Florian Gawehns is a graduate student in the Department of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland, College Park. His primary subfield is American Politics with specific interests in Congress, intra-party organizations and legislative behavior. Before starting graduate school at Maryland, he worked for 3 years for a NGO in his home country Germany.

Florian holds a M.A. and B.A. in Political Science from the Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg, a public, research-oriented university in the city of Halle, Germany.

You can find examples of his German publications here and his work in English here. You'll find a recent working paper here.

Areas of Interest

  • Congress
  • Intra-party organizations
  • Foreign Policy
  • Cyber Policy
  • Transatlantic Relations


  • Degree Type
    Degree Details
    Political Science
  • Degree Type
    Degree Details
    Political Science and Economics

Research Topics

  • American Politics
  • International Relations
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