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Education/ Academic Experience

since July 2009
Visiting Instructor, Department of Political Science, Tulane UNiversity, New Orleans, LA (USA)

Spring 2009
Adjunct, Department of Political Science, The University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA (USA), teaching “Principles of International Law” and “Modern Political Systems”

November 2005 - (cont.)
Ph.D. student (ABD), Department of Political Science, University of Innsbruck, Austria
[Dissertation: The Political Influence of the Religious Right in the U.S.: Case Studies on the 2006 Midterm Elections]

August 2008 - (cont.)
Nick Mueller Fellow, Center Austria, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA (USA)

August 2007 - June 2008
Austrian Ministry of Science Fellow, Center Austria, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA (USA)

January - July 2007
Research Assistant, Department of Political Science, University of Innsbruck, Austria

August - December 2006
Visiting Scholar, School of Public and International Affairs, University of Georgia, Athens, GA (USA)

October 2006
Visiting Junior Fellow, Center Austria, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA (USA)

October 2005 - July 2005
Teaching Assistant, Department of Poltitical Science, University of Innsbruck, Austria

October 2005
Magister in Political Science, University of Innsbruck, Austria
[Thesis: The U.S. “War on terrorism” and Its Impact on Civil Liberties]

2000 - 2005
Student of Poltical Science and Law at the University of Innsbruck, Austria; special focus on American Politics, Comparative Politics, and Security Studies
 

Further Professional Experience

2003 - 2004
Vice Chief Editor at the weekly magazine “Katholisches Sonntagsblatt”, Bolzano, Italy; free lance at the radio station “Radio Grüne Welle” ad the daily newspaper “Dolomiten” in Bolzano, Italy

March 2003
National examination for Professional Journalist, Rome, Italy; registration as “Full Professional Journalist” in Italy

2000 - 2003
Assistant journalist at the weekly magazine “Katholisches Sonntagsblatt”, Bolzano, Italy; reported on the topics “Religion”, “Family”, “Youth”, and “Local Politics”

Publications

Books
Marion Wieser (2007): Land of the Free...? Der Kampf gegen den Terrorismus” als Herausforderung für die Bürgerrechte in den USA [Land of the Free ...? The War on Terrorism as Challenge for the Civil Liberties in the U.S.], Europäische Hochschulschriften, Reihe 31: Politikwissenschaft, Peter Lang Verlag, Frankfurt a.M., Germany.

Articles
Marion Wieser (forthcoming): Selected Observations on the Influence of Religion on the 2006 Midterm Elections, Europa Orientalis, Vienna.

Marion Wieser (2009): Göttliches Unternehmen. Religion als Geschäft in de USA [Godly Business: Religion and Money in the U.S., Kurswechsel 2/2009: Politische Ökonomie der USA, Vienna.

(2008): Freiheit sieht anders aus - Sicherheit auch! Über den “Kampf gegen den Terrorismus”, die Auswikrungen auf die Bürgerrechte und die Debatte um Freiheit und Sicherheit in den USA [Liberty Is Something Else - Security Too! About the War on Terrorism, Its Impact on Civil Liberties and the Discussion About Liberty and Security in the U.S.], Jahrbuch Öffentliche Sicherheit 2008/2009, Verlag für Polizeiwissenschaft, Frankfurt a.M.

Marion Wieser (2006): Aktuelle ESVP Fragen in Innsbruck diskutiert - Ein Bericht zum informellen Treffen der EU-Verteidigungsminister [Current European Defense and Security Policy Issues: A Report about the European Defense Minister Meeting in Innsbruck], IFIR-Report 03/2006, http://www.ifir.at/report.php

Marion Wieser (2006): Die Abhaltung von Militärgerichtsverfahren gegen terrorverdächtige Personen in den USA aus menschen- und völkerrechtlicher Perspektive [Military Commissions Against Terrorist Suspects in the U.S. - A Human Rights and International Law Perspective], IFIR-Themenschwerpunkt 01/2006, http://www.ifir.at/themenschwerpunkt.php]

Marion Wieser (2004): Internationale Beziehungen - einmal anders. Ei Praxisbericht zum Vienna International Model United Nations (VIMUN) 2004 [A Different Approach to Internationale Relations: A Report about the Vienna INternational Model United Nations], IFIR-Praxisbericht, http://www.ifir/forschung_praxisberichte.php

Editorials
Assistant Editor (forthcoming): New Perspectives on Austria(ns) and World War II, Contemporary Austrian Studies, Volume XVII, The University of New Orleans, Transaction Publishers, Edison, NJ

Guest Editor (2008): Tulane Law Review, Volume 82, Issue 5, Tulane Law School, New Orleans, LA (USA)

Book Reviews
Marion Wieser (2005): Friedensgutachte 2004. Friedensstrategien abseits militärischer Gewalt [Peace Opinions 2004. Strategies for Peace Other Than Military Interventions], IFIR-Rezension, 01/2005, http://www.ifir.at/literatur_archiv/rezension_wieser.pdf?id=1

Presentations
“Religious Groups and their Influence on the 2006 Midterm Elections - Observations and Perspectives for the 2008 Elections”, Wirth Institute for Austrian and Central European Studies, University of Alberta, Canada, September 7, 2008.

“The Influence of Religious Groups on the 2006 Midterm Elections - Selected Observations”, Center Austria, University of New Orleans, April 30, 2008.

“One Nation Under God? - Religion und Politik in den USA” [“One Nation Under God? - Religion and Politics in the U.S.], Katholische Akademie Rabanus Magnus, Frankfurt a.M., Germany, 23./24. Juni 2006.

Other Work Experience

Sept. - Dec. 2005
Public Relations for the “New Orleans Support Initiative”, founded by the University of Innsbruck to support University of New Orleans faculty, staff, students and host families affected by Hurricane Katrina

2000, 2001, 2005, 2007
Teacher at the Ritten Middle School, Collalbo Italy (Social Studies, German, and Political Education)

1997 - 2000
Guardian in summer camps for children from poor or broken families in Caorle, Italy, and South tyrol, Italy, organized by “Caritas” charity

Memberships
Ordine Nazionale dei Giornalisti Italiani [Italian National Association of Journalists], Rome (since 2003)

Österreichische Gesellschaft für Politikwissenschaft [Austrian Political Science Association], Vienna (since 2006)

Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars (since 2007)

American Political Science Association (since 2008)

Languages
German (fluent), Italian (fluent), English (good), Spanish and Arabic (beginner)

 

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