Dr. Mathis Lohaus

Research Associate

Chair of International Relations and Regional Studies
Baderstraße 4/5, Room 2.02
Tel.: +49 3834 420-3159
Fax: +49 3834 420-3153

mathis.lohaus(at)uni-greifswald(dot)de

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Vita

Since 2016
Research associate at the Chair of International Relations and Regional Studies, Prof. Margit Bussmann, University of Greifswald

2016
Dr. rer. pol. (Ph.D.) Political Science, Freie Universität Berlin

2012-2016
Doctoral student at the Berlin Graduate School for Transnational Studies, Freie Universität Berlin

2009-2012
M.A. Political Science, Freie Universität Berlin

2006-2009
B.A. Political Science, University of Bremen

Research Interests
(Anti-)Corruption, particularly at the international level
International organizations and international law
Policy and norm diffusion
Comparative regionalism
Teaching experience

WS 2017 Global Norms and Transnational Activism – M.A.

WS 2017 Introduction to International Political Economy – M.A.

WS 2017 Regionalism: Theory und Empirical Comparison – B.A.

WS 2017 European Union Foreign Policy – B.A.

SS 2017 Globalization and the Fight Against "Illicit" Financial Flows - M.A.

SS 2017 Qualitative Methods in Political Science – M.A.

SS 2017 Tutorial for the Introduction to International Relations – B.A., two groups

WS 2016 International Political Economy: Theories and Topics – M.A., in English

WS 2016 European Union Foreign Policy – B.A.

WS 2016 Regionalism in World Politics – B.A.

WS 2016 Political Roleplaying, Simulations and Scenarios – General Studies

SS 2016 The Dark Side of Globalization? Corruption, Money Laundering etc. – M.A.

SS 2016 Qualitative Methods in Political Science – M.A.

SS 2016 Tutorial for the Introduction to International Relations (BA, two groups)

WS 2015 Research Design and Qualitative Methods in Political Science – B.A./M.A., Freie Universität Berlin

WS 2014 Intro to Political Science Topics and Methods – M.A. European Studies, Freie Universität Berlin

WS 2014 Research Design and Qualitative Methods in Political Science – B.A./M.A., Freie Universität Berlin

WS 2013 Research Design and Qualitative Methods in Political Science – B.A./M.A., Freie Universität Berlin

Publications

“What is the 'Anti-Corruption' Norm in Global Politics? Norm Robustness and Contestation in the Transnational Governance of Corruption.” Co-authored with Ellen Gutterman. In: Corruption and Norms. Why Informal Rules Matter. Edited by Ina Kubbe and Annika Engelbert. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

“Ever closer or lost at sea? Scenarios for the future of transatlantic relations.” Co-authored with Sonja Kaufmann. Futures. The journal of policy, planning and futures studies. 2017 (in press)

“The ‘transatlantic Frankenstein’.” Co-authored with Sebastian Feyock and Crister Garrett. In: European Union in the World 2025: Scenarios for EU relations with its neighbours and strategic partners. Edited by Monika Sus and Franziska Pfeifer. London: LSE / Dahrendorf Forum 2016, 9-12.

“Ahead of the Curve: The Organization of American States as Pioneer of International Anti-Corruption Efforts.” In: Governance Transfer by Regional Organizations. Patching Together A Global Script. Edited by Tanja A. Börzel and Vera van Hüllen. London: Palgrave Macmillan 2015.

“Governance Transfer by the Organization of American States.” 2013. SFB-Governance Working Paper Series, No. 49, Collaborative Research Center (SFB) 700, Berlin, December 2013.

“Governance Transfer by Regional Organizations. Following a Global Script?” Co-authored with Tanja A. Börzel and Vera van Hüllen. SFB-Governance Working Paper Series, No. 42, Collaborative Research Center (SFB) 700, Berlin, January 2013.

Roads to Regionalism. Genesis, Design, and Effects of Regional Organizations. Co-edited with Tanja A. Börzel, Lukas Goltermann and Kai Striebinger. Aldershot: Ashgate 2012.

“Roads to Regionalism: Concepts, Issues, and Cases.” Co-authored with Lukas Goltermann, Alexander Spielau and Kai Striebinger. In: Roads to Regionalism. Genesis, Design, and Effects of Regional Organizations. Edited by Tanja A. Börzel, Lukas Goltermann, Mathis Lohaus and Kai Striebinger. Aldershot: Ashgate 2012.

“MERCOSUR: Integration through Presidents and Paymasters.” Co-authored with Felix Hummel. In: Roads to Regionalism. Genesis, Design, and Effects of Regional Organizations. Edited by Tanja A. Börzel, Lukas Goltermann, Mathis Lohaus and Kai Striebinger. Aldershot: Ashgate 2012.

Conference participation

“Contesting global anti-corruption: Agency, conflicting goals, disappointment.” Meeting of the IR section of the German Political Science Association DVPW in in Bremen, October 4-6, 2017.

“What is the anti-corruption norm in global politics? Norm robustness and contestation in the transnational governance of corruption” (with Ellen Gutterman). Annual Convention of the International Studies Association (ISA) in Baltimore, February 22–25, 2017.

“Has anything changed (for the better)? Post-conflict perceptions of corruption” (with Margit Bussmann). Annual Convention of the International Studies Association (ISA) in Baltimore, February 22–25, 2017.

“Schießen DA-RT und JETS übers Ziel hinaus? Die Debatte um Transparenz qualitativer Daten.” Roundtable participation, meeting of the IR section of the German Political Science Association DVPW in Greifswald, January 12-13, 2017.

“Regional anti-corruption agreements: Diffusion and differentiation.“ Joint conference by DVPW, ÖGPW and SVPW in Heidelberg, September 29-October 1, 2016.

“Anti-corruption at the continental level: Comparing the AU and OAS experiences.” Annual Convention of the International Studies Association (ISA) in Atlanta, March 16–19, 2016.

“Consensus on corruption? A comparative analysis of international commitments.” Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association (APSA) in San Francisco, September 3–6, 2015.

“International anti-corruption agreements in the Global South.” DVPW Comparative Politics Conference in Hamburg, February 25–27, 2015.

“Convergence or Diversity? Comparing the Scope and Legalization of International Anti-Corruption Treaties.” Annual Conference of the Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) in Chicago, April 3–6, 2014.

“Regional Organizations as Defenders and Promoters of Democracy: Comparing the OAS to the Rest of the World.” International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA) in Washington, D.C., May 29–June 1, 2013.

“Right Time, Right Place: The Organization of American States as a Pioneer of Anti-Corruption Conventions.” Annual Convention of the International Studies Association (ISA) in San Francisco, April 3–6, 2013.

“Establishing a Common Set of Rules? Towards a Comparative Analysis of International Efforts in the Fight Against Corruption.” Annual Convention of the International Studies Association (ISA) in San Francisco, April 3–6, 2013, San Francisco.