Chair, DAAD Selection Committee for DAAD Professor, Seattle and Bonn, 2011/12. University of Washington Faculty Senate, 2006 – 2010.

Henry M. Jackson School, University of Washington. Advisory Committee, Center for Western European Studies, University of Washington. 2002 – present.

Henry M. Jackson School, University of Washington. Executive Committee, European Studies, University of Washington. 2004 – present.

Center for Communication and Civic Engagement, University of Washington. Advisory Board, 2003 – present.

Henry M. Jackson School, University of Washington. Search Committee, Professorship on Security in Central Asia/Caucasus, 2007.

University of Washington, German Faculty Exchange Committee. 2006 – present.

UW, European Union Center Graduate Fellowship Awards 2010.

UW, German Academic Exchange Professorship Selection Committee.

UW-JSIS, Member of Selection Committee European Union Faculty Awards 2010.

UW-JSIS, Member of Selection Committee Jackson School Leadership Awards 2007 – 2009.

EMGIP Committee of the German Academic Exchange Service (Emigree Memorial German Parliament Internship Program) 2005 – 2009.

Public Service

European Union Civil Society Contact Group, Brussels. Invitation (with Lance Bennett CCCE) to present “NGOs and European Publics” research. The CSCG is the alliance of the eight largest norms and rights based NGO sectors in Europe and the official interlocutor of EU institutions. 2010.

Rotary Club. Invited Speaker. Talk: “Derailed or defeated: The Future of the European Union”. Seattle. 2009.

Women’s University Club. Invited Speaker. Talk: “Derailed or defeated: The Future of the European Union”. Seattle. 2009.

Sustainable Seattle (NGO). Invited participant, workshop on participatory governance. Seattle. 2008.

University of Washington Club. Lecture “Can there be Patriotism after Soccer? Angela Merkel, Unified Germany, and the World Cup”. Seattle. 2007.

Sunset Club. Lecture “Angela Merkel and the Transformation of German Politics”. Seattle. 2006.

World Affairs Council. Lecture “Old Europe and New Europe”. Seattle. 2005.

Heinrich-Böll-Foundation (Green Party Germany) Conference: “Women and Work within Sustainable Development”.Presentation and Workshop Convenor: “Between Labor Market and Volunteerism – Options for the Future of Labor Society”, Berlin. 1998.

Federal Organization of Critical Lawyers, Germany. Lecture: “Gender Regimes and Democracy”, Göttingen. 1997.

Other Service

Co-Founder. Women and Politics Section of the German Political Science Association. 1992.

Co-Founder. Femina Politica (The leading German speaking academic journal on gender and politics). 1994.

Recent reviewer for International Journal of Feminist Politics, Comparative Political Studies, Political Communication, Femina Politica.

Recent project reviewer for Leibnitz Society, Israel Science foundation, German Academic Exchange Service.