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political science educator

Volker Rittberger, German political science educator. Grantee German Science Association, Volkswagen Foundation.

Background

Rittberger, Volker was born on May 4, 1941 in Karlsruhe, Germany. Son of Erwin and Erna (Knappe) Rittberger.

Education

Law state examination, University Freiburg, Germany, 1965. Master of Arts in Political Science, Stanford University, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science, Stanford University, 1972.

Career

Professor political science and international relations University Tuebingen, Federal Republic Germany, since 1973. Special fellow United Nations Institute for Training and Research, Geneva, New York City, 1978-1998. Visiting professor Stanford (California) University, 1986, Institute d'Etudes Politiques, Paris, 1999-2000.

Senior associate member St. Antony's College, Oxford, England, 1990. Theodor Heuss professor graduate faculty political and social science New School for Social Research, New York, 1992-1993.

Works

Connections

Married Irmgard Rückert, May 27, 1966. Children: Frithjof, Berthold.

father:
Erwin Rittberger

mother:
Erna (Knappe) Rittberger

spouse:
Irmgard Rückert

children:
Frithjof Rittberger

Berthold Rittberger