Former Members


 PD Dr. Gabi Schlag

PD Dr. Gabi Schlag Mitarbeiterprofil

PD Dr. Gabi Schlag joined the Chair for International Relations for the Wintersemester 2018/19. She was lecturing in the field of peace and conflict research and she supported the development of a research data base. She habilitated at the Helmut Schmidt University in 2017, holds a PhD from the Goethe University Frankfurt and a Master’s degree in Political Science, Sociology and Art History.


 Jasmin Haunschild, M.A.

Jasmin Haunschild, M.A.

Jasmin Haunschild was a guest researcher at the Chair of International Relations. She worked as a junior lecturer at the Chair between 2016 and 2018. Her teaching focused on scientific methods and crime governance. At the Chair Jasmin Haunschild conducted research in the fields of governance of global illegal markets and non-traditional security threats. She has also dealt with the topic of big data and its consequences for students. 



Dr. Mina Michel Samaan has been at the Chair of International Relations as a PhD researcher since November 2013. He obtained his doctorate in August 2017. His study was funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) through the Excellence Center for Sustainable Water Management in Developing Countries (EXCEED-SWINDON). In his research Mina Samaan focused on questions of conflict and cooperation over shared resources in the Eastern Nile Basin.   



Dr. Eliza Katzarova

Between 2016 and 2018, Dr. Elitza Katzarova was a post-doctoral researcher at the Chair of International Relations. Her research interests at the chair were in the area of anti-corruption politics, as well as global crime governance. Between 2016 and 2017 she held seminars in the field of European integrationin. Elitza Katzarova received her doctorate from the School of International Studies at the University of Trento (Italy) after completing her B.A. in International and European Relations from the Pantion University in Athens (Greece) and her M.A. in European Studies at the University of Maastricht (Netherlands).



Dr. Michael Fürstenberg


Dr. Michael Fürstenberg worked at the Chair of International Relations between 2008 and 2016. His dissertation has been published by Springer VS with the title "Friedenskonsolidierung in transnationalen Konflikten. Der Einfluss grenzüberschreitender Faktoren auf die Beendigung von Bürgerkriegen, 1975–2013". Since March 2016 Dr. Michael Fürstenberg has been working at the Max Planck Institute for Ethnological Research in Halle/Saale.

Kontakt M. Fürstenberg - Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology

Former Student Assistants

Mathilda Wehling (Summerterm 2018 - Winterterm 2018/19)

Vanessa Hirsch (Winterterm 2017/18 - Summerterm 2018)

Arne Martens (Winterterm 2017/18 - Winterterm 2018/19)

Linda Burgholte (Summerterm 2016 - Summerterm 2017)

Anna-Katharina Thiel (Summerterm 2014 - Winterterm 2016/17)

Lisa Lippert (Summerterm 2016)

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