Dr. Philip Liste is Research Group Leader (Polycentric Governance) at Käte Hamburger Kolleg / Centre for Global Cooperation Research (KHK/GCR21) in Duisburg, Germany. He has been Senior Researcher and Lecturer in Political Science and has replaced the chair of Political Science, especially Global Governance (Vertretungsprofessur) at University of Hamburg from 2015-2017. Before, he has been Fellow of the Berlin Postdoctoral Fellow Program “Rechtskulturen” at Humboldt University and Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin (Institute of Advanced Studies) for the academic year 2013-2014 and SIAS Postdoc Fellow in 2011 (Berlin) and 2012 (Bloomington, IN). Philip holds a PhD in Political Science (Dr. phil., 2009) from Goethe University Frankfurt.
His research interests are on Transnationalism, International Political Theory, Globalization of Politics and Law, Human Rights, Inequality, Walter Benjamin, Constitutionalism, and Critical Geography. He has taught courses on Globalization & Global Governance, Theories of International Relations, International Law, International Norms and Organizations, International Political Theory, and Introduction to Political Science. Philip has written his dissertation on U.S. American and German Politics of International Law (published in 2012 with Nomos) and has published in refereed journals like European Journal of International Relations, Transnational Legal Theory, International Political Sociology, and Zeitschrift für Internationale Beziehungen.