Institute of Political Science

PD Dr. Harald Barrios

Contact Information

Melanchthonstr. 36

72074 Tübingen

Germany

mailto: Harald_Barriosspam prevention@web.de

URL: www.harald-barrios.com


Academic Background

2004

State doctorate of Behavioral and Social Sciences at Tübingen University

Habilitation treatise on the systematic US competitiveness (see below, Publications)

1999

PhD at the Department of Philosophy and History at Heidelberg University

PhD Thesis: „Die Außenpolitik junger Demokratien in Südamerika. Argentinien, Brasilien, Chile und Uruguay“ (see below, Publications)

1990

Magister Atrium (M.A.) at the Department of Philosophy and History at Heidelberg University

Professional Background

Since 2005

Teacher for night classes in Stuttgart and since 2007 also teacher at the Eberhard-Ludwigs High School in Stuttgart

Since 2004

Private lecturer at the Institute of Political Science at Tübingen University

2000-2005

Research assistant of Prof. Dr. Andreas Boeckh at the Institute of Political Science at Tübingen University

1995-1999

Assistant professor of Prof. Dr. Andreas Boeckh at the Institute of Political Science at Tübingen University

1990-1992

Research Fellow in the research project „Politische Organisation und Repräsentation in Amerika“supervised by Prof. Dr. Dieter Nohlen

Trips abroad and scholarships

2002

Guest lecturer at Heidelberg University's Latin American Centre in Santiago de Chile, Chile

1997-2002

Guest lecturer at the Graduate School of International Studies, University of Denver, CO, USA

1993-1994

Scholarship holder of the Landesgraduierten-Förderung Baden-Württemberg

1993

DAAD scholarship holder in Santiago de Chile: Qualitative interviews for the phD thesis on "Democracy and Foreign Policy in South America"

1990

Project thesis in Uruguay

Research Interests

History of political thought

Theories and methods of Comparative Politics

Development Theories

Systemic competitiveness

Comparative perspectives of regional integration

Selected presentations

Policy-making in der EU: Wie entsteht das Demokratie-Defizit? Lecture at Universidad de Chile, Santiago de Chile, 2002

The Concept of Globalization: Is It Too Global? Lecture at the University of Denver, CO, 2000

Die institutionelle Struktur des Mercosur: Vorteile und Kosten der Flexibilität. Lecture at the Goethe Institute, Montevideo, 2000

Selected Publications