Raphael Reinke

Raphael Reinke, Dr.

Senior Assistant

Phone: 044 634 63 49


Curriculum vitae

Raphael Reinke is a post-doctoral researcher at the chair for international relations and political economy. He has been a doctoral student at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy, and in his dissertation he examines the politics of the banking bailouts during the recent global financial crisis. He was a visiting doctoral student at the LSE’s European Institute in 2012 and the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies in Cologne in 2013. He received a Diplom (MA equivalent) in international economics from the Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, Germany.

Raphael Reinke was awarded the Linz-Rokkan Prize in Political Sociology in June 2015. The Department of Political and Social Sciences at the European University Institute has instituted this Prize in honor of two great postwar political sociologists, the late Stein Rokkan and Juan Linz. The Prize is awarded annually for the best EUI thesis in a field of political sociology engaging with a theme in the broadly defined fields of work of Juan Linz and Stein Rokkan.

Research interests

Political economy, comparative politics, business power, politics of banking and financial crises.