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I. Current Positions


seit Oktober 2015

University of Graz

Professor of Jurisprudence

seit Juni 2016

Medical University of Graz

Legal Member of the ethics committee

II. Professional Experience


2014-2015

University of Osnabrück

Professor of Public Law (acting substitute)

2013-2014

Humboldt University Berlin

Chair for Public Law and Legal Philosophy
(acting substitute for Professor Dr. Christoph Möllers, LL.M.)

2008-2015

University of Hamburg

  • Junior Professorship of Public Law, EU Law, Public International Law, and Jurisprudence
  • Habilitation on 14 August 2013, under the auspices of  Professor Dr. Stefan Oeter
  • Albrecht Mendelssohn Bartholdy Graduate School of Law, member of faculty (2012-2015)
  • Examiner, Hanseatic Higher Regional Court Hamburg (2008-2013)
  • on leaeve October 2013 until September 2015

2009-2014

Institute for European Integration, Hamburg

  • Member of Faculty
  • Postgraduate courses, Master’s thesis supervision

2007 - 2012

Young Academy

  • Elected Member, Young Academy at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities and the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina
  • Member of Executive Board (2010-2011)

2005 - 2008

New College, Oxford

  • Juliana Cuyler Matthews Junior Research Fellow
  • Emmy Noether Research Fellow, funded by the German Research Foundation (2005-2007)

2004 - 2005

Federal Constitutional Court, Karlsruhe

Law Clerk to Federal Constitutional Court Judge Professor Dr. Lübbe-Wolff

1999 - 2001

Christian-Albrechts-University, Kiel

Research and Teaching Assistant to Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Robert Alexy

III. Education


2002 - 2004

Higher Regional Court, Düsseldorf

  • practical training in litigation, counseling, administration and prosecution
  • Second State Exam in law on 17 Sept 2004

1999 - 2002

Christian-Albrechts-University, Kiel

  • Doctoral studies under the auspices of Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Robert Alexy
  • scholarship for doctoral studies, awarded by the German National Merit Foundation
  • Doctorate awarded on 09 January 2003, with »summa cum laude« honours

1997 - 1999

Georg-August-University, Göttingen

  • studies in law
  • scholarship (merit-based) for studies, awarded by the German National Merit Foundation
  • First State Exam in Law on 11. March 1999

1995 - 1997

Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich

  • studies in law
  • scholarship (merit-based), awared by the German National Merit Foundation

1993 - 1995

Georg-August-University, Göttingen

  • studies in law
  • scholarship (merit-based) for studies in law, arwarded by the German National Merit Foundation

IV. Awards and Honors


2012

European Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Social Sciences and Humanities

Finalist

2011

Hamburg Teaching Award

2009

Professor of the Year Award

ranked 3rd in Economics/Law, Germany-wide competition

2003

Young Scholar Prize

International Association of Legal and Social Philosophy (IVR)
awarded for the paper  ‘Semantic Normativity and the Objectivity of Legal Argumentation’, Archiv für Sozial- und Rechtsphilosophie 2004: 51-65.

2002

European Award for Legal Theory

awarded for the best PhD thesis in legal theory at a European University in 2001 and 2002

V. Grants and Funding


2014

Publication Award

  • Collecting Society [VG  Wort]
  • for publication of the Habilitation thesis

2013

Alfred Toepfer Foundation, Hamburg

for developing a model of legal competences (5.000 €)

2011

Fellowship Innovation in Higher Education

  • awarded for the project “Basiskompetenz Grundrechte – Verantwortung entwickeln!” [Basis Rights Competence – Developing Responsibility] (€ 50.000)
  • Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft

2010

Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Hamburg

  • for the interdisciplinary conference “Sprache – Recht – Gesellschaft” [Law – Language – Society] (€ 15.000)
  • jointly with Dr. Carsten Bäcker and Dr. rer. pol. Sabrina Zucca-Soest

2008

British Academy Conference Grant

2005-2007

Emmy Noether Fellowship

  • awarded for postdoctoral studies
  • German Research Foundation (DFG)

2003

Publication Award

  • German Research Foundation (DFG)
  • for the publication of the dissertation

VI. Organization of Conferences and Panels


2014

Inaugural Conference der International Society of Public Law (ICON·S)

  • Conference “Rethinking the Boundaries of Public Law and Public Space” in Florence
  • Chair of Panels “The Uneasy Balance of Powers” and “Balancing in International Constitutional Law”

2011

Conference “Language – Law – Society”

  • interdisciplinary conference in Hamburg
  • funded by: Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Hamburg
  • jointly with Dr. iur. Carsten Bäcker and Dr. rer. pol. Sabrina Zucca-Soest
  • conference report: Siedenburg, JZ 2012, S. 86 ff.

