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


2018 until present, 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:

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


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 the 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 the highest distinction.

National University of Ireland, Galway • 2010

University of Wuppertal, Certificate in Ancient Greek • 2006


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])


Honorary Positions:

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 

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