List of Contributors in:

Diana Schmidt-Pfister, Sebastian Wolf (Ed.)

International Anti-Corruption Regimes in Europe, page 213 - 217

Between Corruption, Integration, and Culture

1. Edition 2010, ISBN print: 978-3-8329-5846-6, ISBN online: 978-3-8452-2573-9,

Series: Schriftenreihe des Arbeitskreises Europäische Integration e.V., vol. 70

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213 Contributors Professor Tanja A. Börzel holds the Chair for European Integration at the Otto- Suhr-Institut for Political Science, Freie Universität Berlin. She co-directs the Research College “The Transformative Power of Europe“. She mainly focuses on questions of governance and institutional change as a result of Europeanisation as well as on the diffusion of European ideas and policies within and outside of the EU. The latter is part of her current research, which deals with the compliance with EU norms and rules in member states, accession countries and neighbouring countries. Donald Bowser is currently at the University of Melbourne and serving as an independent expert to a number of international organisations. He has over 12 years of anti-corruption experience which include work with government agencies in Armenia, Georgia, Lithuania, Afghanistan, Tajikistan and other countries. His previous experience includes a number of years working at Transparency International in Berlin. Ben Elers is Transparency International’s Senior Programme Manager for Advocacy and Legal Advice Centres (ALACs) and is the overall responsible for the ALACs worldwide. He is an experienced project manager who has successfully supervised the implementation of a range of programmes, including those focusing on combating corruption as well as large multi-million-Euro projects in developing countries. Mr Elers joined TI in 2003, and was responsible for coordinating the first ALACs. Angelos Giannakopoulos is a research and teaching associate and the head of office of the research project ‘Advocacy and Legal Advice Centres (ALACs)’, Seventh Framework Programme of the European Commission, at Konstanz University. He earned his PhD in Sociology at the University of Tübingen, Germany, and his Master in Political Science and Public Administration at the University of Athens. He was visiting professor at the Universities of Cyprus, Galatasaray (Istanbul) and Budapest, visiting scholar at the Centre for International and Area Studies at Yale University, USA, at Waseda University, Tokyo and is currently fellow of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington DC, USA. Fields of research and teaching: sociology of knowledge, sociology of culture, political sociology, European integration, modernisation of South Eastern Europe, cultural aspects of corruption and qualitative methods of social research. He is the author and co-author of many books and articles related to his research interests. Åse B. Grødeland works as senior researcher at the Chr. Michelsen Institute in Bergen, Norway. She has previously held positions at University of Glasgow, International Crisis Group and the Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research. 214 Currently Grødeland is directing projects on informal practice and corruption and on European legal cultures in transition. She is also a member of the 14th IACC Programme Committee. Her recent publications include ‘Elite Perceptions of Anti-Corruption Efforts in Ukraine’, Global Crime 11 (2010), 237-260; ’Culture, Corruption and the Orange Revolution’, in Besters-Dilger, J. (ed.) Ukraine on its Way to Europe? Interim Results of the Orange Revolution, Frankfurt am Main (2009), 79-102; and ‘Informal Practice, Cultural Capital and Politics in the Czech Republic, Slovenia, Bulgaria and Romania’, in Pickles, J. (ed.) State and Society in Post-Socialist Economies, Basingstoke/Hampshire/New York (2008), 229-252. Grødeland is coauthor of A Culture of Corruption? Coping with Government in Post-communist Europe, Budapest (2001). Leslie Holmes is Professor of Political Science at the University of Melbourne, as well as a Recurrent Visiting Professor at the Graduate School for Social Research (Warsaw) and the University of Bologna. He studied at the Universities of Hull, Essex, Berlin (Free) and Leningrad. He specialises in comparative corruption studies and post-communism, with particular reference to Europe. His most recent books are Rotten States, Durham/London (2006); Terrorism, Organised Crime and Corruption, Cheltenham (2007) (paperback ed. 2010); and Communism: A Very Short Introduction, Oxford (2009). His next book will be the edited collection Trafficking and Human Rights: European and Asia-Pacific Perspectives (forthcoming in 2010). Leslie Holmes was President of the International Council for Central and East European Studies (ICCEES) 2000-2005, and has been a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia since 1995. Georg Huber-Grabenwarter holds a degree in law from Karl-Franzens University in Graz, as well as a postgraduate degree in human rights and democratisation (European Master’s Degree in Human Rights and Democratisation, EMA). Since 2010 he has been working for the Austrian Development Agency (ADA) as a consultant on governance, human rights and anti-corruption. From 2007 to 2010, he was working as a GTZ advisor on anti-corruption for the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) as well as for the project implementing the UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) of German Development Cooperation (GTZ) in Eschborn. Before being employed at GTZ, he worked at the International Commission of Jurists in Geneva (Global Security and Rule of Law Programme) and was scientific assistant at the Karl-Franzens University in Graz, Austria, dealing with questions of constitutional, European and public international law. Anja P. Jakobi is senior researcher at the Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF/HSFK), working on global crime governance. She holds a Master degree in Political Science from the Free University Berlin and a PhD from Bielefeld University. Her main research interests are world politics, international organisations, internationalisation of public policies and global political change. She is author of e.g. 215 International Organizations and Lifelong Learning: From Global Agendas to Policy Diffusion, Basingstoke (2009), and co-editor of Education in Political Science. Discovering a Neglected Field, London (2009) and Mechanisms of OECD Governance. International Incentives for National Policy-Making? (forthcoming). Anne Lugon-Moulin is an economist by background and holds an MA in Economic Development from the University of Nottingham. She has started her career with the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) where she completed an extensive project on regulatory reform. She then joined Transparency International to establish the Swiss Chapter. She managed a wide portfolio on anti-corruption projects in Switzerland and with various partners abroad. Eager to discover other sides of the world reality, she gained humanitarian field experience by working with the UN World Food Programme in Rwanda for two and a half years. Thereafter she joined the Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation (SDC) in 2003 where she worked as Deputy Head of the Governance Section. On unpaid leave from SDC for two years, she then moved to the Basel Institute on Governance in 2008 as co-Executive Director. In 2010, she returned to SDC where she took the position of Deputy Head of CIS countries Division. Her fields of expertise are anti-corruption, governance reforms in developing and transition countries, assets recovery linked to development assistance, and local public finances. She has published several articles and is the author of the SDC anti-corruption strategy. Bryane Michael is currently at the University of Oxford and serving as senior advisor to both the United Nations and European Union on anti-corruption. His work in the field spans over 10 years, where he has advised cabinets in Russia, Turkey, Bolivia, Nicaragua, and in the Balkans. He has been involved in advising police and customs on anti-corruption investigations and prosecutions in over 12 countries and lectured at over 30 universities on his anti-corruption related research. His previous work experience includes almost 5 years at the World Bank and OECD. Holger Moroff is visiting DAAD Professor at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill and was lecturer in political science at Friedrich Schiller University Jena. He has published extensively on comparative political corruption, the internationalisation of anti-corruption regimes and on corruption reporting in print media. He places pervasive corruption within the new security agenda in international relations on which he edited the book European Soft Security Policies (2002). He published several articles on EU foreign policy and security theories. His current research focuses on the interlocking effects of major international anti-corruption regimes. Yasemin Pamuk holds degrees in Islamic Studies and Political Science from Heidelberg University and Turkic Studies from Université Marc Bloch Strasbourg. From 2006 to 2009 she was Research Associate at the Collaborative Research Centre (SFB) 700 ‘Governance in Areas of Limited Statehood’ as member of the research project ‘Good Governance without the Shadow of Hierarchy? The EU Neighbour- 216 hood Policy and Anti-Corruption Measures in the Southern Caucasus.’ She has published several articles on the EU’s Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) in the South Caucasus. Currently Yasemin Pamuk is visiting Researcher at the DFG-Researcher College ‘The Transformative Power of Europe’, completing her PhD thesis on ‘Weak States, Strong Networks? Hybrid Regimes in Armenia and Azerbaijan’. She also works as political advisor on the ENP and South Caucasus for a Member of the German Bundestag. Diana Schmidt-Pfister is a political scientist and postdoctoral researcher at the Center of Excellence 16 ‘Cultural Foundations of Integration’ at the University of Konstanz, Germany. Since 2003, she has extensively researched and published on anticorruption efforts, with a particular view to the entanglement of international, domestic, and local – and of governmental and nongovernmental – initiatives. In this regard, her book Transnational advocacy on the ground (2010) discusses the nature and implications of such multi-level ventures in Russia during the authoritarian Putin era. Her research interests further include good governance promotion, general ethical issues, and research integrity. Gefion Schuler holds a Law degree from the University of Heidelberg and a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations and Diplomacy from Schiller International University. She completed her doctoral thesis in 2009 on the public law framework for acts of international institutions, using the OECD’s anti bribery policy as an empirical model. She will receive her PhD from the Law Faculty of the University of Frankfurt. She developed her doctoral thesis in the context of a three-year research project of the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law in Heidelberg on the exercise of public law by international institutions. Currently, she is undertaking her two-year postgraduate judicial service at the Higher Regional Court in Frankfurt/Main. Andreas Stahn is Research Associate at the Collaborative Research Centre (SFB) 700 ‘Governance in Areas of Limited Statehood’. His research focuses on EU and US foreign policy, particularly in the areas of democracy promotion and good governance. Andreas Stahn holds degrees in Political Science as well as Russian and East European Studies. He is a member of the research project B2 ‘Good Governance without the Shadow of Hierarchy? The EU Neighbourhood Policy and Anti- Corruption Measures in the Southern Caucasus’. Dirk Tänzler is professor for sociology and co-ordinator of the research project ‘Advocacy and Legal Advice Centres (ALACs)’, Seventh Framework Programme of the European Commission, at the University of Konstanz. He was a Visiting Professor at Zurich and Vienna Universities, Visiting Lecturer at the University of Luzern, Zeppelin University, University of Salzburg and Humboldt University in Berlin. He was the Director of the Sozialwissenschaftliches Archiv at the University of Konstanz and a research fellow at institutes in Berlin and Boston. He earned his postdoc- 217 toral degree (Habilitation) at the University of Konstanz and his PhD at J.-W. Goethe University of Frankfurt a. M. His special research and teaching interests are sociological theory, social philosophy, history of sociology, sociology of knowledge, sociology of culture, political sociology, qualitative methods, hermeneutics, media analysis and visual sociology. He has published extensively over the last 20 years in many fields of social research. Michael H. Wiehen holds legal degrees in Germany, a doctorate in law from Cologne University and a Master of Laws from Harvard University. He served for 34 years at the World Bank in various executive positions with responsibility for groups of countries in Africa, Asia and finally South Eastern Europe. He returned to Europe in 1995, opened a law office and has been closely associated with Transparency International (TI) from its beginning. He served as board member of TI and still is a member of the TI International Advisory Council and a member of the TI Membership Accreditation Committee. He was also concurrently board member and for several years chairman of the board of the TI National Chapter in Germany. He still holds the elective position of ethics advisor of TI Deutschland. Sebastian Wolf holds a Master’s degree in Political Science from the University of Darmstadt and a Master’s degree in European law from Saarland University. He received his PhD from the University of Darmstadt in 2005. From 2005 to 2007, he worked at the German Research Institute for Public Administration, Speyer. Since 2007, he is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Konstanz, Department of Politics and Management. His research interests are international anti-corruption regimes, law and politics, European integration, and micro states. Sebastian Wolf was a board member of the German chapter of Transparency International from 2007 to 2010.

