Klaus-Gerd Giesen / Professor of Political Science at UNIVERSITE D'AUVERGNE, France

Klaus-Gerd Giesen, born in Germany, is currently professor of political science at the Université d’Auvergne in Clermont-Ferrand, France. He received his doctoral degree from the University of Geneva, Switzerland, and has successively been assistant and instructor at the University of Geneva, “privat-docent” at the University of Lausanne (Switzerland), adjunct professor and professor at the Catholic University of Louvain (Belgium), as well as professor at the University of Leipzig, Germany, where he was for some time the director of the Institute of Political Science.