Constantin Eckner

PhD Researcher in Modern History, University of St Andrews

Constantin Christoph Eckner is a writer and academic researcher. He holds a Master of Arts in History from University of Goettingen and a Master of Letters in Modern History from University of St Andrews. He is currently a doctoral researcher at the latter. His project on the “asylum debate” is funded by the Friedrich Naumann Foundation, the St Leonard’s College and the German History Society, and supervised by Prof Dr Riccardo Bavaj. His academic research interests centre on populism, political rhetoric, and migration policy.

Experience

  • 2018–present
    Research fellow, Human Security Centre
  • 2016–present
    PhD Researcher in Modern History, University of St Andrews

Education

  • 2016 
    University of Goettingen, M.A. in History
  • 2015 
    University of St Andrews, M.Litt. in Modern History
  • 2013 
    Chemnitz University of Technology, B.A. in European History

Grants and Contracts

  • 2017
    Travel Grant
    Role:
    PhD Researcher
    Funding Source:
    German History Society
  • 2016
    PhD Scholarship
    Role:
    PhD Researcher
    Funding Source:
    Friedrich Naumann Foundation

Professional Memberships

  • Royal Historical Society
  • German Council on Foreign Relations