2015)

Natalie Tröller: Die Organisation der Islamischen Konferenz und die Menschenrechte (since 2015)

Habilitations supervised
Elena Semenova: Parliamentary Elites and Democratization in Central and Eastern Europe (2014, Venia Legendi in Political Science and Sociology together with Heinrich Best, Ursula Hoffmann‐Lange)

Specific Qualification as Participant of the IRTG

Manuel Fröhlich has held the Chair for International Relations and Foreign Policy at Universität Trier since 2015. He previously worked at the universities of Kiel and Jena where he established a program for the study of International Organizations and Globalization. He is an elected board member of the German Society for Political Science and editor of the German Journal of Political Science (Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft). Fröhlich was a member of the board and research council of the German United Nations Association. In addition, he is a member of the program committee of the Edelstam Institute of Education for Human Rights and International Affairs as well as co‐founder and editor of
the book series ‘The United Nations and Global Change’ (Nomos). Manuel Fröhlich was awarded fellow status of the NRW School of Governance in 2009 and was invited by the Academic Council on the United Nations System in 2013 to give the prestigious John W. Holmes Memorial Lecture. In 2014, he received the presidential teaching award at Friedrich‐Schiller‐Universität Jena. He has published several books and articles on a range of issues from the United Nations and global governance to the political philosophy of international relations and the role of individuals in world politics as well as the transformation of sovereignty, the responsibility to protect and peacekeeping. His research expertise will be of special relevance for research area 1 and 2. His close contacts to relevant International Organizations and international think tanks will help our doctoral researchers to enlarge their networks to the professional world of international governance and policy consultation.
 
 
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