Wolfgang Seibel is a Full Professor of Politics and Public Administration in Konstanz and an Adjunct Professor of Public Administration at the Hertie School of Governance, Berlin. He studied political science and administrative science at Marburg University and at the German Graduate School of Administrative Science, Speyer. Seibel obtained his PhD at the University of Kassel (1982) where he also completed his Habilitation in Political Science (1988). He was a Fellow of the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin (Institute for Advanced Study) (2004/2005), a Guest Professor at the University of California at Berkeley (1994) and twice a Temporary Member of the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton (1989/90, 2003). In 2009, he was elected a member of the Heidelberg Academy of Science. His recent work focuses on the theory of public administration and on international bureacracies in various forms ranging from occupation regimes during World War II and its impact on the Holocaust to humanitarian intervention and complex UN peacekeeping missions. His books include "The Nonprofit Sector in Germany," 2001 (with Helmut K. Anheier); „Verwaltete Illusionen“ [Managerial Illusions. The Privatization of the GDR Economy and the Role of the Treuhandanstalt], 2005; “Networks of Nazi Persecution. Bureaucracy, Business and the Organization of the Holocaust,” 2005 (ed., with Gerald D. Feldman); “Macht und Moral. Die ‘Endlösung der Judenfrage’ in Frankreich 1940-1944” [Power and Morality. The ‚Final Solution of the Jewish Question in France, 1940-1944; US edition under contract with Michigan University Press], 2010; „Der prekäre Staat. Herrschaft und Verwaltung im Nationalsozialismus“ [The Precarious State. Power and Administration in Nazi Germany], 2011 (ed., with Sven Reichardt); “Peace Operations as Political and Managerial Challenges,” forthcoming (International Peace Institute & Lynne Rienner Publ.; ed., with Till Blume, Julian Junk and Francesco Mancini).