Kerstin Martens

Kerstin Martens

  • Prof. Dr.
  • International Relations and World Society
  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • University of Bremen
  • martensk@uni-bremen.de

Research Interests

  • International organizations
  • Non-governmental organizations
  • OECD
  • Education policy
  • Global governance

Positions

2009 - present     

Professor (W2) “International Relations and World Society”, 5-year fixed-term, University Bremen, Germany

2007 - 2009     

Assistant Professor (Juniorprofessorin W1), “International Relations and World Society”, University of Bremen, Germany

2008     

Senior Fellow, American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS), Johns Hopkins University, Washington, DC, USA


Education & Degrees

1999 - 2003     

Ph.D., Studies in Social and Political Science, European University Institute, Florence, Italy

1994 - 1998     

Studies of Political Science, Modern History, Applied Cultural Studies, International Law and International Relations, Universities of Münster (Germany), Bordeaux (France) and Nottingham (United Kingdom)


Scholarships, Awards and Honors

2010     

Admittance to the AcademiaNet-Portal, Robert-Bosch Foundation, Promotion of excellent female scientists

2008     

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS), Johns Hopkins University, Washington (DC), USA

2007 - present     

Member of the “Junge Akademie”, Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences, Germany

2001 - 2003     

Ph.D. Scholarship of the European University Institute, Florence, Italy

1999 - 2001     

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Ph.D. studies at the European University Institute Florence, Florence, Italy

1997 - 1998     

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) M.A. studies at the University of Nottingham, UK

1994 - 1998     

German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes), Study Scholarship

2010     

Admittance to the AcademiaNet-Portal, Robert-Bosch Foundation, Promotion of excellent female scientists


List of the ten most relevant publications

1.     

Martens, Kerstin & Dennis Diemann (2013) When Do Numbers Count? The Differential Impact of the PISA Rating & Ranking on Education Policy in Germany and the U.S., in: German Politics 22:3, 314-332

2.     

Knodel, Philipp, Kerstin Martens, Daniel de Olano & Marie Popp, Eds. (2010): Das PISA-Echo - Internationale Reaktionen auf die Bildungsstudie, Frankfurt am Main: Campus (series: Transformations of the State)

3.     

Jakobi, Anja P., Kerstin Martens & Klaus Dieter Wolf, Eds. (2010): Education in Political Science - Discovering a Neglected Field, London: Routledge (series: ECPR Studies in European Political Science)

4.     

Jakobi, Anja & Kerstin Martens, Eds. (2010) Mechanisms of OECD Governance – International Incentives for National Policy Making, Oxford: Oxford University Press

5.     

Martens, Kerstin, Alexander-Kenneth Nagel, Michael Windzio & Ansgar Weymann, Eds. (2010) Transformation of Education Policy, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan

6.     

Jakobi, Anja, Kerstin Martens & Klaus Dieter Wolf, Eds. (2010) Education in Political Science – Discovering a Neglected Field, London: Routledge

7.     

Martens, Kerstin, Alessandra Rusconi & Kathrin Leuze, Eds. (2007) New Arenas of Educational Governance – The Impact of International Organisations and Markets on Educational Policymaking, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan

8.     

Jakobi, Anja & Kerstin Martens (2007) Diffusion und Konvergenz durch internationale Organisationen: Der Einfluss der OECD in der Bildungspolitik, in: Katharina Holzinger, Helge Jörgens & Christoph Knill, (Eds.), Diffusion und Konvergenz von Politiken (special issue, Politische Vierteljahresschrift), Wiesbaden: Westdeutscher Verlag, 247-270

9.     

Martens, Kerstin & Klaus Dieter Wolf (2006) Paradoxien der Neuen Staatsräson – Die Internationalisierung der Bildungspolitik in der EU und der OECD, in: Zeitschrift für Internationale Beziehungen 13:2, 145-176

10.     

Martens, Kerstin (2006) Institutionalizing Societal Activism into Structures of Global Governance – Amnesty International and the United Nations System, in: Journal of International Relations and Development, 9:4, 371-395


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