Sebastian Möller has been a research associate and doctoral student in the research group since October 2014. Sebastian holds a BA degree in Political Science and History from the University of Wuppertal and a MA degree in Political Science from the Goethe University Frankfurt. He also studied International Political Economy at the University of Southampton (UK).
In his dissertation project on local budgets and global finance, Sebastian analyzes the the engagement of European municipal governments in the derivatives market. Particularly, he is interested in the role of transnational service firms as drivers of the financialization of local governance. Besides municipal financial market activities and transnational regulation of global finance, his research interests include the EU´s trade policy and the rise of emerging markets from the Global South. Currently, Sebastian is teaching International Political Economy (with a particular focus on the recent financial crisis) at the Univiersities of Bremen and Wuppertal.
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