Professors

Prof. Dr. Joachim Blatter 

Head of the Department of Political Science; Professor of Political Science and Political Theory
T +41 41 229 55 92 • F +41 41 229 55 85 • Room 3.B16 • joachim.blatterremove-this.@remove-this.unilu.ch

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Prof. Dr. Andreas Balthasar 

Titular Professor of Political Science, Swiss Politics and Policy Evaluation
T +41 41 226 04 26 • F +41 41 226 04 36 • andreas.balthasarremove-this.@remove-this.unilu.ch

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Ass.-Prof. Dr. Lena Schaffer

Assistant-Professor of Political Science and Inter- and Transnational Relations
T +41 41 226 55 95 • F +41 41 226 04 36 • lena.schafferremove-this.@remove-this.unilu.ch

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SNSF-Prof. Dr. Alrik Thiem

SNSF-sponsored Professor of Political Science and Methods of Political Science

T +41 41 229 55 90 • Raum 3.A29 • alrik.thiemremove-this.@remove-this.unilu.ch

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Prof. Dr. Alexander Trechsel

Full Professor of Political Science and Political Communication
T+41 41 229 55 90 • Room 3.B14 • alexander.trechselremove-this.@remove-this.unilu.ch

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Research Assistants

Dr. Andrea de Angelis

Senior Researcher and Lecturer
T +41 41 229 56 96 • Room 3.B11 • andrea.deangelisremove-this.@remove-this.unilu.ch

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Johannes Schulz, MPhil

Research Assistant and Lecturer (Prof. Joachim Blatter)
T +41 41 229 55 93 • Room 3.B11 • johannes.schulzremove-this.@remove-this.unilu.ch

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SNSF Ambizione Grantees

Dr. Diego Garzia

Senior Research Fellow (SNSF-Ambizione Grantee)
T+41 41 229 56 51 • Room 3.B14 • diego.garziaremove-this.@remove-this.unilu.ch

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Dr. Denise Traber

Senior Research Fellow (SNSF-Ambizione Grantee)
T+41 41 229 55 98 • Room 3.A21 • denise.traberremove-this.@remove-this.unilu.ch

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Permanent lecturers

Dr. rer. Pol. Stefan Rieder

Permanent lecturer at the Deparment of Political Science
T ++41 41 226 04 26 • riederremove-this.@remove-this.interface-politikstudien.ch

Stefan Rieder is director at the Interface Political Studies Research Consulting in Lucerne. He acts as permantent lecturer at the Deparment of Political Science at the University of Lucerne.

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Research Fellows, Research Assistants and PhD Candidates

Dr. Elie Michel

Post-doctoral Researcher (Prof. Joachim Blatter)

T +41 41 229 56 04 • Room 3.B14  • elie.michelremove-this.@remove-this.unilu.ch

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Dr. Lusine Mkrtchyan

Research Assistant (SNF-Prof. Alrik Thiem)

T +41 41 229 56 02 • Room 3.A12  • lusina.mkrtchyanremove-this.@remove-this.unilu.ch

Lea Portmann, MA

Research Assistant (Prof. Joachim Blatter)

T +41 41 229 57 14 • F +41 41 229 55 85 • Room 3.A12  • lea.portmannremove-this.@remove-this.unilu.ch

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David Sanchez, MA

Research Assistant (SNF-Prof. Alrik Thiem)

T +41 41 229 56 01 • Raum 3.A12 • david.sanchezremove-this.@remove-this.unilu.ch

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Dr. Resul Umit

Post-doctoral Researcher (Prof. Lena Schaffer)

T +41 41 229 56 08 • Room 3.A11  • resul.umitremove-this.@remove-this.unilu.ch

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Student assistants

Giada Crivelli

Student research assistant (Prof. Joachim Blatter)
T +41 41 229 57 54 • F +41 41 229 55 85 • Raum 3.A19 • giada.crivelliremove-this.@remove-this.unilu.ch

Andri Heimann, BA

Student Research Assistant (Prof. Andreas Balthasar)
T +41 41 229 57 54 • F +41 41 229 55 85 • Raum 3.A19 • andri.heimann@unilu.ch

Tim Holleman, BA

Student research assistant (Prof. Lena Schaffer)
T +41 41 229 57 54 • F +41 41 229 55 85 • Raum 3.A19 • tim.hollemanremove-this.@remove-this.unilu.ch

Aline Horber

Student assistant
T +41 41 229 57 54 • F +41 41 229 55 85 • Raum 3.A19 • aline.horberremove-this.@remove-this.unilu.ch

Samuel Huber, BA

Study Advisor for the Master Program in World Society and Global Governance
T +41 41 229 55 95 • Room 3.B10 • samuel.huberremove-this.@remove-this.unilu.ch

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Alessio Levis

Student research assistant (Prof. Lena Schaffer)
T +41 41 229 57 54 • F +41 41 229 55 85 • Raum 3.A19 • alessio.levisremove-this.@remove-this.unilu.ch

Cheryl Vaterlaus

Student assistant
T +41 41 229 57 54 • F +41 41 229 55 85 • Raum 3.A19 • cheryl.vaterlaus@unilu.ch

Secretariat // Study and mobility advisor

Trudi Baumann-Schürch 

Secretary of the Department of Political Science

Study and mobility advisor for the BA/MA programes in Political Science

T +41 41 229 55 91 • F +41 41 229 55 85 • Room 3.B04 • trudi.baumannremove-this.@remove-this.unilu.ch

Office hours: Mon – Thu

Dr. Doreen Spörer-Wagner

Study advisor for Political Science

T +41 44 634 52 12 • doreen.spoererremove-this.@remove-this.unilu.ch

Consultations upon request

Librarian

Dr. Daniel Geiger

Librarian

T +41 41 228 77 86 • Room 1.A12 • daniel.geigerremove-this.@remove-this.zhbluzern.ch

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Alumni

Dr. Nenad Stojanovic

Former Senior Research Fellow (SNSF-Ambizione Grantee) and Lecturer

Cyrill Schubiger, MA

Former Student Assistant

André Bächtiger 

Former SNF-Professor "Deliberative Reforms"

Foto Omar Serrano

Dr. Omar Serrano

Former Senior Research Assistant Prof. Sandra Lavenex

Sandra Lavenex 

Former Professor of Political Science, International Relations and Global Governance and Founder of the Department of Political Science

 

Simon Beste

Former PhD Candidate and Research Assistant (Prof. Dr. André Bächtiger)

Michael Buess

Former Research Assistant and Study advisor

 

Julia Maisenbacher, MA

Former Research Assistant and PhD Candidate (Chair of Political Theory)

Paola Galano Toro, BA

Former student assistant

Eva Granwehr, BA

Former student research assistant (Prof. Dr. Joachim Blatter)

Myriam Oehri

Former PhD Candidate

Walter Rohrbach

Former Research assistant and PhD candidate  (Prof. Dr. Andreas Balthasar)

Andrea Schlenker

Former Senior Research Assistent

Samuel D. Schmid

Former Student Assistant, Research Associate and Lecturer

Lei Wang

Former Research Assistant (Prof. Dr. Sandra Lavenex)

Please note that this list of our alumni is not complete. We only list more recent changes here. Thank you for your understanding.