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Dr. Mathis Lohaus

Cohort 2012

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Tanja Börzel & Prof. Dr. Abraham Newman

S - Uni Greifswald 2016

University of Greifswald

Chair of International Politics

Research Associate / Lecturer

Mathis received his B.A. from University of Bremen and his M.A. from Freie Universität Berlin (both degrees in political science). From 2012 to 2016 he worked on his doctoral dissertation on international anti-corruption agreements, which he defended in summer 2016. During his time at BTS, Mathis spent several months at Georgetown University (2014) and at UNC Chapel Hill (2015) as visiting researcher. He also worked on geopolitical forecasting as part of the Good Judgment Project.

Since April 2016 Mathis is a postdoctoral researcher/ lecturer at University of Greifswald. His research is focused on international anti-corruption efforts, on comparative regionalism and international organizations more broadly. In Greifswald Mathis teaches classes on IR, political economy and qualitative methods.

Title of the PhD Thesis

Global Consensus on Corruption? International Organizations, Diffusion, and the Design of Agreements.

Professional Fields of Expertise


Higher Education

International Relations


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