Jan Vogler is a Ph.D. candidate with a specialization in political economy and political methodology. His research covers a wide range of topics, including the organization of public bureaucracies, various forms of political and economic competition (in domestic and international settings), the legacies of imperial rule, and structures and perceptions of the European Union. In his dissertation, he analyzes the determinants of cross-national and cross-regional variation in the institutions of public administration by considering the impact of historical events. More details on various research projects can be found on his personal website.
Prior to his doctoral studies, he studied political science, economics, and international relations at Free University of Berlin, the University of California, Berkeley, and the London School of Economics and Political Science. In the past he has held scholarships/fellowships of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation, the German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes), and the Kenan Institute for Ethics and he currently is or will be a Program for Advanced Research in the Social Sciences (PARISS) Fellow, a German National Academic Foundation Dissertation Fellow, an Adam Smith Fellow, and a Humane Studies Fellow.