Prof. Dr. Christian Kreuder-Sonnen

Professor (Jun.-Prof.) of Political Science and International Organizations
Christian Kreuder-Sonnen, Juniorprof. Dr
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07743 Jena
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Professional experience

  • Since 10/2019: Professor (Jun-Prof.) of Political Science and International Organizations (tenure-track), Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
  • 09/2019-02/2020: Visiting Scholar, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • 04/2017-09/2019: Research Fellow, Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB), Departement of Global Governance
  • Scientific Coordinator, DFG research group “Overlapping Spheres of Authority and Interface Conflicts in the Global Order (OSAIC)”
  • 04/2016-03/2017: Research and Teaching Fellow, Chair for International Relations, Geschwister Scholl Institute of Political Science, LMU München
  • 10/2015-12/2015: Junior Visiting Scholar, Nuffield College, University of Oxford
  • 10/2012-03/2016: Research Associate, Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB), Departement of Global Governance
  • 10/2011-09/2012: Research Fellow, Chair for Global Governance, Geschwister-Scholl-Department for Political Science, LMU München

University education

  • 10/2016: PhD (summa cum laude), Freie Universität Berlin
  • 09/2012-09/2015: Doctoral studies at the Berlin Graduate School for Transnational Studies (BTS)
  • 10/2005-07/2011: Magister Artium (M.A.), Political Science, Law and History, LMU München

Stipends and awards

  • 05/2020: Early Career Prize Honorable Mention, awarded by the journal International Affairs for the article “China vs. the WHO” (2019)
  • 03/2020: Chadwick Alger Prize, awarded by International Studies Association for the best monograph in the field of international organizations and multilateralism in the last calendar year
  • 03/2019: Harvard Merit Fellowship for a six-month research stay at the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, University of Harvard
  • 10/2018: Shortlist, PhD dissertation prize, Leibniz-Gemeinschaft, Department of Humanities and Social Science
  • 11/2017: Friends of the WZB Award for the article „Beyond Integration Theory“, published in the Journal of Common Market Studies (2016)
  • 10/2015-12/2015: DAAD scholarship for a research stay at Nuffield College, University of Oxford
  • 2014 & 2015: DAAD scholarships for the participation in international conferences
  • 10/2012-10/2015: PhD scholarship awardedby Fritz Thyssen Foundation
  • 2008-2011: Student scholarship awarded by the Friedrich Ebert Foundation

Reviewer activity

Journals:

  • Contemporary Security Policy (CSP)
  • European Journal of Political Research (EJPR)
  • Global Health Governance (GHG)
  • Global Policy
  • International Affairs
  • International Relations (ir)
  • International Theory (IT)
  • Journal of European Integration (JEI)
  • Journal of European Public Policy (JEPP)
  • Political Studies
  • Security Dialogue (SD)
  • Swiss Political Science Review (SPSR)
  • West European Politics (WEP)
  • Zeitschrift für Internationale Beziehungen (zib)

Book publishers:

  • Oxford University Press (OUP)

Membership in professional associations

  • Deutsche Vereinigung für Politikwissenschaft (DVPW)
  • European Consortium of Political Research (ECPR)
  • International Studies Association (ISA)
Research focus Show content
  • Democracy and constitutionalism
  • Global Governance
  • International Institutions
  • Crisis and emergency politics
  • Legitimation problems of the liberal international order
  • Regime complexity
  • Public international law and legal theory
Publications Show content

Monographs

  • Kreuder-Sonnen, Christian (2019): “Emergency Powers of International Organizations. Between Normalization and Containment,” Oxford: Oxford University Press.

  • Kreuder-Sonnen, Christian (2012): “Der Globale Ausnahmezustand. Carl Schmitt und die Anti-Terror-Politik des UN Sicherheitsrates,” Baden-Baden: Nomos (Inter-nationale Beziehungen 18).

