Professors

Foto Joachim Blatter

Prof. Dr. Joachim Blatter 

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

Head of the Department of Political Science; 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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Administration, Study Advisory Service and Mobility

Susanne Lindner, MA

Administrative Assistant of the Department of Political Science

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

Office hours: Monday-Thursday

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Bühler Nadia, BA

Study Advisor and Study Programme Coordinator LUMACSS

Mondays to Wednesdays: Room 3.A11, T +41 41 229 55 87

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Office Hours: Monday-Wednesday

Appointments by prior arrangement

 

Michael Widmer, BA

Study Advisor and Study Programme Coordinator for BA/MA in Political Science, Dual Degree MA in Political Science and MA in World Society and Global Governance

Room 3.A53, T +41 41 229 55 89

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Office hours: Mondays to Wednesdays 

Appointments by prior arrangement 

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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Dr. Mathilde van Ditmars

Senior Researcher and Lecturer (Prof. Alexander Trechsel)
T +41 41 229 55 88 • Room 3.B14 • Mathilde.VanDitmarsremove-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

Anina Hanimann, MA

PhD Candidate (Prof. Andreas Balthasar)

T +41 41 226 61 81  • anina.hanimannremove-this.@remove-this.unilu.ch

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Maximilian Lüth, MA

PhD Candidate (Assistant- Prof. Lena Schaffer)
maximilian.lueth@unilu.ch
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Dr. Zsuzsanna Blanka Magyar

Research assistant (Ass.-Prof. Lena Schaffer)
T +41 41 229 56 08  • Room 3.A11 • zsuzsanna.magyarremove-this.@remove-this.unilu.ch

Lic. rer. soc. Frowin Rausis

PhD Candidate (Prof. Joachim Blatter)

T  +41 41 229 55 94 • Room 3.A12  • frowin.rausisremove-this.@remove-this.unilu.ch

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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  • lusine.mkrtchyan@unilu.ch

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Dr. Lea Portmann

Research Assistant (Prof. Joachim Blatter)

T +41 41 229 57 18 • 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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Student assistants

Jonathan Biedermann

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

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

Aline Horber, BA

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

Greta Kurpicz

Student research assistant (Ass.-Prof. Lena Schaffer)

T +41 41 229 57 54 • F +41 41 229 55 85 • Room 3.A19 • greta.kurpiczremove-this.@remove-this.unilu.ch

 

 

Nick Luchsinger

Student research assistant (Ass.-Prof. Lena Schaffer)

T +41 41 229 57 54 • F +41 41 229 55 85 • Room 3.A19 • nick.luchsingerremove-this.@remove-this.unilu.ch

 

 

Falvia Stalder, BSc

Student research assistant (Ass.-Prof. Lena Schaffer)

T +41 41 229 57 54 • F +41 41 229 55 85 • Room 3.A19 • flavia.stalderremove-this.@remove-this.unilu.ch

 

 

Tutors

Jonathan Biedermann

Tutor Lecture and Proseminar "Einführung in die Demokratietheorien"
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Philippe Bucher, BA

Tutor Lecture and Proseminar "Einführung in die Internationalen Beziehungen"
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Chiara Büchler, BA

Tutor Lecture "Policy-Analyse in Zeiten des Klimawandels"

Student Assistant Dr. Stefan Rieder
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Enea Lalive d'Epinay

Tutor Lecture and Proseminar "Einführung in die Demokratietheorien"
 

Dr. Raphaela Schlicht-Schmälzle

Tutor "MA Research Designs and Methods in Qualitative Studies I"
 

 Andrea Stammbach

Tutor "BA Proseminar Methodenseminar zur Praxis der empirischen Sozialforschung II"
 

Librarian

Foto Daniel Geiger

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 and former employees

Tim Holleman

Former student research assistant (Prof. Lena Schaffer)

Dr. Doreen Spörer-Wagner

Former Study advisor for Political Science

Foto Nenad Stojanovic

Nenad Stojanovic

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

Foto Sandra Lavenex

Sandra Lavenex 

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

 

Foto Samuel Schmid

Samuel D. Schmid

Former Student Assistant, Research Associate and Lecturer

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