Professor Margarita Mathiopoulos
Entrepreneur/Political Scientist/Historian
Prof.emerit.of US Foreign Policy and International
Security at the University of Potsdam

 

Academic Career


Studies

  • Political Science, Ancient History, Law, Psychology, Italian Philology
    at the University of Bonn 1975-1980; Master Degree in Political Science
    1980 from University of Bonn (supervisor Karl-Dietrich Bracher)

  • July-October 1976 guest-student at Science Politique at Sorbonne
    in Paris (supervisor Alfred Grosser)

  • October-December 1979 language course at the University of Florence
    (with a stipend of the Italian Embassy Bonn)

  • Post-Graduate guest-student at the Government Dept. of Harvard University
    November 1980 – November 1983 with a stipend of the Friedrich-
    Naumann-Foundation (supervisors Samuel P. Huntington/ Richard E. Neustadt)

  • April 1982 research in the private archive of Ambassador Averell Harriman in
    Wash. DC

Research and University Appointments

  • 1987 -1989 appointment as Deputy Director of the ASPEN Institute Berlin;
    responsibilities a.o. included leading and chairing Study-Groups and Conferences
    in West-and East-Berlin, Wash.DC. , Moscow, Budapest, Bonn, Paris (see also
    the edition: “Perspectives for a European House within the framework of the CSCE-
    Process, ASPEN East-West-Study Group, 1988-89, ASPEN Institute Berlin 1989, with
    a foreword by Hans-Dietrich Genscher)

  • January – April 1990 German Marshall Fund Visiting Scholar at the Institute for East-West-Security-Studies
    in New York

  • 1988 – 1991 Lecturer at the Political Science Dept./Otto-Suhr-Institute, and at the History
    Dept./Meinecke Institute of the Free University of Berlin

  • July – November 1989 Körber Visiting Scholar and Guest- Lecturer at the History Dept. of Stanford
    University (by invitation of Gordon A. Craig)
     
  • 1990 – 1992 appointment as first DAAD Guest-Professor of US-Foreign Policy and International
    Relations at Humboldt University; initiation also of an “International European-American-Dialogue”
    with international guests from academia, diplomacy, politics and media
    (see also the edition: TThe New Europe – A European-American Dialogue at Humboldt University, Bonn/Berlin 1992)

  • 1993 - 1996 Lecturer of US Foreign Policy and International Relations at Hannover University

  • 1993 – 1995 Lecturer of US Foreign Policy and International Relations at the Technical University
    of Braunschweig

  • 1995 - 2018 appointment as Honorary Professor of US Foreign Policy and International Relations

  • 2002 - 2019 appointment as Honorary Professor of US Foreign Policy and International Security


University Appointments

University
of Potsdam

Technical
University
of Braunschweig

Free Unversity
of Berlin

Humboldt
University
of Berlin

      University
      of Hannover