Head of Research Unit 3

Dr. Rainer Baumann

Other Colleagues

Käte Hamburger Kolleg / Centre for Global Cooperation Research
Schifferstraße 196
47059 Duisburg
Germany

Tel: +49 (0)203 29861-111
Fax:+49 (0)203 29861-199
E-mail: baumann@spam protectgcr21.uni-due.de

Research Interests

  • Foreign Policy Analysis
  • International Relations Theory
  • Global Governance
  • Non-State Actors
  • Social Science Methodology
  • Qualitative Methods

Current Projects

  • Non-State Actors in State Delegations at International Conferences
  • Causal Mechanisms in Social Scientific Research

Vita

10/2008-02/2012 Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS), University of Bremen
Assistant Professor
Coordinator of the Thematic Field on "Global Integration"
10/2005-09/2008 Graduate School of Social Sciences, University of Bremen
Assistant Professor
Coordinator of the Thematic Field on "Transnational Relations and Political Theory"
2004-2005 University of Frankfurt/Main
Social Science Department
Adjunct Lecturer
2005 University of Frankfurt/Main
Dissertation (Dr. phil.)
10/1999-09/2004 University of Frankfurt/Main
Social Science Department
Researcher and Lecturer in the area of German and European Foreign Policy (Prof. Gunter Hellmann)
04/1997-09/1999 Institute of Political Science, University of Tübingen
Research Associate
Collaborator in DFG-funded project on "German Foreign Policy after Unification" (Prof. Volker Rittberger)
1995 OSCE Secretariat, Vienna
Intern
1994 Brookings Institution, Washington D.C.
Intern
1993 Center for Transatlantic Foreign and Security Policy, Berlin
Intern
1993-1994 Indiana University, Bloomington, USA
Visiting Student of Political Science and American Studies
1990-1996 FU Berlin
Dipl. Pol. in Political Science

Selected Publications

Baumann, Rainer / Klaus Dingwerth (2015): Global Governance vs Empire: Why World Order Moves towards Heterarchy and Hierarchy, in: Journal of International Relations and Development 18: 1, 104-128

Hellmann, Gunther / Wolfgang Wagner / Rainer Baumann (2014): Deutsche Außenpolitik. Eine Einführung <German foreign policy. An Introduction>, 2. Auflage, Grundwissen Politik, Band 39, Wiesbaden: Springer VS

Baumann, Rainer / F rank Stengel (2014): Foreign Policy Analysis, Globalization and Non-State Actors: State-Centric After all?, in: Journal of International Relations and Development 17: 4, 489-521

Baumann, Rainer (2013): Konstruktivismus <Constructivism>, in: Andreas Fischer-Lescano/Peter Mayer (eds.): Transformation von Recht und Politik globaler Sicherheit, Frankfurt am Main/New York: Campus Verlag, 187-208

Baumann, Rainer / Peter  Mayer / Bernhard  Zangl (eds.) (2011): International Relations. The Great Debates. An Elgar Reference Collection, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar (3 volumes, vol 1: Substantive Debates, vol 2: Ontological and Epistemological Debates, vol 3: Normative Debates)

Baumann, Rainer (2010): Multilateralismus. Die Wandlungen eines vermeintlichen  Kontinutitätselements der deutschen Außenpolitik <Multilateralism. The Transformation of an Alleged Element of Continuity in German Foreign Policy> in: Thomas Jäger / Alexander Höse / Kai Oppermann (eds.): Deutsche Außenpolitik, 2nd Edition, Wiesbaden: VS-Verlag, 468-487

Baumann, Rainer (2007): Deutschland als Europas Zentralmacht <Germany as Europe's Central Power> in: Siegmar Schmidt / Gunther Hellmann / Reinhard Wolf (eds.): Handbuch zur deutschen Außenpolitik, Wiesbaden: VS-Verlag, 62-72

Gunther Hellmann, in cooperation with Rainer Baumann and Wolfgang Wagner (2006): Deutsche Außenpolitik. Eine Einführung <German Foreign Policy. An Introduction>, Wiesbaden: VS Verlag

Baumann, Rainer (2006): Der Wandel des deutschen Multilateralismus. Eine diskursanalytische Untersuchung deutscher Außenpolitik <The Transformation of German Multilateralism. A Discourse Analysis of German Foreign Policy, 1988-2000>, Reihe „Internationale Beziehungen“, Bd. 4, Baden-Baden: Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft.

