Michael Roll

Function: Researcher

Specialization: Sociology

Work areas:

  • Political transformation and governance
  • Institutional change and public sector reform
  • Urban sustainability transformation
  • (Anti-)corruption and integrity
  • Social movements and deliberative democracy
  • Gender

Responsibilities in education and training:

  • Lecturer at Ruhr-Universität Bochum
  • Political and adaptive approaches to development cooperation
  • (Anti-)corruption and integrity
  • Urban sustainability transformation


Vita

since 4/2019 German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
Researcher, Research Programme "Transformation of political (dis-)order: Institutions, values & peace"
11/2019 - 5/2020 Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)
Senior Policy Officer, Division for governance, democracy and rule of law
11/2016 - 8/2018 University of Wisconsin-Madison
Lecturer, Department for Sociology
6/2016 - 10/2016 Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES)
Interim Country Representative and Office Manager, FES Nigeria 
9/2012 - 5/2016 University of Wisconsin-Madison
University Fellow Lecturer, Department for Sociology
since 9/2012 University of Wisconsin-Madison
PhD Programme Sociology
11/2010 - 8/2012 Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES)
Advisor, Africa Department, Berlin
5/2007 - 10/2010 Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES)
Country Representative and Office Manager, FES Nigeria
9/2005 - 4/2007 Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES)
Project assistant, FES South Africa
10/2004 - 5/2005 German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
Participant, 40th Postgraduate Programme
9/2000 - 7/2004 Universität Bielefeld
Diplom, Sociology (Focus: International Development)
1/2000 - 11/2001 Stellenbosch University
BPhil, Society, Culture and Identity (Sozialanthropologie)
4/1998 - 12/1999 Philipps-Universität Marburg
Vordiplom, Sociology

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