Dr. Cornelia Ulbert

Executive DirectorDr. Cornelia Ulbert

Room: LS 119
Phone: +49 (0)203-379-4422
E-Mail: cornelia.ulbert[at]uni-due.de

Research Focus
Selected Publications
Research Projects
Curriculum Vitae

Research Focus

  • Global Governance and “New” Modes of Governance
  • Processes of Norm-Setting and Managing Compliance in International Politics
  • International Negotiations
  • Theories of International Relations
  • Human Security
  • Gender in Peace and Security Policy
  • Public-Private Partnerships (esp. in International Health Policy)

Selected Publications

► Sondermann, Elena / Ulbert, Cornelia 2021: Der wachsende Einfluss privater Stiftungen, in: Vereinte Nationen, 69: 2, 57-62. DOI: 10.35998/VN-2021-0007

► Sondermann, Elena / Ulbert, Cornelia 2021: Transformation through ‘Meaningful’ Partnership? SDG 17 as Metagovernance Norm and Its Global Health Implementation, in: Politics and Governance, 9: 1, 153-163. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17645/pag.v9i1.3656

► Roth, Michèle / Ulbert, Cornelia 2018: Kooperation in einer post-westlichen Welt: Herausforderungen und Perspektiven (Globale Trends Analysen 01/2018). Bonn: Stiftung Entwicklung und Frieden.

► Ulbert, Cornelia / Finkenbusch, Peter / Sondermann, Elena / Debiel, Tobias (eds.) 2018: Moral Agency and the Politics of Responsibility. London/New York: Routledge. DOI: 10.4324/9781315201399

► Mondré, Aletta / Niemann, Holger / Scheper, Christian / Ulbert, Cornelia 2017: Praktiken der Verantwortungszuschreibung: Transnationale Regelsetzung und politische Autorität privater Unternehmen, in: Daase, Christopher / Junk, Julian / Kroll, Stefan / Rauer, Valentin (Hrsg.): Politik und Verantwortung. Analysen zum Wandel politischer Entscheidungs- und Rechtfertigungspraktiken. Baden-Baden: Nomos, 358-382. DOI: 10.5771/9783845271934-359

► Ulbert, Cornelia 2014: Social Constructivism, in: Schieder, Siegfried / Spindler, Manuela (eds.): Theories of International Relations. London/New York: Routledge, 248-268.

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Research Projects

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Current Projects

Working Group on Peace and Development - FriEnt

Globale Trends. Analysis

Peace Report

Finished Projects

► Political Authority and Transnational Governance Arrangements: Regulation Through Public and Private Labor, Social and Environmental Standards in the Asian Textile and Garment Industry

► INFOCON - International Civil Society Forum on Conflicts

► Human Security in Theory and Practice

Curriculum Vitae

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Since May 2006
Executive Director at the Institute for Development and Peace/Institut für Entwicklung und Frieden (INEF), University of Duisburg-Essen.

January 2002 – May 2006
Assistant Professor (“wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin”) at the Otto-Suhr-Institute of Political Science (Center for Transnational Relations, Foreign and Security Policy), Free University Berlin

September 2000 – December 2001
Research Fellow at the Robert Schuman Centre, European University Institute (EUI), Florence, Italy

April 2000 – July 2000
Lecturer (“Lehrbeauftragte”) at the Institute of Political Science, Technical University Darmstadt, Germany

April 1998 – July 1998
Lecturer (“Lehrbeauftragte”) at the Institute of Political Science, Technical University Darmstadt, Germany

May 1996 – March 1998
Assistant Professor (“wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin”), Chair of International Politics, University of Konstanz, Germany

January 1996 – April 1996
Researcher, Chair of Political Science II, University of Mannheim, Germany

January 1991 – December 1995
Assistant Professor (“wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin”) at the Chair of Political Science II, University of Mannheim, Germany

Studies of Political Science, German Language and Literature, and Philosophy at the University of Tübingen, University of Heidelberg, and the London School of Economics (LSE). Doctor’s degree (Dr. rer. pol.) in Political Science at the University of Mannheim.


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  • The Effectiveness of Global Health Partnerships. What Determines Their Success or Failure? Paper presented at the 49th Annual ISA Convention, San Francisco, March 26-29, Paper in PDF.
  • Influence through Affluence? Conceptualizing Private Foundations as Agents of Change Paper presented at the 52nd Annual ISA Convention, Montreal, March 16-19, Paper in PDF.