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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Comparative Politics

Prof. Dr. Ellen M. Immergut

Name
Prof. Dr. Ellen M. Immergut
Status
Professor
Email
ellen.m.immergut (at) sowi.hu-berlin.de

Visiting address
Universitätsstraße 3b , Room 413b
Phone number
0049 (0)30 2093-1692
Fax
0049 (0)30 2093-1693
Mailing address
Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin

Vita

Editorial Boards and Professional Service

Publications

Research Grants and Projects


Vita

since 2002 Professor (C4) for Comparative Politics, Humboldt University Berlin
1994 - 2002 Professor (C3) for Political Theory, University of Konstanz
1991 - 1994 Ford International Development Chair, Associate Professor of Political Science for Public Policy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1987 - 1991 Assistant Professor of Political Science for Public Policy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1986 - 1987 Lecturer in Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1987 Ph.D., Harvard University, Department of Sociology
1983 M.A., Harvard University, Department of Sociology
1979 B.A., Harvard University, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Editorial Boards and Professional Service

2012 - 2014 Speaker, Berlin Graduate School of Social Sciences, Funded by DFG Excellence Initiative, 2007-2014.
2012 - Board Member, European Politics & Society Section of APSA
2011 Committee Member, Israel Committee of Higher Education Review of Political Science Departments in Israel
since 2008 Member, International Advisory Board, Scandinavian Political Studies
since 2007 Editor, Member, Editorial Board, Der moderne Staat - Zeitschrift für Public Policy, Recht und Management
since 1994 Editorial Board, Journal of Health Policy, Politics and Law
2008 - 2009 Chair, American Political Science Association Gabriel A. Almond Award Committee for the Best Dissertation in Comparative Politics
2006 - 2008 Member, Strategic Review Committee, European University Institute, Florence
2006 - 2008 Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Health Economics, Policy and Law
2003 - 2008 Member, Research Council, European University Institute, Florence
2006 - 2007 Member, J. David Greenstone Book Award Committee of the Politics and History Section of the American Political Science Association

Publications (Selection)

2014 "How electoral vulnerability affects pension politics: Introducing a concept, measure and empirical application", (with Tarik Abou-Chadi), European Journal of Political Research 53(2): 269-287.
2013 "Veto-Points and the Environment", (with Matthias Orlowski), in: Klaus Armingeon (ed.) Staatstätigkeiten, Parteien und Demokratie. Festschrift für Manfred G. Schmidt. Wiesbaden: Springer VS. p. 205-217.
2011 "Schwerpunktheft: Institutionen und Umweltpolitik in Deutschland", ed. with Matthias Orlowski, dms - der moderne staat, 4(1): 61-150.
2010 "Political Institutions",  in: Frank G. Castles, Stephan Leibfried, Jane Lewis, Herbert Obinger und Christopher Pierson (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of The Welfare State. Oxford: Oxford University Press. p. 227-240.
2010 "The Politics of the Obama Health Reform, or, It’s the Veto Points!",  States, Power, and Societies,  Newsletter of the Political Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association, 15(2): 2,5,7.
2008 "Historical Institutionalism and West European Politics", (with Karen M. Anderson), West European Politics, 31(1-2): 345-369.
2007 The Oxford Handbook of West European Pension Politics, ed. with Karen Anderson and Isabelle Schulze. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 932 p. (Paperback edition, 2009).
2006 "Crisis of Governance: Institutions and the Politics of Change in Japan and Europe", ed. mit Ikuo Kume, Special Issue of Governance, 19(1): 1-133.
2006 "Institutional Constraints",  in: Michael Moran, Martin Rein und Robert Goodin (Hg.) The Oxford Handbook of Public Policy. Oxford: Oxford University Press. p. 557-571.
2006 "Paradigms of Change in Political Science: Historical-Institutionalism and the Problem of Change", in: Andreas Wimmer und Reinhart Kößler (eds.) Understanding Change: Models, Methodologies and Metaphors. New York/Basingstoke:  Palgrave/Macmillan. p. 237-259.

Research Grants and Projects

2013 - 2016

"The Impact of Electoral Vulnerability on Institutional Change: Recalibrating Public Policies in the Areas of Pensions, Agriculture and Citizenship." (IM 35/3-1) Project funded by the German National Science Foundation  (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, (DFG), Principal Investigator.
2001 - 2005 "Political Economy of Pension Politics" (A 16 Country study of Pension Politics from 1980 to 2003 funded by the German National Science Foundation (DFG) (BR 740/12-1,3), Co-Principal Investigator.