Teaching

University of Konstanz (2016 - present)

Students have to follow the Guidelines for Academic Writing and Academic Presentations. 

Requirements for students seeking a reference letter from Professor Mergel: You must have taken at least two courses with Professor Mergel and passed them with grade 1.0 or 1.3, or written your Bachelor or Master thesis under Professor Mergel's supervision, or have worked as a research assistant at the Chair of Public Administration. Please contact Claudia Däumling with your inquiries, including your transcripts (with your grades), CV, motivation, reasons for applying to a specific program or funding organization, and the contact/address of the person who has to receive the reference letter.

Winter semester 2017 -2018

  1. Applying Public Management Theory to Real-Life Cases in the Public Sector
  2. Advanced Topics in Public Sector Innovation Management
  3. Digitale Transformation der öffentlichen Verwaltung
  4. Kolloquium
  5. Verwaltung in Netzwerken (Hegele)


Summer semester 2017

Professor Mergel will be on research leave and classes for the summer semester are offered by Dr. Daniel Rölle and Yvonne Hegele:

  1. Experimente in den Sozial- und Verwaltungswissenschaften (Rölle)
  2. Empirische Verwaltungsforschung: Von der Untersuchungsfrage zum Untersuchungsdesign (Rölle)
  3. Öffentliche Verwaltung und Öffentlichkeitsarbeit – Konzepte, empirische Befunde und Praxisbeispiele (Rölle)
  4. Proseminar II: Vertrauen in die Politik und in die Verwaltung (Rölle)
  5. Kolloquium (Rölle)
  6. Regierung und Verwaltung in Intergouvernementalen Verhandlungen (Hegele)
  7. Ministerialverwaltung im deutschen föderalen System (Hegele)
  8.  Dynamical network analysis (as part of Polnet Summer School) (Mergel)

Winter semester 2016-2017 

  1. POL-11795-20162 - Einführung in die Verwaltungswissenschaft - BA (Vorlesung)
  2. POL-20110-20162 - Managing Digital Innovations - MA (engl.)
  3. POL-20070-20162 - Proseminar II - Introduction to Innovation Management - BA (engl.)
  4. POL-19720-20162 - Advanced Topics in Innovation Management - BA (engl.)
  5. POL-28920-20162 - Kolloquium für BA-/MA-Arbeiten (engl./dt.)

2006-2016

Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University (2008-2016)

Spring 2016
(1) PAI 730 Managing Digital Innovations in the Public Sector

Fall 2015
(1) PAI 741 Social Media in the Public and Nonprofit Sector
(2) PAI 712 Public Organizations and Management

Spring 2015
(1) PAI 741 Social Media in the Public and Nonprofit Sector
(2) PAI 712 Public Organizations and Management

Fall 2014
(1) PAI 730 Digital Government
(2) PAI 712 Public Organizations and Management

Spring 2014
(1) PAI 730 Digital Government
(2) PAI 752 MPA Workshops

Fall 2013
(1) PAI 730 Social Media in the Public Sector
(2) PAI 712-6 Public Organizations and Management

Spring 2013
(1) PAI 730 Social Media in the Public Sector
(2) PAI 712 Public Organizations and Management

Fall 2012
(1) PAI 730 Social Media and the 2012 Election
(2) PAI 712 Public Organizations and Management

Spring 2012
(1) PPA 730 Government 2.0

Fall 2011
No classes offered - Research leave until January 2012

Spring 2011
(1) PPA 730 Government 2.0

Fall 2010
(1) PPA709 Public Organizations & Management
(2) PPA730 New Media Management

Spring 2010
(1) PPA730 Networked Governance
(2) PPA730 Government 2.0

Fall 2009
(1) PPA709 Public Organizations & Management
(2) PPA730 New Media Management

Spring 2009
(1) PPA730 Networked Governance

Fall 2008
(1) PPA709-2 Public Organizations & Management
(2) PPA730-12 Government 2.0

Harvard University (2006-2008)

Spring 2008
(1) STM 504: Network Analysis for Managers and Analysts, Prof. David Lazer, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Teaching Fellow
(2) OBHR E 110 - Organizational Behavior, full term course, Harvard University Extension School, Master of Liberal Arts in Management
(3) OBHR E 107 - Organizational and Career Networking for Managers, full term course, Harvard University Extension School, Master of Liberal Arts in Management

Fall 2007
(1) OBHR E 110 - Organizational Behavior, full term course, Harvard University Extension School, Master of Liberal Arts in Management
(2) Tutorial on "Application of Social Network Analysis in Digital Government Research", May 22, 2007, dg.O 2007, together with Prof. David Lazer (Harvard U.), Prof. Noshir Contractor (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Spring 2007
(1) STM 504: Network Analysis for Managers and Analysts, Prof. David Lazer, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Teaching Assistant
(2) Tutorial on "Application of Social Network Analysis in Digital Government Research", May 24, 2006, dg.O 2006, together with Prof. David Lazer (Harvard U.), Prof. Noshir Contractor (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Dr. Timothy Huerta (Texas Tech University)

Spring 2006
(1) STM 504: Network Analysis for Managers and Analysts, Prof. David Lazer, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Teaching Assistant
(2) Tutorial on "Application of Social Network Analysis in Digital Government Research", May 15, 2005, dg.O 2005 The National Conference on Digital Government Research, together with Prof. David Lazer (Harvard U.) and Prof. Noshir Contractor (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)