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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Thomas Risse


Freie Universität Berlin

Otto-Suhr-Institute for Political Science

Center for Transnational Relations, Foreign and Security Policy

Professor of International Relations

Director of the Center

Ihnestr. 22
Room 105
14195 Berlin
+49 - (0)30 - 838-455527

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Prof. Dr. Thomas Risse is director of the Center for Transnational Relations, Foreign and Security Policy at the Otto-Suhr- Institute of Political Science at the Freie Universität Berlin.

Born in 1955, he received his PhD from the University of Frankfurt in 1987. From 1997-2001, he was Joint Chair of International Relations at the European University Institute's Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies and the Department of Social and Political Sciences in Florence, Italy. His previous teaching and research appointments include the Peace Research Institute Frankfurt, the University of Konstanz, as well as Cornell, Harvard, Yale and Stanford Universities, the University of Wyoming and the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

In 2003 he was awarded with the Max-Planck Research for international cooperation. In 2021 he  was honoured with the Juan Linz Price by the International Political Science Association.

Thomas Risse is engaged in many academic projects, both in research and teaching. Below you can find a selection pof his doings.

Thomas Risse is the author of many pulications. Below you can find a selcetion of those. For a complete list and further information please see his CV, that is attached below.