Julia Bader is Assistant Professor for International Relations in the Department of Political Science at the University of Amsterdam. She joined the Department of Political Science and the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research in July 2012. Before joining UvA, Julia Bader worked as a research fellow at the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) in Bonn (Germany) for five years. Julia Bader holds a MA in Politics and Management from Konstanz University and a PhD in Political Science from Heidelberg University.
Julia's work focuses on China´s foreign relations; regime transition and autocratic stability, international relations and foreign policy, development assistance and human rights. She is a member of the International Diffusion and Cooperation of Authoritarian Regimes - IDCAR-Network and an external partner of the project Undermining Hegemony. The US, China, Russia, and International Public Goods.
Julia's teaching includes various seminars on China's foreign policy and China's rise in international relations at the bachelor's and master's level, the supervision of students in writing their master's thesis, and the first-year bachelor's lecture course Introduction to Political Science Research.