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About Me

I am passionate about interdisciplinary social science research. This informs my research on Political Economy, Institutionalism, and Economic History in which I seek to bring together discussions between economists, political scientists and historians.

Academic Career

Post-Doctoral Researcher | University of Siegen | School of Economic Disciplines | 2023 – Present

Researcher | University of Siegen | School of Economic Disciplines | 2019 – 2022

Education

Dr. rer. pol. | Witten-Herdecke University | International Political Economy | Dissertation Title: Ideas, Agents and Institutions | December 2022

M. Sc. | University of Hamburg | Politics, Economics, and Philosophy | November 2012 

B.A. | Wheaton College| International Relations | May 2009

Publications

Making Ideas Actionable in Institutionalism: The Case of Trade Liberalization in Kennedy's Foreign Economic Policy | Journal of Institutional Economics | 2022 | 18 (5): 827–841. | Available here.

Interests Under Construction: Views on Migration from the European Union's Southern External Border | with Laura Otto | Political Studies | 2022 | 70 (2): 348–366. | Available here

Der Weg zur Knechtschaft Reloaded - Autoritarismus inmitten der Krise | with Nils Goldschmidt | Zeitschrift für Wirtschafts- und Unternehmensethik | 2020 | 21 (3): 81–90. Available here.

On Socio-Economics and its Methodology: German Political Economy, 1896–1938 | with Stefan Kolev and Erwin Dekker (eds.) | Journal of Contextual Economics | 2018 | 138 (3–4): 185–366. | Available here

Methods for Understanding Economic Change: Socio-Economics and German Political Economy, 1896–1938 | with Stefan Kolev and Erwin Dekker | Journal of Contextual Economics | 2018 | 138 (3–4): 185–197. | Available here.

Bringing Schmoller to America: Notes on the Translation of "The Idea of Justice in Political Economy" | with Matthias Störring | Schmollers Jahrbuch | 2016 | 136 (4): 361–376. | Available here.
Works in Progress & Under Review

Whither Agency? Towards an Entrepreneurial Theory of Institutional Change | Under Review

A Taxonomy of Institutional Change: American Trade Policy in the 20th Century | In Progress

Quo Vadis, (Liberal) International Order? | In Progress

Where Students Diverge From Their Teacher: On Social Legislation and the 'Liquor' Problem in German and American Economic Thought. | In Progress

Teaching

International Political Economy | University of Siegen | Summer Term 2022 and 2023 | Seminar

Culture, Institutions, and Development in Economics | University of Siegen | Winter Term 2020/2021 and 2021/2022 and 2022/2023 | Seminar

The History of Economic Thought | University of Siegen | with Nils Goldschmidt | Winter Term 2020/2021 | Lecture

The Market and the State in the History of Economic Thought | University of Siegen | Summer Term 2020 and 2021 | Seminar

Globalization | University of Siegen | Winter Term 2019/2020 and Summer Term 2018| Seminar

Political Economy | Witten-Herdecke University | with Joachim Zweynert | Winter Term 2018/2019 | Lecture

Memberships & Fellowships

History of Economics Society | Member

European Society for the History of Economic Thought | Member

World Interdisciplinary Network for Institutional Research (WINIR)| Member

Philosophy, Politics & Economics Society | Member

NOUS – Network for Constitutional Economics and Social

Philosophy | Young Affiliate 

Alliance for the Social Market Economy | Member

Adam Smith Fellowship | George Mason University | 2018–2019

Social Market Economy Fellowship | Konrad-Adenauer Foundation | 2016–2019

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