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Dr. Michael Giesen

Portraifoto Michael Giesen

Postdoctoral Researcher at the Chair of International Relations

Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences

Section Political and Administrative Science

    Michael Giesen is a postdoctoral researcher at the Chair of International Relations. His main research interests include the emergence, design, and effect of diverse types of international organizations, especially in fields of global human rights and environmental politics.

    Since 2021, he holds a PhD in Political Science from the Free University of Berlin and a Master’s degree in International Relations from the Free University Berlin, Humboldt University Berlin, and University of Potsdam. Before joining the University of Potsdam, he was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Bamberg in a DFG-founded project on collective agency of horizontal international organizations. During his previous research, he was a research fellow of the joint doctoral program ‘Human Rights under Pressure’ at Free University of Berlin and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem as well as a visiting research at Stanford University.


    During the summer term 2023, I offer four weekly slots: Wednesday at 4.15 pm and 4.45 pm, and Thursday 4.15 pm and 4.45 pm.

    Please reserve a slot online in advance.

    Dr. Michael Giesen


    University of Potsdam
    Chair of International Relations
    August-Bebel-Str. 89, 14482 POTSDAM
    house 7, room 3.11