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Prof. Dr. Detlef Nolte


Short CV

  • Since 06/2019: German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP)

  • Since 05/2019: honorary member of the Instituto de Iberoamérica, Universidad de Salamanca

  • 2018 - 2019 Visiting professor University of Sao Paulo (USP), Universidad Católica (Santiago de Chile), FLACSO Argentinia and Universidad del Salvador (Buenos Aires)

  • 2006 - 05/2018: Director, GIGA Institute of Latin American Studies

  • 2007 - 2016: Vice President, GIGA Institute of Global and Area Studies

  • 2011 - 2014: Acting President of the GIGA

  • 1989 - 2006: Deputy Director, GIGA Institute for Ibero-American Studies

  • Since 1989: Senior Research Fellow, GIGA Institute of Latin American Studies, Hamburg; Senior Lecturer, University of Hamburg, Latin American

  • Studies Program and Department of Social Sciences

  • 1978 - 1989: Lecturer and Research Fellow, University of Mannheim, Department of Social Science

  • Education: MA, Political Science, German Literature, History (University of Mannheim); Ph.D., Political Science (University of Mannheim); Habilitation, Political Science (University of Hamburg)

Current Research

  • Accountability and Participation

  • Global Orders and Foreign Policies

Countries and Regions

  • Latin America, especially Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Paraguay

Research Programme

  • Regional Powers

  • Political Institutions in Latin America

  • "Failed presidencies"

  • Transitional Justice