Teaching & Advising

Advising

I served on the following PhD communities at the University of Konstanz and Syracuse University:

  • Lieselot Daneels, KU Leuven – Belgium, PhD committee member, October 2017
  • Thomas Afflerbach, University of Konstanz, Oral examination chair, July 2017
  • Heike Brugger, University of Konstanz, Oral examination chair and examiner, July 2017
  • Ines Imbert, University of Konstanz, Oral exam chair and examiner, March 2017
  • Andreas Kuehn, iSchool, Syracuse University, Committee member, 2016
  • Tian Tang, Maxwell School PAIA, Syracuse University, Committee member, 2014-2016
  • Claudia Lois: An assessment of factors influencing the adoption of crowdsourcing tools to foster citizen participation in the U.S. federal Government, Syracuse University iSchool (Spring 2015).
  • Chan Woong Shin, Oral Examination Chair, May 2014
  • Mohd Heikal bin Husin: An exploration of issues that influence the effective use of Web 2.0 within Australian Government Organizations, University of South Australia, External examiner (2014).
  • Raed M. Sharif: The Value of Public Sector Information as a Strategic Resource for Socioeconomic Development Research and Policy Activities in South Africa, Syracuse University iSchool (May 2013).
  • Mohammad Hossein Jarrahi: Social networking technologies and informal knowledge sharing in organizations, Syracuse University iSchool (March 2013).
  • Isabelle Fagnot: The good, the bad, and the persuasive: Enhancing retention of future information professionals through attitude inoculation, Defense Oral Examination Chair (September 1, 2010).

 

Teaching

University of Konstanz, Department of Politics and Public Administration (2016-present) 

Winter 2017/2018:

  1. Applying Public Management Theory to Real-Life Cases in the Public Sector (MA-S)
  2. Digitale Transformation der öffentlichen Verwaltung (BA-S)
  3. Advanced Topics in Innovation Management (BA-VS)Kolloquium (BA/MA/PhD)

Summer 2017 – Research leave

  1. Polnet Summer School: Dynamic Network Analysis: Discourses and Simulations

Winter 2016/2017: 

  1. Einführung in die Verwaltungswissenschaft (BA-VL)
  2. Introduction to Innovation Management (BA-PS)
  3. Advanced Topics in Innovation Management (BA-VS)
  4. Managing Digital Innovations in the Public Sector (MA-S)
  5. Kolloquium (BA/MA/PhD)

Syracuse University, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs (2008-2016)

At Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Master of Public Administration Program, I taught the core course Public Organizations & Management, as well as two or three electives in the area of Digital Government, Social Media in the Public Sector, and Innovation Management .

  • Spring 2016:
    PAI 730: Managing Digital Innovations, Maxwell School, Syracuse University
  • Fall 2015:
    PAI712 Public Organizations & Management, Maxwell School, Syracuse University
    PAI741 Social Media in the Public Sector, Maxwell School, Syracuse University
  • Spring 2015:
    PAI741 Social Media in the Public Sector, Maxwell School, Syracuse University
    PAI712 Public Organizations & Management, Maxwell School, Syracuse University
  • Fall 2014:
    PAI730 Digital Government, Maxwell School, Syracuse University
    PAI712 Public Organizations & Management, Maxwell School, Syracuse University
  • Spring 2014:
    PAI730 Digital Government, Maxwell School, Syracuse University
  • Fall 2013:
    PAI730 Social Media in the Public Sector, Maxwell School, Syracuse University
    PAI712 Public Organizations and Management (2 sections), Maxwell School, Syracuse University
  • Spring 2013:
    PAI730 Social Media in the Public Sector, Maxwell School, Syracuse University
    PAI712 Public Organizations and Management, Maxwell School, Syracuse University
    MPA Capstone courses
  • Fall 2012:
    PAI712 Public Organizations and Management, Maxwell School, Syracuse University
    PAI730 Social Media and the 2012 Election, Maxwell School, Syracuse University
  • Spring 2012:
    PPA730 Government 2.0, Maxwell School, Syracuse University
    MPA Capstone courses, Maxwell School, Syracuse University
  • Fall 2011: – Research Leave- 
  • Spring 2011:
    PPA 739 Government 2.0, Maxwell School, Syracuse University
    MPA Capstone courses, Maxwell School, Syracuse University
  • Fall 2010:
    PPA 709 Public Organizations and Management, Maxwell School, Syracuse University
    PPA 730 New Media Management, Maxwell School, Syracuse University
  • Spring 2010:
    PPA 730 Networked Governance, Maxwell School, Syracuse University
    PPA730 Government 2.0, MPA program, Maxwell School, Syracuse University
    MPA Capstone courses, Maxwell School, Syracuse University
  • Fall 2009:
    PPA 730-7 Information Management in the Public Sector: i-Governance/New media management, Maxwell School, Syracuse University
    PPA 709-2 Public Organizations and Management, Maxwell School, Syracuse University
  • Spring 2009:
    PPA 730-7 Networked Governance, Maxwell School, Syracuse University
    PPA 730-12 Government 2.0, Maxwell School, Syracuse University
  • Fall 2008:
    PPA709-2 Public Organizations and Management, Maxwell School, Syracuse University
  • Spring 2008:
    Teaching Fellow in David Lazer’s class STM 504: Network Analysis for Managers, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.
  • Spring 2008:
    Full term class “Organizational Behavior“, Master students, Master of Management, Harvard Extension School.
    Full term class “Organizational and career networking for managers”, Master students, Master of Management, Harvard Extension School.
  • Fall 2007/2008:
    Full term class “Organizational Behavior“, Master students, Master of Management, Harvard Extension School.
  • 2006:
    Tutorial on “Application of Social Network Analysis in Digital Government Research”, May 24, 2006, dg.O 2006, together with Prof. David Lazer (Harvard U.), Prof. Noshir Contractor (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) and Dr. Timothy Huerta (Texas Tech University). Tutorial Homepage
  • Spring 2006:
    STM 504: Network Analysis for Managers and Analysts, Prof. David Lazer , Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Teaching Fellow. Taught modules on social network analysis using Ucinet and Netdraw.
  • 2005:
    Tutorial on “Application of Social Network Analysis in Digital Government Research”, May 15, 2005, dg.O 2005 The National Conference on Digital Government Research, together with Prof. David Lazer (Harvard U.) and Prof. Noshir Contractor (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign). Tutorial Homepage
  • Summer 2003:
    Seminar “Lifelong Learning”, Web Coach, Institute of Informatics, University of Zurich, Switzerland.
  • Spring 2003:
    Course assistant, STM 118: Knowledge Management, Prof. Jane Fountain, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.
  • April 24, 2003
    Invited lecture: Social Network Analysis and Network Drawing Tools, Prof. David Lazer, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.
  • Summer 1999:
    Design E-Learning course “Introduction to General Management”, Chair Prof. Dr. Gerd-Michael Hellstern, University of Kassel (Germany), Masters in Business Economics.
  • Summer 1998:
    Teaching Assistant: Introduction to Computing, Prof. Udo Winand, University of Kassel (Germany).
  • 1996-1998:
    Design E-Learning courses “Quality Management” and “General Management” for IBM/Lotus GmbH (Germany), using Lotus LearningSpace as a show case.
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