German and European social policy
Annette Zimmer studied political science, history, economics and philosophy in Mannheim and Heidelberg
1986-1988 Visiting Fellow at Yale University (Program on Nonprofit Organizations)
1989-1995 research assistant at the University GH Kassel Economics department
1998-1999 Visiting Professor at the University of Toronto Centre for International Studies
Since 1996 professor of german and european social policy and comparative political science at the University of Münster Institute of Political Science
Professor of German and European social policy and comparative political science at the Institute for Political Science at the Westphalian Wilhelm University Münster.
Focus of research: non-profit organisations (NPOs); New Public Management; lobbying; policy analysis, particularly social and cultural policy, association and interest group research.
Europe, organisation, social movements, politics, voluntary work, civil society, organisations, NPO, associations, political science, European social policy, interest representation, citizen involvement