Professor Antje Wiener holds the Chair of Political Science, especially Global Governance at the University of Hamburg. She is currently on leave with a two year Opus Magnum Fellowship awarded by the Volkswagen Foundation. She was made a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in the United Kingdom in 2011. A founding editor of the interdisciplinary journal Global Constitutionalism: Democracy, Human Rights, Rule of Law (Cambridge since 2012), she is the author of numerous articles and books including A Theory of Contestation (Springer 2014), The Invisible Constitution of Politics: Contested Norms and International Encounters (Cambridge 2008), and ‘European‘ Citizenship Practice: Building Institutions of a Non-State (Westview 1998). She previously held visiting fellowships at the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities at the University of Edinburgh and the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law and Hughes Hall, both at the University of Cambridge. Prior to coming to Hamburg in 2009, she held Chairs of Political Science and International Relations at Queen’s University Belfast and the University of Bath and held fellowships at the universities of Stanford, Sussex, Victoria, Florence and Oxford among others. Her current research and teaching interests are in the fields of International Relations Theory especially norms research, contestation, global governance, global constitutionalism, citizenship, and European Integration Theory. She served as Managing Director of the Centre for Globalisation and Governance (CGG) in Hamburg, and currently heads the Research Area 4 on Global Constitutionalism, Governance and World Society at the CGG. She received her Ph.D. in Political Science from Carleton University in Canada in 1996 and her MA (DiplPol) in Political Science at the Free University of Berlin in 1989. Prior to coming to Germany in 2009, she taught in Canada, the U.S., and the U.K.