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Prof Beate Jahn

Post:Professor of International Relations (International Relations)
Location:ARTS C C339

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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Beate Jahn is Professor of International Relations. She studied Political Science, Sociology and German Literature at the University of Frankfurt where she received her PhD in 1991 and her Habilitation (higher doctorate) in 2001. She taught International Relations at the Universities of Frankfurt and Darmstadt in Germany, was Theodor Heuss Lecturer at the Graduate Faculty of the New School University in New York, and a visiting scholar at the London School of Economics before her appointment at Sussex in 1998.

At Sussex, Beate Jahn founded and was the first director of the Centre for Advanced International Theory (CAIT). She also served as University Senator, Research Convenor and on teaching and research planning committees. She is currently Research Director for the IR Department and serves on the CAIT management committee.

Beate Jahn has been Editor-in-Chief of the European Journal of International Relations (EJIR) from 2013-2017. She served on the editorial board of Millennium, the ECPR Press, the ECPR Thesis Prize Panel, the ISA Theory Section Prize Panel, the editorial board of 'Endangered Orders' in Tübingen and the International Advisory Board of International Relations. She currently serves on the governing board of the European International Studies Association (EISA) and on the International Scientific Advisory Board of the Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF).