IES Lecturers

Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences

Jan H. Battke

Lecturer on EU Politics

Institute of Political Science

Jan Henning Battke is the IES academic coordinator, researcher and lecturer at Tübingen University’s Institute of Political Science and International and European Studies program, and doctoral candidate at the University of Tübingen. He studied political science and sociology at the University of Tübingen and at the University of Washington in Seattle, USA. He worked as a post-graduate researcher at the Berlin Graduate School of Social Sciences (BGSS) at Humboldt University, Berlin, and was a visiting scholar at Duke University, USA, and at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, USA. His main area of interest is the European Union and its decision-making process, with a focus on interest group politics and patterns of political participation.

: +49 7071 29-72748
Fax: +49 7071 29-35310

Tomke Augustin

Lecturer on Doing Business in Europe

School of Business and Economics, Department of International Business

Tomke Augustin earned her diploma in intercultural languages and business studies at the University of Giessen and studied economics and business administration at the University Carlos III in Madrid, Spain, and the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Currently, she writes her doctoral thesis about bilingual and bicultural individuals in multinational teams at the Department of International Business at the University of Tuebingen and conducted parts of her study at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. She earned professional experience in the automotive industry and business consulting in Spain and Germany. At present, she works at the international office of the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences at University of Tuebingen.

tomke.augustinspam prevention@uni-tuebingen.de 
: +49 7071 29-74046 or 78147
Fax: +49 7071 29-35310

Cristina Popescu

Lecturer on Doing Business in Europe

School of Business and Economics, Department of International Business

Cristina Popescu earned her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in finance and management at the West University of Timisoara, Romania. She has earned professional experience by working at the Inland Revenue Office in Timisoara, Romania and at an international bank. At the present, she teaches at the Career Service of Tübingen University and writes her doctoral thesis about bicultural individuals in multinational corporations.

cristina.popescuspam prevention@uni-tuebingen.de
: +49 7071 29 74050
Fax: +49 7071 29-35310

Faculty of Law

Dr. Johannes W. Flume

Lecturer on EU Law

Dr Johannes W. Flume is currently a senior researcher at the Faculty of Law, at the University of Tübingen. His research focuses on civil, commercial, and company law as well as comparative legal history. He studied at the University of Regensburg, Cologne and Bonn and completed his doctorate in law in 2008. Between 2005 and 2010 he worked as research fellow at the University of Cologne, where he also taught courses on civil law. In 2011 he was a Max Planck Scholar and Visiting Fellow at Wolfson College, Cambridge. His research has been published in leading journals in Germany, France, Austria and the UK.

flume @ jura.uni-tuebingen.de
: +49 7071 29-74908
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Center for Gender and Diversity Research

Dr. Gero Bauer

Lecturer on Literature and Diversity

Dr. Gero Bauer is a research fellow and the managing director of the Center for Gender and Diversity Research, University of Tübingen. He studied History and English at Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, and holds a PhD in English Literature from the same university. In his thesis, he focussed on the literary production of masculinities and their relation to secrets and sexualities in English literature from the early Gothic until the turn of the twentieth century. He has been an academic visitor at the English Faculty, University of Cambridge, and a visiting research associate at the Department of English, King’s College London. His research interests include gender and queer studies, theories of liminality, camp aesthetics, literature from the 18th century until today, film and music video analysis, and modern European history.

gero.bauer @ uni-tuebingen.de
: +49 7071 - 29 75674

External Lecturers

Dr. Germana Favognano-Bihr

Lecturer on Human Rights

Dr. Germana Favognano-Bihr graduated in Political Science and International Relations and got her PhD in Human Rights Studies at the University of Palermo (Italy) with a dissertation on the International Criminal Court of the U.N. She was active in in the field of human rights education and migration issues for NGOs in London, Italy, Brazil and Germany. She held seminars on human rights education at the University of Tübingen and for the political representatives of the Committees of Italians Abroad. Her special interest is the role of international courts and tribunals in protecting and promoting human rights.