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Dr Jörg Mathias

Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations / Membership of the Aston Centre for Europe

Dr Jörg Mathias
  • Diplom-Politikwissenschaftler (Dipl.-Pol) Leipzig 1994
  • LSP Translator (Law) Leipzig 1994
  • PhD (Politics) Wales (Cardiff) 2000 
  • LP 1020 - British Politics since 1945
  • LP 3019 - The American Presidency
  • LP 3412 - Regions and Regionalism in Europe
  • LPM 013 - European Regions and their Governance 

Dr Mathias’ main research interests focus on comparative regional studies and regional development in Europe. In his recent research work he has investigated the changing nature of welfare regimes in regionalised settings, including Germany and Sweden. Secondary research interests focus on federalism and executive power, both in European federations and the USA. 

  • Comparative Regional Studies in Europe
  • The Politics of Regional Economic Development
  • EU Public Policy-Making
  • German Politics and Economics
  • Territorial Interest Formation and Interest Representation
  • The Changing Nature of the State
  • European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR)
    • Aston University Institutional ECPR Representative
    • Co-ordinator, ECPR Summer School Programme Regions in Europe
  • Political Studies Association (PSA)
  • University Association for Contemporary European Studies (UACES)
  • ECPR Standing Group on Regionalism
  • Association for the Study of German Politics
Room: NW 814
Phone: 0121 204 3776
Email: J.Mathias@aston.ac.uk 
Fax: 0121 204 3766

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