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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 

Undergraduate Modules

  • LP1020 British Politics since 1945
  • LP3019 The American Presidency
  • LP3412 Regions and Regionalism in Europe


Postgraduate Modules

  • LPM013 Europe’s 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
  • 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

Employable Graduates; Exploitable Research