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Prof. Dr. Cathleen Kantner

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Universität Stuttgart
Institut für Sozialwissenschaften (SOWI)

Abteilung für Internationale Beziehungen
und Europäische Integration (SOWI III)

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70174 Stuttgart

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Curriculum Vitae Since 2010 Professor of International Relations and European Integration at the Institute of Social Sciences, University of Stuttgart.

2010 Professorial dissertation (Habilitation), Free University of Berlin.

2006/2007 and 2009/2010 Marie-Curie-Fellow at the Robert Schuman Centre of Advanced studies (RSCAS), European University Institute, Florence, Italy.

2005-2010 Research fellow at the Center for European Integration, Otto-Suhr-Institute, Free University of Berlin.

2004-2005 Vincent Wright Fellow in Comparative Politics at the RSCAS, European University Institute, Florence, Italy.

2003-2005 Lecturer at the Institute of Social Sciences of the Bundeswehr, Strausberg.

2002 PhD graduation in Political Science at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin with the dissertation „Transnationale Öffentlichkeit und die Demokratiefähigkeit der Europäischen Union“.

1998-2003 Research assistant at the Institute of Social Sciences, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.

Courses - Winter term 2015/2016

Positions in the academic administration

  • Vice Rector for Academic Affairs and Continuing Education (since October 2015)
  • Dean of Studies at the Institute of Social Sciences (2012-2015)
  • Vice director of the Institute for Social Sciences (2012-2015)
  • Partnership coordinator for the University of Hohenheim (BA, MA Communication Science, MA International Economics) (since 2010)
  • Erasmus-organisation for the Institute for Social Sciences (since 2010)

Research projects

  • Co-proposer of the successful FMER (Federal Ministry of Education and Research) project proposal CRETA (Centre for Reflective Text Analysis) (from 2015)
  • Deputy Speaker of the FMER research project Clarin-D work package 4 „Discipline Specific Working Groups“ and Head of the Discipline Specific Working Group 8 „Content Analytical Methods in the Social Sciences“ (since 2014)

Positions outside the University of Stuttgart

  • Member of the Infocore advisory board (FP 7 Collaborative Research Project) (since 2015)
  • Deputy Speaker of Clarin-D work package 4 “Discipline Specific Working Groups” and deputy member of the Clarin-D steering group (since 2014)

Current research interests

International Relations: Theories of IR, constructivist approaches to IR, transnational political communication, strategic studies and military sociology

European studies: European public spheres, European identity, democracy deficit of the EU, CFSP/CSDP

Political sociology, political and sociological theory: Institutional theory, collective identities, political communication and public spheres

Methodology: Transnational, comparative, quantitative and qualitative media content analysis, corpus linguistics in text analysis, eHumanities

Publications

Monographs:

Articles and working papers:

Edited books:

  • Wagner, W. and Kantner, C., (eds) (2014). „The EU’s Common Security and Defence Policy and the Challenge of Democratic Legitimacy beyond the Nation-State “. European Security, 23(4) (Forum with contributions by Matthias Dembinski, Jutta Joachim, Cathleen Kantner, Dirk Peters, and Wolfgang Wagner).

  • Kantner, C. (seit 2011). "International Relations Working Paper Series “. Stuttgart: Stuttgart University .

  • Del Sarto, R. / Kantner, C. / Liberatore, A. (eds) (2006). ”Security and Democracy in the European Union ”. European Security 15 (4) (Special Issue mit Beiträgen von Didier Bigo, Giovanna Bono, Raffaella Del Sarto, Philipp Everts, Pierangelo Isernia, Cathleen Kantner, Angela Liberatore, Lars-Erik Lundin, Ian Manners, Björn Müller-Wille, Kyriakos Revelas, Ursula Schröder).

  • Seidel, T. / Tietz, U. / Kantner, C. (eds) (2004). ”Institutionen”. Berliner Debatte Initial 15 (5/6) (Schwerpunktheft mit Beiträgen von Christoph Hubig, Cathleen Kantner, Tom Seidel, Gerhard Schönrich, Udo Tietz).

  • Kantner, C. (ed.) (2004). “Military Affairs”. Berliner Debatte Initial 15 (5/6) (Schwerpunktheft mit Beiträgen von Aykut Çelebi, Ece Göztepe, Gerhard Kümmel, Nina Leonhard, Sammi Sandawi, Ünsal Sigri, Joseph Soeters, Erhan Tanerçan und Kadir Varoglu).

  • Kantner, C. (ed.) (2003). ”Pflege des öffentlichen Raums”. Berliner Debatte Initial 14 (4/5) (Schwerpunktheft mit Beiträgen von Friedhelm Neidhardt, Markus Rettich und Winfried Schröder).

  • Kantner, C. (ed.) (2003). ”Indien: Postkoloniale Moderne”. Berliner Debatte Initial 14 (3) (Schwerpunktheft mit Beiträgen von Florian Becker-Ritterspach, Julia Eckert, Thomas Hansen, Rohini Hensman, Shalini Randeria und Christian Wagner).

  • Kantner, C. (ed.) (2002). ”Europäische Öffentlichkeit”. Berliner Debatte Initial 13 (5/6) (Schwerpunktheft mit Beiträgen von Klaus Eder, Jochen Hille, Peter A. Kraus, Thomas Risse, Simone Ruppertz-Rausch, Thomas Schmidt, Stefan Tobler, Hans-Jörg Trenz und Marianne van de Steeg).

  • Kantner, C. (ed.) (2001). ”Israel zwischen Postzionismus und Ethnopolitik”. Berliner Debatte Initial 12 (2) (Schwerpunktheft mit Beiträgen von Hagai Boas, Hanna Herzog, Baruch Kimmerling, Uta Klein, Shoham Melamed und Moshe Zuckermann).

  • Geppert, M./ Kantner, C. (ed.) (1999). ”Innovation im ‚stahlharten Gehäuse‘”. Berliner Debatte Initial 10 (3) (Schwerpunktheft mit Beiträgen von Dirk Baecker, Günther Bechtle, Doris Blutner, Thomas Edeling, Stefan Kühl, Harm Kuper, Hans Merkens und Roger Sitter).