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Dr. Angela Geck

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Function Coordinator of the MA and teacher training programs of the Department of Political Science, Lecturer
Office hours

In my office usually Mon. 1.30 - 2.30 pm and Wed., 12.45 - 1.45 p.m.

Please make an appointment at: https://calendly.com/angela-geck/sprechstunde

 

Via Zoom usually Fri. 2.00 - 3.00 p.m.

Please make an appointment at:

https://calendly.com/angela-geck-zoom/sprechstunde

Adress

Department of Political Sciences,
Rempartstraße 15, 79085 Freiburg

Room

4312

Phone

0761/ 203-3467

E-Mail angela.geck@politik.uni-freiburg.de

 

Academic CV

 

since 10/2023Coordinator of the MA and teacher training programs of the Department of Political Science, University of Freiburg
since 10/2012

Lecturer and Researcher at the Department of Political Science, University of Freiburg

Since 2022: Organization of the trinational summer school, École d'été trinationale - Trinationale Sommerschule , together with the Institut d'Études Politiques (IEP) Strasbourg, the University of Applied Sciences Kehl and the Department of Social Sciences of the University of Basel

05/2018 - 09/2020 Managing assistant at the Chair for International Relations

06/2017 - 04/2018:  Participation in the BMBF-funded research project „Raising Transformative Ambitions - the Contribution of Effective Climate Policy Instruments“, in cooperation with the Chair of Forest and Environmental Policy, University of Freiburg, and Perspectives Climate Research gGmbH

11/2012 - 09/2017: Coordinator of the BA program Political Science

10/2017 - 03/2018

Researcher at the University College Freiburg (UCF), participation in the pilot project on Authority and Legitimacy of International Organizations in the Process of Implementation Monitoring, funded by the Innovation Fund Research of the University of Freiburg

03/2015

Ph.D. in Political Science, supervised by Prof. Dr. Jürgen Rüland, Department of Political Science, University of Freiburg, dissertation topic: The Power to Argue. Practices of Strategic Arguing and Power in the WTO Negotiations

05/2007 - 09/2012

Ph. D. Scholarship by the Landesgraduiertenstiftung Baden-Württemberg, with interruptions because of employment:

04/2011 - 03/2012: Researcher, lecturer and coordinator of the Erasmus exchange program, Department of Political Science, University of Freiburg

10/2008 - 09/2009: Researcher, lecturer and student councelor, Department of Political Science, University of Freiburg

06/2006M.A. in Political Science, Sociology and Philosophy, University of Freiburg

Teaching

Summer term 2024

Research project with mentoring

Exercise course on advanced qualitative methods

Basic course: Rising powers - theoretical approaches and academic debates

Summer term 2023 Advanced course: Rising powers and international norms

Winter term 2022/23

Basic course: Fundamentals of International Relations
Summer term 2022 Basic course: Fundamentals of International Relations
Winter term 2021/22 Advanced course: The trade policy of emerging powers
Summer term 2021 Basic course: Fundamentals of International Relations
Winter term 2020/21 Basic course: Fundamentals of International Relations

Summer term 2020

Advanced course: Inequality – explanations, discourses and political mobilization at the national and international level

Winter term 2019/20

Basic course: Fundamentals of International Relations

Summer term 2019

Advanced course: Migration, gender and development - perspectives from the Global South
(in cooperation with Dr. Stefan Rother)

Basic course: Fundamentals of International Relations

Winter term 2018/19

Advanced course: The political economy of climate change

Exercise course accompanying the lecture ”Introduction to Political Science“

Summer term 2017

Basic course: The concept of development, criticism and alternatives

Summer term 2016

Basic course: Fundamentals of International Relations

Winter term 2015/16

Exercise course accompanying the lecture ”Introduction to Political Science“

Summer term 2015

Basic course: Fundamentals of International Relations

Basic course: The changing politics of the World Trade Organization

Winter term 2014/15

Preparatory course: Introduction to Political Sciences

Exercise course accompanying the lecture ”Introduction to Political Science”

Winter term 2013/14

Basic course: European agricultural policy in the multilevel-governance-system

Summer term 2013

Basic Course: The power of language in international relations

Winter term 2012/13

Basic course: European green cities and their role in global environmental governance (in cooperation with Dr. Astrid Carrapatoso)

