Markus Pausch is political scientist at the University of Applied Sciences Salzburg and owner of EURODEMPA European Democracy Projects.

Employment history

Owner of EURODEMPA Research and Consultancy

2013 – 2014: Head of the Centre for Futures Studies at the University of Applied Sciences (SUAS)

Since 2010: Professor (FH)

Since 2007: Researcher at the Centre for Futures Studies

01/2010 – 09/2013: Deputy Head of the Centre for Futures Studies at SUAS, Coordinator of the Research Group “Migration/Inclusion/Participation”

04/2012 – 02/2013: Deputy Head of the Master Programme “Innovation in the Field of Social-Profit”, member of the development team

03/2005 – 12/2006: Head of project and Junior Scientist at the Institute for European Integration Research of the Austrian Academy of Science Vienna

09/2004 – 06/2005: Assistant for the German language and Political Education at the Lycée Faidherbe Lille

04/2001 – 09/2004: Research assistant, Coordinator of the Jean-Monnet-Module for European Union Studies, Lecturer and Coordinator of the Erasmus-exchange programme at the Department of Political Science and History of the Paris Lodron University of Salzburg

Education

03/2001 – 03/2003: Doctoral studies at the University of Salzburg, Department of Political Science and History (with distinction)

10/1995 – 03/2001:  Studies of Political Science, History and Sociology (Diploma in Political Science) at the Paris Lodron University of Salzburg (with distinction)

09/1998 – 06/1999: Studies of Political Science, History and Sociology at the Université de Lyon II (Certificat d’Études Politiques, avec mention)

Languages

Fluent in German, English and French (speaking, reading and writing)

Good knowledge in Spanish (speaking, reading, writing)

Basic knowledge in Russian, Italian, Dutch

Funded Research Projects (selection)

2013-2016 Lebensqualität und Innovation im Bundesland Salzburg, funded by the regional government of Salzburg (as coordinator/head of project)

2012-2014 MMWD: Making Migration Work for Development, funded by the European Union (EFRE), http://www.migration4growth.eu (as project partner and coordinator of SUAS team)

2011-2015 Integral: Future-oriented and integrated management of European Forest Landscapes, funded by the European Union, http://integral-project.eu (as project partner and coordinator of SUAS team until 09/2013)

2007-2010 Evaluation of the Project “Gesundes Salzburg 2010”, funded by the Austrian Health Funds (as coordinator)

2004-2006 The Referenda on the European Constitution. A crucial moment for the emergence of a European Public Sphere? Institute for European Integration Research, Austrian Academy of Science, funded by the Austrian Ministry for Science and Research (as coordinator/head of project)

Reviewer

Austrian Journal of Political Science (ÖZP), Social Indicators Research, Journal of Common Market Studies, Zeitschrift für Zukunftsforschung, European Journal of Futures Research

Memberships

Austrian Political Science Association, European Consortium of Political Research, RC on Democratic Innovation, Futuribles, Standing Group on Participation

Research abroad

Universidad de Granada, Ciencías políticas (09 – 12/2000 and 03-05/2002)

European Institutions Brussels and University of Louvain (06 – 08/2002)

Lille, France  (09/2004 – 06/2005)

Moscow, Russia (2005/06)

Teaching Experience (selection)

University of Applied Sciences Salzburg, Department of Social Work:

Die Zukunft der Demokratie in der globalisierten Welt (current)

Soziale und politische Partizipation (current)

Die Zukunft gesellschaftlicher Probleme und sozialer Konflikte (current)

Politische Rahmenbedingungen der Sozialen Arbeit (current)

Paris Lodron University of Salzburg, Department of Political Science and Sociology:

Demokratie und Partizipation in Europa (summer term 2013)

Lebensqualität und Politik (summer term 2012)

Revolution und Revolte (winter term 2008)

Einführung in das Studium der Politikwissenschaft (winter terms 2009/2010 and earlier)

Einführung in die Politik der Europäischen Union II (summer term 2012 and earlier)

Einführung in die Politische Theorie und Ideengeschichte II (summer term 2010 and earlier)

St. John’s University, College of Saint Benedict, European Program Salzburg:

European Politics (winter terms 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013)

Bowling Green State University, European Program Salzburg:

Austrian and European Politics (summer term 2007)

Université de Lyon II, Institut d’Études Politiques:

La sphère publique européenne (winter term 2005, enseignant vacataire)

Lycée Faidherbe, Classes préparatoires, Lille:

La politique de l’Union Européenne (summer term 2005)