Frank Nullmeier

Frank Nullmeier

  • Prof. Dr.
  • Political Science (German Politics, Welfare State Research)
  • Center for Social Policy Research (ZeS)
  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • University of Bremen
  • frank.nullmeier@gmx.de

Research Interests

  • Welfare state theory
  • Social policy
  • Political theory
  • Public administration
  • Decision-making processes

Positions

2003 - present     

Member of the Collaborative Research Center 597 “Transformation of the State”, Head of the Research Project “Transformation of Democratic Legitimation via Internationalization and Deparlamentarization”

2002 - present     

Full Professor of Political Science, University of Bremen, Germany

2002 - present     

Head, Department “Theory and Constitution of the Welfare State”, Center for Social Policy Research, University of Bremen, Germany

2006     

Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne, Germany

2000 - 2002     

Full Professor of Political Science, University of Essen, Germany

2000     

Professor of Social Policy, University of Konstanz (temporary replacement for Professor Jens Alber), Germany

1997 - 2000     

Head of the Research Project “University Development“, University of Hamburg, funded by the Volkswagen Foundation, Germany

1991 - 1997     

Assistant Professor, Institute for Political Science, University of Hamburg, Germany

1987 - 1991     

Research Fellow, Institute for Political Science, University of Hannover, Germany

1986     

Research Fellow, Interdisciplinary Center for Didactics of Higher Education, University of Hamburg, Germany

1985 - 1988     

Lecturer, University of Hamburg, Germany

1981 - 1985     

Research Fellow, Institute of Public Finance, University of Hamburg; Doctoral Research Fellowship, University of Hamburg, Germany


Education & Degrees

1998     

Habilitation, Political Science, University of Hamburg, Germany

1990     

Ph.D. (Dr. rer.pol.), University of Hamburg, Germany

1981     

Diploma in Political Science, University of Hamburg, Germany

1975 - 1981     

Studies of Political Science, Economics, Sociology, and Philosophy, University of Hamburg, Germany


List of the ten most relevant publications

1.     

Schneider, Steffen, Achim Hurrelmann, Zuzana Krell-Laluhová, Frank Nullmeier & Achim Wiesner (2010) Democracy’s Deep Roots. Why the Nation State Remains Legitimate, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan

2.     

Gronau, Jennifer, Martin Nonhoff, Frank Nullmeier & Steffen Schneider (2009) Zur Politisierung internationaler Institutionen. Der Fall G 8, in: Zeitschrift für internationale Beziehungen 16:2, 237-267

3.     

Gronau, Jennifer; Martin Nonhoff, Frank Nullmeier & Steffen Schneider (2009) Spiele ohne Brot. Die Legitimationskrise der G 8, in: Leviathan 37:1, 117-143

4.     

Nullmeier, Frank & Tanja Pritzlaff (2009) Zu einer Theorie politischer Praktiken, in: Österreichische Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft 38:1, 7-22

5.     

Hurrelmann, Achim, Zuzana Krell-Laluhová, Frank Nullmeier, Steffen Schneider & Achim Wiesner (2009) Why the democratic nation-state is still legitimate: A study of media discourses, in: European Journal of Political Research 48:4, 483-515

6.     

Nullmeier, Frank (2008) Strategische Kommunikationsberatung. Öffentliche Diskurse zwischen Veto und Wandel, in: Zeitschrift für Politikberatung 1:2, 157-169

7.     

Baumgarten, Britta, Frank Nullmeier, Tanja Pritzlaff & Anne C. Weihe (2008) Entscheiden in Gremien. Von der Video-Aufzeichnung zur Prozessanalyse, Wiesbaden: VS

8.     

Hurrelmann, Achim, Frank Nullmeier & Steffen Schneider (2007): Exploring the Communicative Dimension of Legitimacy: Text Analytical Approaches, in: Achim Hurrelmann, Steffen Schneider & Jens Steffek (Eds.), Legitimacy in an Age of Global Politics, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 126-155

9.     

Nullmeier, Frank (2005) Knowledge and Decision Making, in: Sabine Maasen & Peter Weingart (Eds.), Democratization of Expertise? Exploring Novel Forms of Scientific Advice in Political Decision-Making, Dordrecht: Springer, 123-134

10.     

Nullmeier, Frank (2000) Politische Theorie des Sozialstaates, Frankfurt/M.: Campus


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