Carmen Gebhard

Carmen Gebhard
Address: School of Politics and International Relations
University of Nottinhgam
University Park
NG7 2RD Nottingham


Coherence as an Institutional Challenge. Civil-Civil-Military Interfaces and the Problem of Functional Overlap in EU Crisis Management










Professional Experience

University of Nottingham, School of Politics and International Relations (UK) Teaching Fellow, European Studies, since November 2010 - present

National Defence Academy, Institute for Peace Support and Conflict Management (A) Research Associate, involvement in projects on Austrian security and defence issues, EU crisis management, civil-military coordination, since December 2004 – present

Association for the Advancement of Security Political Expertise, Vienna (A) Researcher, The EU as an International Crisis Manager, July 2009 - June 2010

Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna (A) Postdoctoral Research Associate, September 2007 – March 2010

University of Applied Sciences, BFI Vienna (A) Lecturer, Common Foreign and Security Policy of the EU, 2008 - 2009

European Institute of Public Administration, European Decision-Making Unit, Maastricht (NL) Research Fellow, September 2006 – August 2007

Austrian Institute for European Security Policy (A) Researcher, defence procurement, civil-military crisis management, May 2005 – July 2006

Széchenyi István Egyetem/University, Györ (H) Lecturer, The EU as a Global Actor, Summer 2006

Fessel Gfk, Vienna (A) Management Assistant (part-time), May 2001 – April 2005


Zrínyi Miklós National Defence University, Budapest (H)/Austrian National Defence Academy, Vienna (A), PhD Military Science, Security Studies, 2008 – 2011 (expected)

Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna (A), postgraduate training in research methods and theories of European Integration, 2007 – 2008

University of Vienna, Department of Political Science, Doctorate in Political Science, specification Comparative Politics, Integration Theory and EU Governance, 2004 – 2007 passed with distinction, doctoral thesis on Baltic Sea Regionalism and the regional positions of Sweden and Finland, (forthcoming as monograph: Baden-Baden: Nomos, Unravelling the Baltic Sea Conundrum)

Baltic and East European Graduate School, Soedertoerns Hoegskolan (S), Visiting Researcher, Baltic Sea Studies, 2005

Stockholms universitet (S), guest researcher, statsvetenskap, internationella relationer, January 2004 – August 2004

University of Vienna (A) Political Science, History and Philosophy of Science, 1999 – 2004,
June 2003, subsidiary subject - history science, diploma passed with distinction, November 2004, M.A. equivalent (Magister) in Political Science passed with distinction, thesis on Swedish and Austrian Neutrality and Non-Alignment (later published as a monograph at the National Defence Academy, Vienna)

Realgymnasium Brixen/Bressanone (I), linguistic branch, 1994 – 1999, A-levels (Matura) passed with distinction (100/100 pt.)

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