Teaching & Advising

I served on the following PhD communities at Syracuse University:

  • Tian Tang, Maxwell School PAIA, Syracuse University, Committee member, 2014-2016
  • Andreas Kuehn, iSchool, Syracuse University, Committee member, March 2016
  • Claudia Louis, iSchool, Syracuse University, Committee member, 2011-2015
  • Chan Woong Shin, Oral Examination Chair, May 2014
  • Read Sharif, iSchool, Syracuse University, Committee member, May 2013
  • Mohammad Jaharri, iSchool, Syracuse University, Committee member, March 2013
  • Isabelle Fagnot, IESEG School of Management, External review member, 2011

I teach 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 at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs in the Master of Public Administration Program.

  • 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: No classes
  • 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 term 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 term 2009:
    PPA 730-7 Networked Governance, Maxwell School, Syracuse University
    PPA 730-12 Government 2.0, Maxwell School, Syracuse University
  • Fall term 2008:
    PPA709-2 Public Organizations and Management, Maxwell School, Syracuse University
  • Spring term 2008: Teaching Fellow in David Lazer’s class STM 504: Network Analysis for Managers, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.
  • Spring term 2008: Full term class “Organizational Behavior“, Master students, Master of Management, Harvard Extension School.
  • Spring term 2008: Full term class “Organizational and career networking for managers”, Master students, Master of Management, Harvard Extension School.
  • Fall term 2007/2008: Full term class “Organizational Behavior“, Master students, Master of Management, Harvard Extension School.
  • 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 term 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.
  • 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 term 2003: Seminar “Lifelong Learning”, Web Coach, Institute of Informatics, University of Zurich, Switzerland.
  • Spring term 2003: Course assistant, STM 118: Knowledge Management, Prof. Jane Fountain, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.
  • Spring term 2003 (April 24, 2003): Invited lecture: Social Network Analysis and Network Drawing Tools, Prof. David Lazer, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.
  • Summer term 1999: Design E-Learning course “Introduction to General Management”, Chair Prof. Dr. Gerd-Michael Hellstern, University of Kassel (Germany), Masters in Business Economics.
  • Summer term 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.