Section Political and Administrative Science
Nina Reiners is a political scientist specializing in international relations and international law. Nina studied Political Science, English Literature and Public Law in Giessen and Madrid. She received her PhD in 2017 with the title "Transnational Lawmaking Coalitions for Human Rights" from the University of Potsdam ("summa cum laude"). During her PhD, she worked as a research assistant at the Department of International Politics, was a visiting scholar at the University of San Diego, and had several research stays at the United Nations in Geneva.
Nina received funding for her postdoctoral research project from the Fritz Thyssen Foundation (2017-2019). In the project, she is researching the role of non-state actors in the development of the human rights treaty system. From October 2018 to July 2019, she was a visiting scholar at the Graduate Institute in Geneva.
She currently serves as Equal Opportunity Commissioner at the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences in Potsdam and is a member of the steering committee for the MA International Relations (MAIB). Nina also supports the coordination of international exchange programmes, e.g. with Sciences Po Paris.
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