Dr. Christian Boulanger

Department Coordinator
European Affairs Commissioner mpilhlt

Main Focus

  • Sociology of law & socio-legal studies, sociology of doctrine
  • Comparative history of socio-legal studies
  • Digital humanities, in particular the application of bibliometric and scientometric methods and network analysis
  • Comparative constitutionalism and comparative judicial studies


Curriculum Vitae

Christian Boulanger studied modern history, law and political science in Heidelberg, Berlin and Seattle. He has a PhD in political science from Free University of Berlin. His recent academic career includes the following positions:

Since November 2020
Research Fellow und Department Coordinator at the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History

 Jan. 2018 - Oct. 2020
Academic Coordinator of the Leibniz Prize Project ‘Recht im Kontext’ at the Chair of Prof. Dr. Christoph Möllers, Faculty of Law, Humboldt University of Berlin

Nov. 2016 - Dec. 2017
Academic Coordinator of ‘Recht im Kontext’ at the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin / Institute of Advance Studies

Feb. 2012 - Oct. 2016
Academic Officer at the Forum Transregionale Studien, Berlin

Jan. 2009 - Aug. 2011
Research Associate and Executive Coordinator at the Law and Society Institute Berlin (LSI Berlin), Humboldt University of Berlin

Sept. 2006 - Dec. 2007
Research Associate at the Chair of Prof. Dr. Susanne Baer, Faculty of Law, Humboldt University of Berlin

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