Faculty- International Relations

Department Administration

Department Head

Dr. Franco Algieri
Current Position: Head of Department, Associate Professor of International Relations, Webster Vienna Private University
Email: francoalgieri35@webster.edu
Specialty: European and Asian Security Studies, EU-Asia Relations, EU Foreign Policy

Department Coordinator/Graduate Advisor

Joachim Honeck, MA.
Current Position: Department Coordinator, Graduate Advisor, Research Fellow
Email: irdepartment@webster.ac.atjoachim.honeck@webster.ac.at

Academic Advisor

Dr. Thomas Grischany
Current Position: Undergraduate Advisor
Email: thomas.grischany@webster.ac.at

Employed Faculty

Dr. Elina Brutschin
Current Position: Assistant Professor of International Relations, Webster Vienna Private University
Email: elinabrutschin60@webster.edu
Specialty: European Energy Policy, Research Methods, Politics of Eastern Europe

Dr. Ryan Crawford
Current Position: Assistant Professor of Political Philosophy, Webster Vienna Private University
Email: ryan.crawford@webster.ac.at
Specialty: Contemporary Political Philosophy, Critical Theory, History of Philosophy
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Johannes Pollak
Current Position: University Director, Professor of Political Science, Webster Vienna Private University; Department Head, Political Science, Vienna Institute for Advanced Studies
Email: johannes.pollak@webster.ac.at
Specialties: European Integration Studies and Democratic Theory

Dr. Samuel R. Schubert
Current Position: University Associate Director, Assistant Professor of International Relations, Webster Vienna Private University
Email: samuelschubert30@webster.edu
Specialties: International Relations Theory, Energy Geopolitics, Terrorism, US Foreign Policy, Comparative Foreign Policy, and Security Studies

Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Jozef Batora
Comenius University, Bratislava
Email: jozefbatora15@webster.edu
Areas of Expertise: Diplomatic History, European Integration, EU Foreign Policy, Transatlantic Security Architecture

Dr. Federico Bordonaro
Center of Excellence for Stability Police Units, Italy;  Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade, and Development of Canada, Embassy of Canada, Italy
Email: fbordonaro38@webster.edu
Specialties: Geopolitics, Russian-Western Strategic Relations, Energy Policy and Geoeconomics

Dr. Franz Cede
Professor Emeritus Andrassy University Budapest; Ambassador Emeritus to the Russian Federation (1999-2003) and the Kingdom of Belgium (2003-2007) for the Republic of Austria
Email: franzcede59@webster.edu
Specialties: International Law, Diplomacy 
Univ.-Ass. Mag. Dr. Marcel Fink
Department of Goverment, University of Vienna; Editor, Austrian Journal of Political Science
Email: marcelfink07@webster.edu
Specialty: Comparative Politics

Dr. Eric Frey
Managing Editor, Der Standard, Vienna
Email: efrey@webster.edu
Speciality: International Political Economy
Dr. Thomas Grischany
University of Chicago
Email: tgrischany63@webster.edu
Specialty: European History

Univ.-Ass. MMag. Ralph Janik, LL.M.
University of Vienna
Specialty: International Law

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Irmgard Marboe
Faculty of Law, University of Vienna
Email: irmgardmarboe66@webster.edu
Specialties: International Law, Space Law, Intercultural Dialogue, Culture in International and European Law
Dr. Monika Mokre
Austrian Academy of Sciences; Chairwoman, Austrian Political Science Association
Email: monikamokre25@webster.edu
Specialties: Globalization and Culture Politics

Dr. Lydia Wazir-Staubmann
Department of General Education, Webster Vienna Private University
Email: lydiawazir37@webster.edu
Specialty: Political Debate