Chair, International Affairs Program
207 Oechsle Center for Global Education

Other Titles

  • Chair, International Affairs Program
  • Associate Professor of International Affairs


  • Ph.D. Free University of Berlin

Vita: Angelika von Wahl is an Associate Professor in the International Affairs Program. von Wahl was previously an Associate Professor in the Departments of Political Science and International Relations at San Francisco State University. She has also been Adjunct Associate Professor and German Academic Exchange Professor (DAAD) in the Department of Sociology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Fulbright Student in Political Science at Duke University.

Special interests: comparative and international politics with an emphasis on public policy in post-industrial states, specifically the USA, Western Europe, and Japan

Research interests: welfare states and gender; global human rights and reparations

Selected publications:
Two monographs and numerous articles in journals such as West European Politics, Social Politics, and German Politics and Society.

“The Politics of Reparations: Why, When, and How Democratic Governments Get Involved” in Historical Justice in International Perspective, Manfred Berg and Bernd Schäfer (eds.)(Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 2008).

A number of publications on human rights and social policy are forthcoming.