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Prof. Dr. Dirk Messner, Direktor des Deutschen Instituts für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)

since 2003

Director of the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)

since 2013

Co-Chair of the German Advisory Council on Global Change (Wissenschaftlicher Beirat globale Umweltveränderungen WBGU) to the German Federal Government

since 2011

Co-Director
Käte Hamburger Kolleg / Centre for Global Cooperation Research

since 2006

Professor for Political Science
University of Duisburg-Essen

2003

Professor for International Political Economy
Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich
Geschwister Scholl Institute for Political Science

2002-2004

Free University of Berlin
Adjunct Professor for Political Science
Faculty of Economics and Social Science

2002

Free University of Berlin
Habilitation
subject of the thesis:
"Desafíos de la globalización en América Latina"

1995-2003

Academic Director of the
Institute of Development and Peace /
Institut für Entwicklung und Frieden (INEF)

of the University Duisburg-Essen; Duisburg

1995

Free University of Berlin
Dissertation (summa cum laude)
(Dr. rer. pol.)

subject of the thesis:
"The Network Society: International Competitiveness as a Problem of Social Governance"

1989-1995

German Development Institute/ Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
Researcher
Dept. "Industrialisation; newly indutrialising countries"
Regional focus: Latin America

1982-1988

Free University of Berlin and Sogang University Seoul. Studies in Political Science and Economics