Dr. Dannica Fleuss
Postdoctoral Research Fellow


Postdoctoral Research Fellow / Lecturer:

2016 until present, Political Science with a focus on Political Theory, Helmut-Schmidt-University, Hamburg


Associate:

2018 until present, Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance, University of Canberra


Lecturer:

Deliberative Democracy Summer School Feb. 2020, Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance, University of Canberra

Summer term 2018, Political Theory, University of Hamburg

2015-2016, Political Theory, Institute of Political Science, University of Heidelberg

2014-2017, Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, University of Heidelberg


Visiting Researcher:

February 2020: Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governace, University of Canberra, Australia

April 2019: Centre for the Study of Democracy, University of Westminster, UK

July-August 2018: Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance, University of Canberra, Australia



Education


PhD Thesis, Political Science • 2016 • University of Heidelberg, Germany

Thesis: „Prozeduren, Rechte, Demokratie – das legitimatorische Potential von Verfahren für politische Systeme.“ [“The Normative Legitimacy of Democracies. On the Limits of Proceduralism.”]

PhD awarded with highest distinction (summa cum laude); advisors: Prof. Dr. Michael Haus, PD Dr. Ulrich Thiele

Master of Arts, Philosophy and Political Science • 2012 • University of Heidelberg, Germany

Thesis: On the debate concerning the ontological status of qualitative mental states between Frank Jackson and David Lewis; Master’s degree awarded with honours 

National University of Ireland, Galway • 2010

University of Wuppertal, Certificate in Ancient Greek • 2006



Memberships:

German Political Science Association (DVPW)

American Political Science Association

Political Studies Association (UK)

Expert Group for Participatory and Deliberative Democracy (PSA)

Arbeitskreis Hochschullehre (DVPW [Expert Group for Teaching in Political Science])

Sektion für Politische Theorie (DVPW [Expert Group for Political Theory])

DemocracyNet


Honorary Positions:

Co-Convenor, Participatory & Deliberative Democracy Specialist Group (Political Studies Association)

Postdoctoral Spokesperson, Hamburg Research Academy (HRA)

Junior Scientific Advisory Board, Verlag Barbara Budrich

Representative in the faculty’s committee for study regulations, Helmut-Schmidt-University Hamburg 


Scholarships:

2008-2012: Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes / German Academic Scholarship Foundation