Research Associate in the Project of Alistair Cole and Ian Stafford “Building Trust? Institutions and interactions of multi-level governance in the UK Germany and France”
A political scientist with focus on the concept of joint-decision making. He taught courses at the Universities of Hannover, Darmstadt, Hagen, Cluj (Romania) and Magdeburg. At the same time he was engaged in research at the Max-Planck-Institute for the Study of Societies, the Mannheim Centre for European Social Research, the European University Institute in Florence, but also at the Sciences Po in Lyon (France). He studied Political Science in Bonn, St. Petersburg (Russia), Toulouse (France) and Beer Sheva (Israel).The work of Dr. Heinz comprises books and articles in the journals German Politics, Regional and Federal Studies, Politische Vierteljahresschrift and Revue Internationale de Politique Comparee.
Comparative Politics; German Politics; Joint-decision making; Joint-decision trap; Federalism
In my current research my task is to draft the case study of trust and transparency in Germany. To this aim I contribute to the research project of Alistair Cole and Ian Stafford within the three country comparison between France, Germany and the United Kingdom.