Prof. Dr. Andreas Mehler

Andreas Mehler

Research Project C10

Arnold-Bergstraesser-Instituts, Freiburg

Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg

Principal Investigator

Andreas Mehler is Director of the Arnold-Bergstraesser-Instituts, Freiburg and Professor for Developmental Theory and Development Policy at the University Freiburg.

  • Since October 2015: Director, Arnold-Bergstraesser-Institut (ABI) and professor of development policy and theory of development, University of Freiburg
  • Since 2014: Principal Investogator of Research Project C10 at the Collaborative Research Center (SFB) 700, Freie Universität Berlin
  • Since December 2013: Honorary professor at the Freien Universität Berlin
  • WiSe 2012/2013: Guest professor at the Institute of African Studies at the University of Leipzig
  • SoSe 2009: Substitute professorship international relations at University of Potsdam (Prof. Fuhr)
  • Since 2009: Co-Editor of Africa Spectrum (with Henning Melber)
  • January - March 2008: Visiting researcher, Brooks World Poverty Institute, University of Manchester
  • Since 2005: Co-Editor of the Africa Yearbook (with Henning Melber and Klaas van Walraven)
  • 2002-2015: Director, GIGA Institute of African Affairs
  • 1999/2001: Senior Researcher of the Conflict Prevention Network (CPN; EU Project run at Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, Berlin)
  • 1994-2000: Research Fellow at the Institute of African Affairs
  • 1993: Consultant
  • Studies in Political Science and History at the University of Mannheim 1983-1988 (M.A.); Ph.D. at the University of Hamburg (Political Science, Prof. Tetzlaff) 1989-1993; Habilitation, Political Science, 2011