Short Bio

Roman Goldbach worked from December 2008 to March 2013 as a doctoral researcher and lecturer at the Department of Political Science of the University of Göttingen. Since April 2013, he works as a postdoctoral researcher University of Dresden.

Prior to his academic activity he worked as management consultant on a wide variety of strategic and operational projects in the private sector. His areas of interest lie in the fields of international and comparative political economy. His current foci in research and teaching are the role of transnational networks and regulatory regimes in global governance as well as the institutional mechanisms in the governance of international finance.

Curriculum Vitae as PDF

Research And Teaching Interests

General Areas: International relations, political economy, specializing in international/ comparative political economy and global governance

Current Focus: Regulation of finance, global banking oversight, transnational governance and regulatory regimes, European Economic and Monetary Union


12/2008 - 12/2012
Ph.D. at the Department of Political Sciences, University of Goettingen; Dissertation on global financial regulation; Advisor: Prof. Dr. Andreas Busch

Doctoral thesis; successfully defended on 21. January 2013: The Political Economy of Transnational Regulatory Regimes in Global Finance. Basel II, Financial Stability and Deficient Political Control Mechanisms

Dr. des. disc. pol. (summa cum laude)

10/1999 - 08/2006
Studies of Public Policy and Management at the Universities of Constance and Kingston (London); Degree: Diploma (MA equivalent)