Sponsored Chairs


In North America, DAAD sponsors chairs at:

Max Weber Chair for German and European Studies at New York University

Hannah Arendt Visiting Chair for German and European Studies at the University of Toronto

Prof. Dr. Christian Martin
Max Weber Chair for German and European Studies at New York University

Christian Martin is a professor of political science at the University of Kiel, Germany. He currently holds the Max Weber Chair in German and European Studies at New York University. Martin has studied political science at the University of Konstanz and holds a doctorate from there (2002). Martin was a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Konstanz and at the Max-Planck-Institute in Jena (2003-2004). He was an assistant professor at the University of Hamburg (2004-2008) and a Visiting Assistant Professor at Northwestern University (2008-2011).

Martin’s research interests focus on the political conditions and consequences of globalization and regional integration. He has published on the effects of globalization for electoral participation and, most recently, on the incentive to adopt more proportional voting systems in a highly globalized environment. His current research project is on backlashes against globalization and EU integration.

Home University: Universität Kiel, Department of Political Science
Host University: New York University
Host Institute: Center for European and Mediterranean Studies

Contact: New York University
Center for European and Mediterranean Studies
285 Mercer St., 7th Floor
New York, NY 10003
e-mail: christian.martin@nyu.edu

Prof. Dr.  Klaus Brummer, Hannah Arendt Visiting Chair for German and European Studies at the University of Toronto (2021-22)

Klaus Brummer holds the chair of International Relations at the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, Germany. He served as co-editor-in-chief of the journal “Foreign Policy Analysis” (2018-2020) and was president of the Foreign Policy Analysis section of the International Studies Association (2015-2016). As guest lecturer/professor, he has taught at Duke University, the University of Edinburgh, the University of Strasbourg, the University of Helsinki, and the Autonomous University of Barcelona.

Brummer’s main research interests include: leadership profiling, domestic drivers of foreign policy, European integration, and foreign policy making in non-Western contexts.

Selected Publications: Klaus Brummer has published in peer-reviewed journals such as Acta PoliticaBritish Journal of Politics and International Relations, German Politics, Foreign Policy Analysis, Government and Opposition, International Affairs, International Politics, International Studies Review, and Journal of European Public Policy, and is co-editor of Foreign Policy Analysis Beyond North America (Lynne Rienner, 2015) and Foreign Policy as Public Policy? (Manchester University Press, 2019).

Home University: Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt (Germany)

Host University: University of Toronto, Canada

Host Institute: Munk School of Global Affairs, Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies (CERES)

University of Toronto Munk School of Global Affairs,
Room 219N
1 Devonshire Place Toronto, ON M5S 3K7
E-mail: klaus.brummer@utoronto.ca

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