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In dieser aktuellen und interdisziplinären Analyse der internationalen Antikorruptionsregime werden mit Schwerpunkt Europa ausgewählte staatenübergreifende Bemühungen der letzten Jahre zur Eindämmung der Korruption einer kritischen Bestandsaufnahme unterzogen. Die Beiträge stammen aus der Politikwissenschaft, Rechtswissenschaft, Soziologie, Wirtschaftswissenschaft und von PraktikerInnen.

Der Band vereinigt sowohl qualitative als auch quantitative Analysen und berücksichtigt darüber hinaus kulturwissenschaftliche Fragestellungen im Rahmen seiner vier Teile: „The European Dimension“, „Political and Legal Instruments“, „Culture, Perceptions, and Experiences” sowie „Practitioners’ Perspectives”.

Mit Beiträgen von: Tanja A. Börzel, Donald Bowser, Ben Elers, Angelos Giannakopoulos, Åse B. Grødeland, Leslie Holmes, Georg Huber-Grabenwarter, Anja P. Jakobi, Anne Lugon-Moulin, Bryane Michael, Holger Moroff, Yasemin Pamuk, Diana Schmidt-Pfister, Gefion Schuler, Andreas Stahn, Dirk Tänzler, Michael H. Wiehen und Sebastian Wolf.