Professorship of Political Science

Dr. Tim Christian Wegenast

Dr. Tim Christian Wegenast

Tim Wegenast currently serves as an Interim Professor of Political Science at the University of Mannheim and is affiliated with the Department of Politics and Public Administration at the University of Konstanz. His work lies at the intersection of development studies, peace and conflict research and international political economy. 

He has analyzed how the use and governance of various natural resources affects local livelihoods, human rights and conflict. Additional research interests include large-scale land acquisitions and social cohesion, climate change mitigation, gender inequalities and the socio-environmental consequences of foreign aid. His work has been published in journals such as World DevelopmentPolitical Geography or Journal of Peace Research.  

Tim Wegenast held research and teaching positions as an interim professor of Political Science at the University of Konstanz and at Zeppelin University, as a research fellow at the German Institute of Global and Area Studies, as a visiting lecturer at the University of Lucerne and a visiting fellow at the Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy at Harvard University. He received his PhD in Political Science from Pompeu Fabra University.

 

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Dr. Tim Christian Wegenast

University of Mannheim
School of Social Sciences
Political Science
A 5, 6
A – Room A 326
68159 Mannheim
Uta Hylla, M.A.

Uta Hylla, M.A.

Secretary's Office for Assistant Professors
University of Mannheim
School of Social Sciences
A 5,6 Building A – Room A 413
68159 Mannheim
Phone: +49 621 181-2417
Fax: +49 621 181-1997
E-mail: uta.hylla(at)sowi.uni-mannheim.de
Consultation hour(s):
Mon–Fri 10 a.m. – 12 noon