Antje Wiener is Professor of Political Science at the University of Hamburg.
Wiener (PhD Carl 1996, MA FUB 1989) has held the Chair of Political Science, especially Global Governance, at the University of Hamburg since 2009. She is an elected By-Fellow of Hughes Hall, Cambridge and has been a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences since 2011. Before coming to Hamburg, she taught in the USA, Canada and the UK, where she held chairs in International Studies at Queen's University Belfast and the University of Bath.
Her research and teaching centres on IR Theory, especially norms research and contestation theory. Recently, she completed a EURIAS Senior Fellowship at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study, and an Opus Magnum Fellowship of the Volkswagen Foundation. The latter was conducted at the Institute of Advanced Studies in the Humanities at the University of Edinburgh, and at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law at the University of Cambridge where her latest book Contestation and Constitution of Norms in Global International Relations (CUP 2018) was completed.
She has held numerous visiting fellowships at leading research institutions worldwide, including Stanford, Sussex, the New School, Victoria, Oxford, Cambridge, Toronto, Florence, the LSE and Edinburgh. She is co-founding editor, with Jim Tully, of the interdisciplinary journal Global Constitutionalism(CUP since 2012). She has served on the boards of several leading academic journals, including European Political Science Review (2009-2014) and edits the new Springer Series Norm Research in International Relations. In addition to numerous journal publications her many books include ‘European' Citizenship Practice: Building Institutions of a Non-State (Westview 1998), The Invisible Constitution of Politics: Contested Norms and International Encounters (CUP 2008) and A Theory of Contestation (Springer 2014).