Prof. Dr. Michael W. Bauer
Project leader: AUTONOMY

Michael W. Bauer is Jean Monnet Professor of the European Union and holds the Chair of Comparative Public Administration and Policy Analysis at the German University of Administrative Sciences Speyer. His research focus and teaching experience lie in European Multilevel Administration, Public Administration, Comparative Policy Analysis.


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Prof. Dr. Arthur Benz
Project leader: LINK

Arthur Benz holds the Chair of Comparative Politics and German Government at the Technical University Darmstadt. His focus is on multi-level governance.


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Dr. Per-Olof Busch
Project leader: EXPERTISE

Per-Olof Busch is a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Potsdam. He specializes in the study of international organisations and the role of their administrative bodies as policy experts.


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Prof. Dr. Steffen Eckhard
Project leader: EVALUATION

Steffen Eckhard is assistant professor for Public Administration and Organization Theory at the University of Konstanz and leads the EVALUATION project and  He is interested in public administration in global security governance.


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Dr. Jörn Ege
Project leader: AUTONOMY

Jörn Ege is a post-doctoral researcher and co-leads the AUTONOMY project at the German University of Administrative Sciences Speyer. He is also an honorary research fellow at the University of Exeter. His research addresses the autonomy and influence of international bureaucracies – mainly in the UN and EU context.


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Prof. Dr. Klaus Goetz
Project leader: RESOURCE

Klaus Goetz holds the Chair of Political Systems and European Integration at the University of Munich. His research addresses the temporality of international public administrations.


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Prof. Dr. Stephan Grohs
Project leader: STYLES

Stephan Grohs holds the Chair for Political Science at the German University for Administrative Sciences Speyer. His research interest is in international and comparative public administration.


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Mirko Heinzel
Project researcher: EXPERTISE

Mirko Heinzel is a doctoral researcher at the University of Potsdam. He is interested in the role of international organisations in the international political economy.


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Vytautas Jankauskas
Project researcher: EVALUATION

Vytautas Jankauskas is a doctoral researcher at LMU Munich. He is interested in policy evaluation in international organizations and peace operations, cybersecurity governance and the role of trust in international relations.


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Dr. Helge Jörgens
Project leader: ENVIPA

Helge Jörgens manages the Environmental Policy Research Centre at Free University Berlin. He studies international public administration in environmental policy.


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Prof. Dr. Christoph Knill
Research Unit speaker and project leader: STYLES

Christoph Knill holds the Chair of Empirical Theories of Politics at the University of Munich and is the speaker of the research unit.


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Prof. Dr. Nina Kolleck
Project leader: ENVIPA

Nina Kolleck holds a Junior-Professorship at the Free University Berlin. She uses Social Network Analysis to study international administrations.


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Mathies Kempken
Project researcher: EXPERTISE

Mathies Kempken is a doctoral researcher at the University of Potsdam. His research focuses on international organisations and sociology of organisations.


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Prof. Dr. Andrea Liese
Project leader: EXPERTISE

Andrea Liese is Professor for International Organizations and Public Policy at the University of Potsdam. Her focus is on the role of administrative bodies as policy experts.


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Dr. Ronny Patz
Project researcher: RESOURCE

Ronny Patz is a postdoctoral research fellow at LMU Munich. His focus is on budgeting in the UN system and information flows in EU policy-making.


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Timo A. Richter
Project researcher: LINK

Timo A. Richter is a doctoral researcher at the Technical University Darmstadt. His research interest is in patterns of multi-level administrations and regulatory networks.


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Dr. Yves Steinebach
Program coordinator

Yves Steinebach is a postdoctoral research fellow at LMU Munich. His research focuses on international public administration in the area of environmental and global health policy.


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Dr. Svanhildur Thorvaldsdottir
Project researcher: RESOURCE

Svanhildur Thorvaldsdottir is a postdoctoral research fellow at LMU Munich. Her focus is on the role of bureaucrats and informal politics in UN policymaking.


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Nora Wagner
Project researcher: AUTONOMY

Nora Wagner is a doctoral researcher at the German University of Administrative Sciences Speyer. Her research focuses on the influence of international bureaucracies.


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Sebastian Widmuch
Project researcher: LINK

Sebastian Widmuch is a doctoral researcher at the Technical University Darmstadt. His research interests is in patterns of multi-level governance and administrations.


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