Faculty of Social Sciences, Economics, and Business Administration

Chair of Comparative Politics

Professor

Prof. Dr. Thomas Saalfeld

Feldkirchenstr. 21

96046 Bamberg

Tel.: +49 (0) 951 863-2555

thomas.saalfeld(at)uni-bamberg.de

Curriculum Vitae

Seit 2009:Professor of Political Science at the University of Bamberg
2008-2009:Professor of Political Science at the University of Kent Canterbury
2005-2008:Reader in Political Science at the University of Kent Canterbury
1999-2005:Senior Lecturer in Politics at the University of Kent at Canterbury
1996-1999:Lecturer in Politikwissenschaft an der University of Kent at Canterbury
1993-1995:Lecturer ("Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter") in Political Sociology at the Technische Universität Dresden, Germany
1993:Doctor of Philosophy, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (degree classification: "summa cum laude")
1992-1993:Lecturer in Politics at the University of Hull
1987-1991:Research Fellow ("Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter") at the Universität der Bundeswehr München
1980-1987:Study for a joint Magister Artium degree Political Science, Modern History and Communication Studies at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (1980-83 and 1984-87) and the University of Hull (1983-84)

Publications

Research projects

  • Economic Crises and Cabinet Stability in European Democracies 1919-2009 (outline)
  • Bargaining and Conflict Management in German Coalition Politics (outline)
  • Parliamentary Questions as a Means of Political Communication
  • Representation of Ethnic Minorities in Parliaments of Liberal Democracies

Editorships and functions