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Dr. Eric Stollenwerk

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Freie Universität Berlin

Otto Suhr Institute of Political Science

Senior Research Fellow and Scientific Coordinator (EU-LISTCO)

Address
Ihnestr. 26
Room 212
14195 Berlin

Education

2018: PhD in Political Science, Freie Universität Berlin

2012: M.A. in Political Science, Freie Universität Berlin

2010: B.A. in Political Science and German Literature, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

Work Experience

Since 2018: Scientific Coordinator of the research project Europe External Action and the Dual Challenges of Limited Statehood and Order Contestation (EU-LISTCO) at the Freie Universität Berlin funded by the European Union (H2020).

Since 2018: Senior Researcher at the Center for European Integration, Freie Universität Berlin

2012-2017: Research Associate at the Collaborative Research Center (SFB) Governance in Areas of Limited Statehood at the Freie Universität Berlin funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG).

2014-2017: Managing Director of the Collaborative Research Center (SFB) Governance in Areas of Limited Statehood at the Freie Universität Berlin funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG).

Guest Researcher

2018-2019: Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO), Norway.

2016: Department of Political Science, Stanford University, USA, and affiliated researcher at the Center for Democracy Promotion and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) at Stanford University

  • Seminar: The EU and its Neighborhood: Successfully Building Resilience?, Freie Universität Berlin (winter semester 2019/2020), B.A. level
  • Seminar: State and Non-State Legitimacy in Areas of Limited Statehood, Freie Universität Berlin (summer semester 2018), B.A. level.
  • Lecture: Governance and its Shadows, Freie Universität Berlin, session in the lecture series Governance in Areas of Limited Statehood (summer semester 2018), M.A. level.
  • Seminar: Failed States – Problems and Perspectives, block seminar through the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes, TU Dresden (April 2015), M.A. level.
  • Tutor: Introduction to Social Structure Analysis of Modern Societies, Georg-August-University Göttingen (Summer Semester 2010), B.A. level.
  • Tutor: Introduction to Quantitative Social Science Research, Georg-August-University Göttingen (Winter Semester 2009/2010), B.A. level.

Research Interests

  • State and Non-State Legitimacy
  • Governance Effectiveness
  • (Limited) State Capacity
  • Political Violence
  • EU Foreign and Security Policy

Ongoing Research Projects

  • Europe’s External Action and the Dual Challenges of Limited Statehood and Contested Orders (EU-LISTCO), Freie Universität Berlin
  • On Fair Terms: The Ethics of Peace Negotiations and Mediation (FAIR), The Peace Research Institute Oslo

Edited Volumes and Special Issues

(2018): Virtuous or Vicious Circle? Effectiveness and Legitimacy in Areas of Limited Statehood, Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding, Special Issue,12 (4). (*) (co-edited with Cord Schmelzle)

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles (SSCI-listed journals marked with *)

(2018): Virtuous or Vicious Circle? Effectiveness and Legitimacy in Areas of Limited Statehood, Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding,12 (4). (*) (with Cord Schmelzle)

(2018): Securing Legitimacy? Perceptions of Security and ISAF’s Legitimacy in Northeast Afghanistan, Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding,12 (4). (*)

(2018): Legitimacy in Areas of Limited Statehood, Annual Review of Political Science, Vol. 21., 403-418. (*) (with Thomas Risse)

(2018): Limited Statehood Does Not Equal Civil War, in: Eikenberry, Karl/Krasner, Stephen (eds.): Civil Wars, Violence, and International Responses, Daedalus, 147(1), Special Issue, 104-115. (*) (with Thomas Risse)

(2016): Taking a New Perspective: Mapping the Al Qaeda Network Through the Eyes of the UN Security Council, Terrorism and Political Violence, 28:5, 950-970. (*) (with Thomas Dörfler and Julian Schibberges)

Book Chapters

(2018): Measuring Governance and Limited Statehood, in: Risse, Thomas/Börzel, Tanja A./Draude, Anke (eds.): The Oxford Handbook of Governance and Limited Statehood, 106-127, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Book Project

A Virtuous Circle of Governance? How Effectiveness and Legitimacy Interplay in Areas of Limited Statehood.

Other Publications

(2019): Predicting Future Challenges: Quantitative risk assessment tools for the EU's Eastern and Southern neighbourhoods, EU-LISTCO Working Paper Series, No. 3, 1-61. (with Håvard Mokleiv Nygård, Siri Aas Rustad, and Andreas Forø Tollefsen)

(2019): Uncovering covert structures: Social network analysis and terrorist organizations. SAGE Research Methods Cases. (with Thomas Dörfler and Julian Schibberges)

(2018): Strengthening Resilience in the EU’s Neighborhood, EU-LISTCO Policy Paper Series, Vol. 1., 1-9. (with Karoline Eickhoff)

(2017): Measuring Statehood on the Sub-National Level in Nigeria, in: Linke-Behrens, Luisa; Heucher, Angela; Schettler, Leon (Ed.): Measuring Statehood on a Sub-National Level: A Dialogue among Methods, SFB-Governance Working Paper Series, No. 71, 9-15, Berlin.

Datasets

(2017): The Governance and Limited Statehood Dataset, version March17. Freie Universität Berlin, SFB 700.(with Jan Opper)