Dr. Doris Unger

Georg Forster-Building
Jakob-Welder-Weg 12
55128 Mainz
Room: 04-415
Phone: 06131-39-21052
Email: unger@politik.uni-mainz.de
Office hour: Tuesday, 2-3 p.m. 

Research Interests

  • Cultural pluralism in liberal democracies
  • International Relations Theory
  • Egalitarian-Liberalism and Neorepublicanism
  • Multiculturalism and Minority Rights
  • Non-Discrimination and hate speech regulations

Current Research

  • Alan Patten's "Equal Recognition" and Cultural Accommodation in Liberal Democraticies
  • With Jürgen Sirsch: Neorepublicanism and Egalitarian-Liberalism as "Public Philosophies" / "Normative Research Programs"
  • With Daniel Stockemer, Arne Niemann and Johanna Speyer: "The European Refugee Crisis" and Euroscepticism

Publications

  • Unger, Doris with Jürgen Sirsch (2019): Does Non-Domination Imply Freedom? A Discussion of the Neorepublican Conception of Freedom. In: Marker, Karl / Schmitt, Annette / Sirsch, Jürgen (Hg.): Demokratie und Entscheidung: Beiträge zur Analytischen Politischen Theorie. Wiesbaden: Springer VS, 65-80.
  • Unger, Doris with Daniel Stockemer, Arne Niemann, Johannes Rabenschlag, Johanna Speyer (2018): Immigration, Anti-Immigration Attitudes and Euroscepticism: A Meta-Analysis. In: French Politics, 16: 3, 328-340.
  • Unger, Doris (2018): Gleichheit, Freiheit und kultureller Pluralismus: Möglichkeiten und Grenzen der Begründung staatlicher Kulturakkommodierung aus egalitär-liberaler Perspektive. Mainz: Johannes Gutenberg-Universität.
  • Unger, Doris (2013): Das Recht auf Gleichbehandlung und die (Ir)Relevanz von gruppenspezifischen Merkmalen am Beispiel des Antidiskriminierungsrechts. In: Bonn, Eva / Knöppler, Christian / Souza, Miguel (Hg.): Was machen Marker? Logik, Materialität und Politik von Differenzierungsprozessen. Bielefeld: Transcript, 317-342.
  • Unger, Doris (2013): Kriterien zur Einschränkung von hate speech: Inhalt, Kosten oder Wertigkeit von Äußerungen? In: Meibauer, Jörg (Hg.): Hassrede/Hate Speech. Interdisziplinäre Beiträge zu einer aktuellen Diskussion. Gießen: Gießener Elektronische Bibliothek, 257-285.
  • Unger, Doris (2013): Rezension von „Van Parijs, Philippe, Linguistic Justice for Europe and for the World”. In: Politische Vierteljahresschrift, 54: 1, 220-222.
  • Unger, Doris (2011): Art. Christine Chwaszcza. In: Chatterjee, Deen K. (Hg.): Encyclopedia of Global Justice. Dordrecht u. a.: Springer Verlag, 128-129.

Teaching

SoSe 2019

  • Lecture (BA/BEd) Introduction to International Relations
  • Seminar (BA/BEd) Introduction to International Relations

WiSe 2018/19

  • Seminar (BA/MEd) Humanitarian Intervention
  • 2 x Seminar (BA/BEd) Introduction to International Relations

SoSe 2018

  • Lecture (BA/BEd) Introduction to International Relations
  • Seminar (BA/BEd) Introduction to International Relations

SoSe 2017

  • 2 Seminars (BA/BEd) Introduction to International Relations

WiSe 2016/17

  • 2 Seminars (BA/BEd) Introduction to International Relations

SoSe 2015

  • Seminar (BA/MEd/MA) Justice without State Borders?
  • Seminar (BA/BEd) Introduction to International Relations

WiSe 2014/15

  • Seminar (BA/MEd) Equality of Opportunity and Affirmative Action
  • Seminar (BA/BEd) Introduction to Political Theory

SoSe 2014

  • Seminar (BA/MEd) Liberalism
  • Seminar (BA/BEd) Introduction to Political Theory

WiSe 2013/14

  • 2 Seminars (BA/BEd) Introduction to Political Theory

SoSe 2013

  • Seminar (BA/MEd) Theories of Multiculturalism
  • Seminar (BA/BEd) Introduction to Political Theory

WiSe 2011/12

  • Teaching Assistent Seminar (BA/MEd/MA) Group Rights

SoSe 2011

  • Seminar (BA/BEd) Introduction to Political Theory

WiSe 2010/11

  • Seminar (BA/BEd) Introduction to Political Theory

SoSe 2010

  • Seminar (BA/BEd) Introduction to International Relations

WiSe 2009/10

  • Seminar (BA/BEd) Introduction to International Relations

Curriculum Vitae

  • Since 10/2018: Coordinator of the trinational MA “European Studies” (Cooperation between Dijon (France), Mainz (Germany) and Opole (Poland))
  • 02/2017: PhD in Political Science (Political Theory); Thesis on Cultural Accommodation in Liberal Democracies
  • Since 04/2013: Researcher and Lecturer, Department of Political Science (Units: International Relations and Political Theory), Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
  • 10/2009 - 03/2013: PhD-Student at the Interdisciplinary Research Center “Social and Cultural Studies Mainz” (SoCuM); Working Group 2: “The Public Constitution of Minorities”
  • 05/2008 - 09/2009: PhD-Student and Lecturer, Political Science, TU Kaiserslautern
  • 2007 - 04/2008: Research Assistant, Department of Political Science (Unit: Political Economy), Mainz University
  • 04/2007: MSc in Political Theory (Dissertation on Walzer's Conception of State Sovereignty), Cardiff University
  • 09/2005 - 12/2006: Master of Economic and Social Studies in Political Theory, Cardiff University
  • 10/2001 - 04/2008: Undergraduate and Postgraduate studies in Philosophy and Political Science, Mainz University