Dr. Anne Jenichen

Anne Jenichen

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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


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).


- 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

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