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Prof Beate Jahn

Post:Professor of International Relations (International Relations)
Other posts:Reader in International Relations (School of Global Studies)
Location:Arts C C339
Email:B.Jahn@sussex.ac.uk

Telephone numbers
Internal:2012 or 8892
UK:01273 606755 ext. 2012 or 01273 678892
International:+44 1273 606755 ext. 2012 or +44 1273 678892

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Biography

Beate Jahn studied Political Science, Sociology and German Literature at the University of Frankfurt, Germany, where she received her PhD in 1991. She subsequently taught International Relations at the Graduate Faculty of the New School University in New York. From 1994 to 1997 she received full research funding to write The Cultural Construction of International Relations (2000) for which she received her Habilitation (higher doctorate) in 2001. During this time she taught individual courses in International Relations at various German and American Universities. In 1998 Beate Jahn was appointed Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Sussex.

She is currently Director of the Centre for Advanced International Theory (CAIT)  www.sussex.ac.uk/cait and editor-in-chief of the European Journal of International Relations.