Prof. Dr. Corinna Mieth
Corinna Mieth is Professor for Political Philosophy and Philosophy of Law at the Ruhr-University of Bochum (Germany) since 2010. She did her PhD at the University of Tübingen in 2002 and completed her habilitation at the University of Bonn in 2009. She served as fellow at FIPH, Hannover, as Corti-fellow at the University of Zurich and as visiting professor at TCD Dublin. She taught at the Universities of Bonn, Darmstadt, Lucerne, Bari, Graz and Zagreb. Since 2012 she is a member of the Board of Directors of the Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities in Essen (Germany). In 2011 she co-initiated the international and interdisciplinary Master-Program “Ethics – Economics, Law, and Politics” at the Ruhr-University of Bochum. Her philosophical research is focused on Kantian Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy and Philosophy of Law. Her main areas of specialization are positive duties, human rights and human dignity, global justice, world poverty, migration and dilemmatic cases in the philosophy of law.
Publications include: Dimensions of Practical Necessity: ‘Here I Stand. I Can Do No other’, ed. with K. Bauer and S. Varga (2017), Handbuch Gerechtigkeit, ed. with A. Goppel and Ch. Neuhäuser (2016), Positive Pflichten. Über das Verhältnis von Hilfe und Gerechtigkeit in Bezug auf das Weltarmutsproblem (2012).
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Prof. Dr. Christian Neuhäuser
Christian Neuhäuser (* 1977) is Professor of Political Philosophy at TU Dortmund University. His research focuses on theories of dignity, theories of responsibility, philosophy of economics and philosophy of international relations. He is a member of the Green Academy and editor of the Journal for Business, Economics & Ethics. He studied Philosophy, Sinology and Sociology in Göttingen, Berlin and Hong Kong and received his Ph.D. from the University of Potsdam with a thesis on “Corporations as Moral Actors”.
Publications include: Christian Neuhäuser und Christian Seidel (Hg.): Kritik des Moralismus, Suhrkamp, Berlin 2020, Christian Neuhäuser: Wie reich darf man sein? Über Gier, Neid und Gerechtigkeit Reclam, Ditzingen 2019, Christian Neuhäuser: Reichtum als moralisches Problem, Suhrkamp, Berlin 2018, Anna Goppel, Corinna Mieth und Christian Neuhäuser (Hrsg.): Handbuch Gerechtigkeit. J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart 2016, Christian Neuhäuser: Amartya Sen zur Einführung. Junius, Hamburg 2013, Christian Neuhäuser: Unternehmen als moralische Akteure, Suhrkamp, Berlin 2011, Ralf Stoecker, Christian Neuhäuser und Marie-Luise Raters (Hrsg.): Handbuch Angewandte Ethik. J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart 2011.
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Prof. Dr. Stefan Schirm
Stefan A. Schirm is Professor of Political Science at the Ruhr University Bochum, Germany, where he holds the Chair of International Politics. He has taught at the Universities of Munich and Stuttgart, and served as J. F. Kennedy Fellow at the Centre for European Studies, Harvard University, and as Robert Schuman Fellow at the European University Institute. His research focusses on global economic governance, the transformation of international order, nation-centered foreign economic policy in the US and the UK, and on the societal approach to International Political Economy. Recent publications include: Refining domestic politics theories of IPE: A societal approach to governmental preferences, in: Politics (2020), In pursuit of self-determination and redistribution: Emerging powers and Western anti-establishment voters in international politics, in: Global Affairs (2019), Domestic Ideas, Institutions, or Interests? Explaining Governmental Preferences Towards Global Economic Governance, in: International Political Science Review (2016).
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Prof. Dr. Christoph Schuck (Spokesperson)
Christoph Schuck is a Professor of Political Science at the Department of Philosophy and Political Science and currently Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Theology at TU Dortmund University. His research concentrates on security issues with a particular focus on Islamism, terrorism, and counterterrorism. He is the author of several books and many articles, including "A Conceptual Framework of Sunni Islamism" (Politics, Religion & Ideology), "For Still by Policy the World is Ruled? On the Decreasing Significance of Critical Security Studies/the Welsh School in IR", (Zeitschrift für Internationale Beziehungen (together with Steve Schlegel), and "How Islamist is the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG)? An ideological assessment" (Asian Security). Moreover, he has been the Principal Investigator (PI) of several research and consulting projects focusing, among other issues, on aspects of democratization in Southeast Asia and regional co-operation in Central Asia (i.e. supported by VolkswagenFoundation, DFG, and Germany’s Federal Foreign Office).
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