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Anne Jenichen joined Aston University in September 2015 as a Lecturer in Politics and International Relations. She holds degrees in political science from the University of Bremen and Free University Berlin (Germany). Prior to joining Aston, Anne taught European studies and political science at the University of Bremen. She furthermore was a Volkswagen Foundation Fellow at the Transatlantic Academy in Washington, DC (2014-15), Visiting Research Fellow at the Institut d‘Études Européennes, Université Libre de Bruxelles (2011), Research Fellow at the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) in Geneva (2007-09), and Visiting Fellow at the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Northeastern University, Boston (2004). For the Heinrich-Böll-Foundation in Berlin, she coordinated an international research project on ‘Religion, Politics, and Gender Equality’ (2007-2010).

Research Interests

impact and change of international institutions; European human rights policy; the rights of disadvantaged groups, such as women, LGBTI people and religious minorities; intersectionalities in domestic and international politics


- Doctorate, Political Science, 2010, University of Bremen, Germany
- Diploma (equivalent to MA), Political Science, 2003, Free University Berlin, Germany

Membership of Professional Bodies

- ECPR (standing groups: Religion and Politics, Gender and Politics)


Teaching Activity

Undergraduate Modules:
- LP3035 Gender and Politics
- LP3004/06/09/39 Research Dissertation
- LP3038 Research and Dissertation Skills
 Postgraduate Modules:
- LPM020 The EU as a Global Actor
- LPM026 Governance of Global Problems

Administrative Roles

LSS Athena SWAN lead

Contact Details

Room: NW809A
Phone: 0121 204 3431
Consultation hours:
Appointment by email

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Religion Social Sciences
human rights Social Sciences
gender Social Sciences
equality Social Sciences
women's rights Social Sciences
EU Social Sciences
OSCE Social Sciences
Europeanization Social Sciences

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Research Output 2007 2019

A Transatlantic Secular Divide? The Representation of Religion in EU and US Foreign Policy

Jenichen, A., 1 Oct 2019, In : Foreign Policy Analysis. 15, 4, p. 451–469

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
foreign policy
political language
religious freedom

Europeanisation and Renationalisation: Learning from Crises for Innovation and Development

Liebert, U. (ed.) & Jenichen, A. (ed.), 15 Jul 2019, 323 p.

Research output: Book/ReportAnthology

political development

Explaining variation in the implementation of global norms: Gender mainstreaming of security in the OSCE and the EU

Jenichen, A., Joachim, J. & Schneiker, A., 1 Nov 2019, In : International Political Science Review. 40, 5, p. 613-626 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
gender mainstreaming
UN Security Council
security policy

How to be "Wunderbar Together": Strengthening the U.S.-German relationship through civil society cooperation

Jenichen, A. & Piatkiewicz, D., 13 Jun 2019, Cooperation or Division?: The German-American Relationship in a Changing World. p. 43-55

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
civil society
global player
domestic policy

Situating the Gender Mainstreaming Norm in Regional Organisations: Comparing the Incorporation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 in the EU and OSCE

Schneiker, A., Jenichen, A. & Joachim, J., 2019, Rethinking Gender Equality in Global Governance: The Delusion of Norm Diffusion. Engberg-Pedersen, L., Fejerskov, A. & Cold-Ravnkilde, S. M. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan, p. 97-120

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Activities 2010 2010

  • 1 Editorial activity

Third World Quarterly (Journal)

Anne Jenichen (Guest editor)

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activity