Sebastian Möller – Curriculum vitae

Work Experience

  • Since October 2014: Research associate in the research group “Transnational Political Ordering in Global Finance” at the Institute for Intercultural and International Studies (InIIS), University of Bremen (Prof. Dr. Sebastian Botzem)
  • Since October 2014: Visiting lecturer for Political Science and International Political Economy at the University of Wuppertal
  • April 2013 – September 2014: Student research and teaching assistant for the chair of International Relations and International Political Economy,
    Goethe University Frankfurt (Prof. Dr. Andreas Nölke)
  • February 2013 – March 2013: Internship at the European Parliament,
    Brussels (policy areas: trade policy & external relations)
  • November 2011 – September 2012: Student research assistant at the Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF), Research Department for International Organizations and International Law (Prof. Dr. Christopher Daase)
  • April 2009 – July 2011: Student research and teaching assistant
    for the chair of International Relations and Comparative Politics,
    University of Wuppertal (Prof. Dr. Maria Behrens)
  • September 2008 – March 2009: Student assistant at the correspondence
    course in Environmental Science, Department of Political Science,
    FernUniversität Hagen (Prof. Dr. Helmut Breitmeier)

Research stays

Academic Education

Extra-curricular training (selection)

  • June 2016: Summer School “Post-Democratic Challenges”
    (with Prof. Colin Crouch), University of Tübingen
  • September/October 2015: Lucerne Master Class “Markets & Democracy”
    (with Prof. Wolfgang Streeck), University of Lucerne
  • July/August 2015: ECPR Summer Schools in Methods & Techniques
    (Courses on Research Design & Qualitative Data Analysis), University of Lubljana
  • March 2015 – November 2017: Didactical workshops
    at the Universities of Bremen & Oldenburg (Certificate on University Teaching)

Scholarships & Grants

  • 04/2017: Grant by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) for the participation in the AAG Anual Meeting 2017 in Boston
  • 10/2016 – 12/2016: Funding by the program “BremenIDEA out” (University of Bremen) for the research stay at the Alliance Manchester Business School
  • 03/2016: Travel & accommodation grant from ELTE University Budapest for the participation in the workshop “Debt trails: Mapping relations of debt and credit from everyday actors to global credit markets”
  • 09/2012 – 01/2013: Erasmus grant by the Faculty of Social Sciences at Goethe University (for the study in Southampton)
  • 2008 – 2014: Scholarship by the Rosa-Luxemburg-Foundation
    for the BA & MA study

Teaching

  • Winter term 2017/18: International & European Regimes of Economic and Environmental Policy – Sustainable Finance & Market-based Climate Governance
    (in German language, University of Wuppertal, BA Political Science)
  • Summer term 2016: Politics of Debt in Financialized Capitalism
    (with Marcus Wolf, in English language, University of Bremen,
    BA Political Science & General Studies)
  • Winter term 2015/16: Political Economy of the Eurozone-Crisis
    (in German language, University of Wuppertal,
    BA Political Science & MA European Studies)
  • Summer term 2015: International Political Economy of the Financial Crisis
    (with Marcus Wolf, in English language, University of Bremen,
    BA Political Science & General Studies)
  • Winter term 2014/15: Critical Theories of International Political Economy
    (in German language,University of Wuppertal, BA Political Science)
  • 2009 – 2014: Tutorials on International Political Economy, Introduction to Political Science, Comparing Welfare States, and Qualitative Methods in Wuppertal and Frankfurt

Selected Academic Presentations

  • The financialization of municipal debt: Local governments and the brave new world of derivative capitalism (GCEG 2018, 25 July 2018, Cologne)
  • The financialization of municipal debt management: How did interest rate derivatives enter city hall (AAG Anual Meeting 2017, 08 April 2017, Boston)
  • When global finance knocks at city hall’s door: Derivatives and municipal debt management (SPERI Seminar, 14 December 2016, University of Sheffield)
  • Global finance meets local politics: Derivatives and municipal debt management (CURDS Financialisation and local government workshop,
    2 December 2016, University of Newcastle)
  • The mayor in the casino(?): Municipal governments engagement in the derivatives market (ECPR General Conference 2016, 09 September 2016, Prague)
  • Municipal Debt and the Derivative Market: Interest Rate Swaps As an Emerging Social Relationship Between Local Authorities and Transnational Finance
    (3rd ISA Forum of Sociology, 11 July 2016, Vienna)
  • Local governments and global finance: Municipal engagement in the derivatives market (Workshop “Debt trails: Mapping relations of debt and credit from everyday actors to global credit markets”, 04 March 2016, Budapest)
  • The financialisation of local governance: Municipal government´s activities
    on financial markets
    (FESSUD annual conference 2015, 15 October 2015, Lisbon)
  • Kräfteverschiebung in der globalen Finanzmarktregulierung? Repräsentation der Nicht-OECD-Welt in öffentlichen und privaten Regulierungsarenen
    (DVPW Congress, 22 September 2015, Duisburg, with Sebastian Botzem)
  • Expertise matters: Public affairs agencies and civil society organizations in European financial regulation (IAPSS World Congress 2015, 15 April 2015, Birkbeck, University of London, with Marcus Wolf)