Articles in peer-reviewed journals

  • Kreuder-Sonnen, Christian (forthcoming): “Does Europe Need an Emergency Constitution?” Political Studies
  • Kreuder-Sonnen, Christian and Zürn, Michael (2020): „After Fragmentation. Norm Collisions, Interface Conflicts, and Conflict Management.” Global Constitutionalism 9(2): 241-267.
  • Kreuder-Sonnen, Christian and Zangl, Bernhard (2020): „Zwischen Hoffen und Bangen: Zum Verhältnis von Autorität, Politisierung und Demokratisierung in internationalen Organisationen.“ Zeitschrift für Internationale Beziehungen, 27(1): 5-36. 
  • Kreuder-Sonnen, Christian (2019): “International authority and the emergency problematique. IO empowerment through crises.” International Theory 11(2): 182-210.
  • Kreuder-Sonnen, Christian (2019): “China vs. WHO: A Behavioural Norm Conflict Over Sovereignty and Global Health Security in the SARS crisis.” International Affairs 95(3): 535-552.
  • Kreuder-Sonnen, Christian (2018): “Political Secrecy as Crisis Management and Crisis Exploitation. Active and Reactive Secrecy in European Crisis Politics,” West European Politics 41(4): 958-980.
  • Kreuder-Sonnen, Christian (2018): “An Authoritarian Turn in Europe and European Studies?” Journal of European Public Policy 25(3), 452-464.
  • Joerges, Christian and Kreuder-Sonnen, Christian (2017): “European Studies and the European Crisis: Legal and Political Science Between Critique and Complacency,” European Law Journal 23(1-2), 118-139.
  • Kreuder-Sonnen, Christian and Zangl, Bernhard (2016): “Varieties of contested multilateralism: positive and negative consequences for the constitutionalization of multilateral institutions,” Global Constitutionalism 5(3), 327-343.
  • Kreuder-Sonnen, Christian (2016): “Beyond integration theory: the (anti-) constitutional dimension of European crisis governance,” Journal of Common Market Studies 54(6), 1350-1366.
  • Kreuder-Sonnen, Christian and Zangl, Bernhard (2015): “Which Post-Westphalia? International organizations between constitutionalism and authoritarianism,” European Journal of International Relations 21(3), 568-594.
  • Hanrieder, Tine and Kreuder-Sonnen, Christian (2014): “WHO decides on the exception? Securitization and emergency governance in global health,” Security Dialogue 45(4), 331-348.

Contributions to edited volumes

  • Wisken, Lea and Kreuder-Sonnen, Christian (2020): “Norm collisions in the regime complex for ocean governance: power or legitimacy?” In Seline Trevisanut (Hrsg.): Regime Interaction in Ocean Governance. Leiden: Brill, 124-155.
  • Kreuder-Sonnen, Christian (2019): „Die Entgrenzung des Ausnahmezustands: Globale Krisen, internationale Organisationen und dauerhafte Ermächtigung.“ In Rüdiger Voigt (Hrsg.): Ausnahmezustand. Carl Schmitts Lehre von der kommissarischen Diktatur. 2. Aufl. Baden-Baden: Nomos, 163-184.
  • Kreuder-Sonnen, Christian (2014): “Global Exceptionalism and the Euro-Crisis: Schmittian Challenges to Conflicts-Law Constitutionalism.” In Christian Joerges, Carola Glinski (Hrsg.): The European Crisis and the Transformation of Transnational Governance: Authoritarian Managerialism versus Democratic Governance. Oxford: Hart Publishing, 71-82.
  • Kreuder-Sonnen, Christian (2013): “Die Entgrenzung des Ausnahmezustands: global und permanent?” In Rüdiger Voigt (Hrsg.): Ausnahmezustand. Carl Schmitts Lehre von der kommissarischen Diktatur. Staatsverständnisse, Bd. 57. Baden-Baden: Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft, 163-184.
  • Hanrieder, Tine/Kreuder-Sonnen, Christian (2013): “Souverän durch die Krise: Überforderte Staaten und die (Selbst-)Ermächtigung der WHO.” In Christopher Daase/Stefan Engert/Julian Junk (Hrsg.), Verunsicherte Gesellschaft - Überforderter Staat. Zum Wandel der Sicherheitskultur. Frankfurt/New York: Campus, 169-186.

Interviews and media presence

Discussion papers, Policy Papers, Blogposts (selection)

 

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