2010

Panel on “Balancing and Diversity in European Fundamental Rights Reasoning”

  • International Conference “Between Nations and Disciplines”, Young Academy Berlin
  • Panel Chair

2008

Rights, Law, and Morality

  • International Symposion on the works of Robert Alexy, New College, Oxford
  • funded by: The British Academy, the John Mellon Fund, the Faculty of Law at the University of Oxford, the Warden and Fellows of New College

2007

Public Panel Discussion “Research and Teaching”

  • at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Berlin
  • jointly with other Members of the Young Academy

VII. Reviewer and Committee Memberships


seit 2009

Reviewer for Journals and Publishers

Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Press, Global Constitutionalism, International Journal of Constitutional Law, Ratio Juris, Argumentation, Informal Logic, IVR Encyclopedia

seit 2010

Reviewer for Public Funding and Scholarship Organizations

National Science Centre (NCN) Poland, Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung, Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung,  Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung, Hans-Böckler-Stiftung, Alfred-Toepfer-Stiftung, Deutschen Akademischen Austauschdienst (DAAD)

2013

Ars Legendi Law Faculty Prize

  • Member of the jury
  • prize arwarded by the Association of University Presidents [HRK] and the Association for the Advancement of Sciences and Humanties in Germany [Stifterverband]

2012

Ars Legendi Faculty Prize Law

  • Member of the jury
  • prize arwarded by the Association of University Presidents [HRK] and the Association for the Advancement of Sciences and Humanties in Germany [Stifterverband]

2011

Perspectives of Legal Scholarship in Germany

  • German Council of Science and Humanities [Wissenschaftsrat]
  • invited referee at expert hearing

VIII. Service


2011-2013

Faculty Council

substitutional member, Faculty of Law, Hamburg

2008-2013

Committee for the Advancement of Younger Scholars

Member, Faculty of Law, Hamburg

2007-2012

Interdisciplinary Working Group “Teaching in Higher Education”

Member, Young Academy, Berlin

2009-2011

Chairperson of the Interdisciplinary Working Group “Heureka”

Young Academy, Berlin

2008-2010

PhD Committee

Member, Law Faculty, Hamburg

2007-2010

Chairperson of the Interdisciplinary Working Group “Humans – Rights”

Young Academy, Berlin

2009

Member Selection Committee

Young Academy, Berlin

2008-2009

Interdisciplinary Working Group “Égalité”

Member, Young Academy, Berlin

2007-2008

Chairperson of the Interdisciplinary Working Group “Higher Education Policy”

Young Academy, Berlin

IX. Memberships


since 2014

International Society of Public Law (ICon-S)

since 2014

German Society of International Law

since 2014

Public Law Professors Society

since 2010

Comparative Law Society

since 2006

Society of Legal Scholars (SLS)

since 1999

International Association of Legal and Social Philosophy (IVR)

X. Advanced Training


2014

Training for Selecting Committee Members

German National Merit Foundation

2011

Media Skills for Scholars

2010

Competence as Leader

University of Hamburg

2010

Charisma in Teaching

University of Hamburg

2006

Online Evaluation and Feedback

2006

Project Planning

University of Oxford

2001

Presentation Techniques in Teaching I and II

Christian-Albrechts-University, Kiel

2001

Communicating and Negotiating

Christian-Albrechts-University, Kiel

2000

Conflict Management

Christian-Albrechts-University, Kiel

XI. Media Coverage


2011

ARD Tagesthemen (TV)

Interview on the Gäfgen-case

2010

WDR 5

Interview on the EU Charter on Fundamental Rights and Freedoms

2010

NDR (TV)

Interview on the citiczen’s initiative on childcare charges

2010

Radio Hamburg

Interview on the citizen’s initiative on childcare charges

2010

Frankfurter Rundschau

Interview on the quality of the process of selecting new professors

2010

Deutschlandradio Wissen

Interview on the Ramelow-case at the German Federal Administrative Court

2010

Das unabhängige Hochschulmagazin (DUZ)

Interview on the work-life-balance of fathers in an adademic career

2008

Handelsblatt

Interview on Junior Professorships