Baumann, Rainer / Wolfgang Wagner / Monika Bösche / Gunther Hellmann (2006): German Foreign Policy in Europe. An Interactionist Framework of Analysis in: Gunther Hellmann (ed.): Germany and European Integration. New Perspectives in German Studies Series, Houndmills, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 1-28

Baumann, Rainer / Gunther Hellmann/ Monika Bösche/ Benjamin Herborth/ Wolfgang Wagner (2005): De-Europeanization by Default? Germany's EU Policy in Defense and Asylum in: Foreign Policy Analysis 1: 1, 143-164 

Baumann, Rainer (2005): Der Wandel des deutschen Multilateralismus. Verschiebungen im außenpolitischen Diskurs in den 1990er Jahren <The Transformation of German Multilateralism. Shifts in the Foreign Policy Discourse in the 1990s> in: Cornelia Ulbert / Christoph Weller (Hrsg.): Konstruktivistische Analysen der internationalen Politik, Wiesbaden: VS-Verlag, 99-125

Baumann, Rainer (2002): The Transformation of German Multilateralism. Changes in the Foreign Policy Discourse since Unification in: German Politics and Society 20: 4, 1-26

Baumann, Rainer / Volker Rittberger/ Wolfgang Wagner (2001): Neorealist Foreign Policy Theory in: Volker Rittberger (ed.): German Foreign Policy since Unification. An Analysis of Foreign Policy Continuity and Change, Manchester: Manchester University Press, 37-67 (Reprinted in Walter Carlsnaes / Stefano Guzzini (eds.) (2011): Foreign Policy Analysis. Sage Library of International Relations (5-volume set), London: Sage, vol. 2.)       

Baumann, Rainer (2001): Security Policy within NATO in: Volker Rittberger (ed.): German Foreign Policy since Unification. An Analysis of Foreign Policy Continuity and Change, Manchester: Manchester University Press, 141-184

Baumann, Rainer / Gunther Hellmann (2001): Germany and the Use of Military Force: 'Total War', the 'Culture of Restraint', and the Quest for Normality in: German Politics 10: 1, 61-82

Teaching Responsibilities

  • University of Frankfurt/Main
  • University of Bremen (including supervision of PhD Projects, M.A. and B.A. theses)

Expertise and Consulting Work

  • Volkswagen Foundation
  • Foreign Policy Analysis (FPA)
  • Journal of International Relations and Development (JIRD)
  • Politische Vierteljahresschrift (PVS)
  • Zeitschrift für Internationale Beziehungen (ZIB)
  • Zeitschrift für Außen- und Sicherheitspolitik (ZfAS)

Membership

  • American Political Science Association (incl. Sections „Foreign Policy Analysis” and “Qualitative and Multi-Method Research”)
  • German Association for Parliamentary Affairs (Deutsche Vereinigung für Parlamentsfragen)
  • International Studies Association (incl. Sections „Foreign Policy Analysis”, “International Organization” and “International Political Sociology”)
  • Associate Member of the Institute for Intercultural and International Studies (InIIS), University of Bremen (2005-2012)
  • German Association for Political Science (DVPW), 2002-2004 Speaker and 2000-2002 Deputy Speaker of the Young Scholars Group, International Politics Section
  • Associate Member of the Peace Research Institute in Frankfurt (PRIF/HSFK), Research Group on International Organisations (1999-2001)