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- LENZ Hartmut
|Specialized field||International Relations, Global Governance, Game Theory|
|Classes||Regional Integration, Conflict and Cooperation, Bargaining Theory, Global Governance, Game Theory, and Research Methods.|
|Research theme||International Bargaining – Rationality and Choice, Great Power Politics in the World, Principles of International Relations, Seminar I-III, Capstone, Theory of European Integration|
Message to students
Hartmut Lenz joined Soka University in 2014 and currently holds the position of Professor of International Relations. Previously he has been a lecturer and Leverhulme Fellow at the London School of Economics, a Visiting Scholar at Harvard University, and a Nuffield Fellow at Oxford University.
His current research includes two main projects: "Domestic Constraints on Bargaining on the Intergovernmental Treaty Negotiations", which examines the impact of public opinion on intergovernmental negotiations, and a second project on "Effective Multilateralism and Regional Cooperation", which compares the impact of institutional structures on efficiency and conflict in regional cooperation.
Hartmut Lenz has won several major research grants including a Grant-in-Aid Kakenhi (C) grant (2019-23), Leverhulme grant – London School of Economics (2011-14), Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Ph.D. Scholarship, 2005–07
The main career
UNIVERSITY OF ESSEX (2003–06) Senior Research Officer, Conducting research within the ‘Domestic Structures and European Integration (DOSEI)’ research project.
Ph.D. in International Political Economy, UNIVERSITY OF ESSEX,
Thesis Title: “Bargaining on the European Constitution: Information Transmission and Political Failure”, supervised by Han Dorussen, 2009
Grant-in-Aid Kakenhi (C) grant -Project No. 19K01512- (2019-23),
Leverhulme grant – London School of Economics (2011-14),
Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Scholarship, 2005–07