Research interests

Katharina’s main research interests include comparative public and social policies, governance (particularly in multi-level perspective), and methodological questions of comparative research. 

Katharina’s work encompasses research on the interaction between social and economic policy goals, policy-making in the EU in multi-level perspective, and methodological questions of comparative research.


Teaching interests

Katharina has broad experiences in research and teaching. Before joining USW, Katharina held Research Fellowships at Glasgow Caledonian University and the Catholic University of Louvain (Belgium) and worked at different universities in Germany. Katharina has been Visiting Scholar at the Centre for Global Governance at the University of Hamburg and the Public Procurement Research Group at the University of Nottingham and has completed a Short-time Scientific Mission at the National University of Ireland Galway. Katharina is a member of the Board of the Research Network Political Sociology in the European Sociological Association.

Katharina’s work has attracted interest from academics and practitioners; Katharina has been invited for oral and written submissions by NGOs, ministries and government departments in Germany and the UK.

Research output

  1. Germany

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  1. Rhonda Williams Prize

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