Dr. Markus Hochmüller

Markus Hochmüller, Image Credit: privat

Freie Universität Berlin

Department of Political and Social Sciences

Lecturer

Email
markus.hochmueller[at]fu-berlin.de

Personal profile

Markus Hochmüller holds a PhD in Political Science (Freie Universität Berlin). His thesis with the title „The Struggle over Security in Post-War Guatemala – Knowledge, Practices and Effects of a Transnational Field“ assesses transnational security governance reforms in Guatemala and the role of expertise in post-conflict reform processes. His research interests include peace- and statebuilding, security governance, policing and violence as well as expertise and knowledge production. Since Fall 2017, Markus is a lecturer in international relations at Otto Suhr Institute of Political Science and an associated fellow of the Kolleg-Forschergruppe „The Transformative Power of Europe“.

Teaching

Graduate courses

  • Winter 2017/18 - Statebuilding and Security Sector Reform in the Global South (Otto Suhr Institute of Political Science,   Freie Universität Berlin)
  • Summer 2013 - Staatlichkeit. Lokale und transnationale Prozesse in Lateinamerika (Institute for Latin American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin, with Manuela Boatcă)
  • Summer 2012 - Demokratisierung in Lateinamerika (DAAD-Graduiertenakademie, Wandlitz, Brandenburg, with Marianne Braig)

 

Undergraduate courses

  • Winter 2013/14 - Entre el orden y la represión: discursos y prácticas policiales en Europa y su ‘exportación’ a América Latina (Freie Universität Berlin International Summer and Winter University, Term I 2014)
  • Summer 2013 - Organisierte Kriminalität und Sicherheits-Governance in Mexiko und Zentralamerika (Institute for Latin American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin)

Publications

Journal articles

  • “From Regime Protection to Urban Resilience? Assessing Continuity and Change in Transnational Security Governance Rationales in Guatemala.” In: Geoforum 84 (2017), 389-400 (with Markus-Michael Müller). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geoforum.2017.01.003

Journal special issues

Edited volume

  • Politik in verflochtenen Räumen. Los espacios entrelazados de lo político: Festschrift für Marianne Braig, Berlin: edition tranvía / Verlag Walter Frey (2013) (with Anne Huffschmid, Teresa Orozco Martínez, Stephanie Schütze and Martha Zapata Galindo).

Book chapters

  • “Countering Criminal Insurgencies: Fighting Gangs and Building Resilient Communities in Post-War Guatemala.” In: Louise W. Moe and Markus-Michael Müller (eds.), Reconfiguring Intervention: Complexity, Resilience and the “Local Turn” in Counterinsurgent Warfare. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan (2017), 163-186 (with Markus-Michael Müller). http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1057/978-1-137-58877-7_8
  • “Politik in verflochtenen Räumen / Los espacios entrelazados de lo político: Einleitung.” In: Markus Hochmüller, Anne Huffschmid, Teresa Orozco Martínez, Stephanie Schütze and Martha Zapata Galindo (eds.): Politik in verflochtenen Räumen. Los espacios entrelazados de lo político: Festschrift für Marianne Braig, Berlin: edition tranvía / Verlag Walter Frey (2013), 9-24 (with Anne Huffschmid, Teresa Orozco Martínez, Stephanie Schütze and Martha Zapata Galindo).
  • “Einleitung: Von failed states und Räumen begrenzter Staatlichkeit: organisierte Kriminalität, Gewalt und Staat in Lateinamerika.” In: Günther Maihold and Daniel Brombacher (eds.): Gewalt, Organisierte Kriminalität und Staat in Lateinamerika, Opladen: Verlag Barbara Budrich (2013), 9-23 (with Günther Maihold).
  • “Die Kolumbianisierung der mexikanischen Drogenökonomie? Kartelle und kriminelle Netzwerke im Vergleich.” In: Günther Maihold and Daniel Brombacher (eds.): Gewalt, Organisierte Kriminalität und Staat in Lateinamerika, Opladen: Verlag Barbara Budrich (2013), 57-84.

Book reviews

  • O’Neill, Kevin Lewis and Kedron Thomas (eds.) (2011): Securing the City – Neoliberalism, Space, and Insecurity in Postwar Guatemala. Durham and London: Duke University Press. CROLAR – Critical Reviews on Latin American Research, Vol. 1, No. 2 (2012), 11-13. www.crolar.org/index.php/crolar/article/download/33/pdf 

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