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Dr. Wolfgang MERKEL Director, Research Unit "Democracy and Democratization", WZB - Berlin Social Science Center, Berlin

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1994 Professor of Political Science/Comparative Governance (C3), University of Mainz
1998 Professor of Political Science (C4), University of Heidelberg
2007 Member of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Berlin
 Director of the research unit "Democracy and Democratization" at the WZB - Berlin Social Science Center
 Director of the Research Unit Democracy and Democratization
 Head of the Bridging Project Against Elites, Against Outsiders: Sources of Democracy Critique, Immigration Critique, and Right-Wing Populism
 Head of the Center for Global Constitutionalism
 Head of the Bridging Project The Political Sociology of Cosmopolitanism and Communitarianism
since 2004 Professor of Comparative Political Science and Democracy Research, Humboldt University of Berlin

Publikationen

Merkel, Wolfgang (Hrsg.) (2015): Demokratie und Krise. Zum schwierigen Verhältnis von Theorie und Empirie. Wiesbaden: Springer VS, 506 S.
Kollmorgen, Raj; Wolfgang Merkel, Hans-Jürgen Wagener (eds.) (2015): Handbook of Transformation Research. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Merkel, Wolfgang (2014): "Is Capitalism Compatible with Democracy?". In: Zeitschrift für Vergleichende Politikwissenschaft/Comparative Governance and Politics, Vol. 8, No. 2, S. 109-128.
Merkel, Wolfgang (2010): Systemtransformation. Eine Einführung in die Theorie und Empirie der Transformationsforschung. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, 561 S.
Merkel, Wolfgang/Grimm, Sonja (Eds.) (2009): War and Democratization. Legality, Legitimacy and Effectiveness. London/New York, NY: Routledge, 218 S.
Merkel, Wolfgang/Petring, Alexander/Henkes, Christian/Egle, Christoph (2008): Social Democracy in Power. The Capacity to Reform. Routledge Research in Comparative Politics. London/New York, NY: Routledge, XVII, 309 S. (Die Reformfähigkeit der Sozialdemokratie, in englischer Sprache)