This is my personal website. It provides information on my research and teaching, as well as my vita.
I grew up in Germany, where I also started my studies of political science at the Free University of Berlin. During my undergraduate studies, I spent one year at the University of California, Berkeley, focusing on political science and economics. I then pursued a master's degree in international relations with an emphasis on research methods at the London School of Economics.
Since 2013, I have been a Ph.D. student specializing in political economy and political methodology at Duke University. My dissertation is entitled The Political Economy of Public Bureaucracy: The Emergence of Modern Administrative Organizations. It explains cross-national and cross-regional variation in formal and informal bureaucratic institutions.
In addition to my dissertation, I have several research projects dealing with one of three research agendas: (1) The Political Economy of Public Administration, (2) The Political Economy of Rivalry and Competition, and (3) The Political Economy of the European Union. Detailed information can be found under research. Further independent working papers and work-in-progress can be found there as well.
Photos: Courtesy Shaun King