Winter term 2011/12

Basic course: Who decides what's for dinner? Actors in international agricultural politics

Summer term 2011

Basic course: Introduction to Foreign Trade Policy

Summer term 2009

Basic course: Who has the power? Debates about a fundamental concept of political theory

Basic course: From degenerated form of state to global norm: Democracy in the history of political thought

Winter term 2008/09

Preparatory course: Introduction to Political Science, with a field trip to Straßburg

Basic course: The WTO in the Doha-Round

Summer term 2008

Basic Course: The global trade regime, with a five day field trip to Geneva

 

Research interests

  • International Institutions
  • International negotiations
  • Power and inequality in international politics
  • trade policy
  • Development policy
  • Climate policy

Publications

Conference papers and presentations

  • Geck, Angela (2020):Global value chains, fair competition and development: current debates in the WTO and their implications for the norms of the world trade regime. Paper presented at the annual conference of the International Relations section of the German Political Science Association (IB-Sektionstagung der DVPW), 7.-9.10.2020
  • Geck, Angela (2020): Colonial Continuities in the world trade regime and the failed development round of the WTO. Presentation at the Webinar Series "Postcolonial Perspective on Protest and Reform in the Global Political Economy", organized by the Junior Research Group 17 of the Hand Böckler Foundation at the University of Kassel, 15-18.09.2020.
  • Geck, Angela; Mikalay, Mila (2020): Expert bodies' styles in treating monitoring and state compliance. Paper presented at the ECPR General Conference Virtual Event 24-28 August 2020.
  • Mikalayeva, Liudmila; Geck, Angela (2018): Court, Mediator, Facilitator: How Three Monitoring Bodies of the Council of Europe Define their Role and Adjust their Working Methods. Paper presented at the ECPR General Conference 22‐25 August 2018 in Hamburg.
  • Geck, Angela (2018): Effectiveness, efficiency and/or legitimacy – what are the (implicit) ideals in the literature on regime complexity, fragmentation, and norm contestation? Paper presented at the ECPR General Conference 22-25 August 2018 in Hamburg.
  • Geck, Angela (2018): Beyond Effectiveness – Towards a Power-Sensitive Approach to the Analysis and Evaluation of International Institutions. Paper presented at the EWIS workshop on Exploitation and the Design of Global Economic Institutions, 6 – 9 May 2018 in Groningen.
  • Geck, Angela (2017): The neoliberal content of WTO norms: Re-regulation rather than deregulation. Paper presented at the International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Convention, 22.2. – 25.2.2017 in Baltimore.
  • Weinhardt, Clara; Geck, Angela (2017): The changing discourse on development within the trade regime. Paper presented at the International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Convention, 22.2. – 25.2.2017 in Baltimore.
  • Geck, Angela (2016): Development through liberalization or development before liberalization? A discursive struggle about the norms of the multilateral trade regime. Paper presented at the International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Convention, 16.3. - 19.3.2016 in Atlanta.
  • Geck, Angela (2015): Who may say what in WTO negotiations. Discursive power and resistance connected to the norms of the world trade regime. Paper presented at the workshop on “Norms, Ideas, Heuristics: Cognitive Approaches to World Trade Politics”, 28.5. - 29.5.2015 in St. Gallen.
  • Geck, Angela (2014): Diskursive Formationen als Möglichkeitsräume argumentativen Handelns. Zur Verbindung zweier diskurstheoretischer Perspektiven. Papier vorgestellt bei der Offenen Sektionstagung Internationale Politik der DVPW, 25.9. bis 27.9.2014 in Magdeburg.
  • Geck, Angela (2013): The Double-Edged Sword of the Development Frame. Discursive power and strategic arguing in the WTO negotiations on cotton. Paper presented at the workshop on "Competition Between Conflict and Cooperation," 13.6. - 14.6. 2013 in Freiburg.
  • Geck, Angela (2013): Arguing and Power in the WTO. Paper presented at the Themenoffenen Tagung der IPÖ-NachwuchswissenschaftlerInnen "Dominanz der Ökonomie, Wiedererwachen der Politik, internationale politische Ökonomie?", 21.3. -22.3.2013 in Heidelberg.

 

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