Dr. Franz Eder

Associate Professor of International Relations, University of Innsbruck.

Welcome to my Website! I am Associate Professor of International Relations at the Department of Political Science at the University of Innsbruck. Since 2021, I am also the Dean of the Innsbruck School of Social and Political Sciences.

To learn more about me, have a look at my Curriculum Vitae.

In my research, I focus on the the foreign and security policy of states (especially the U.S. and Austria) and on counter-terrorism policies. Furthermore, I investigate methodological questions of studying International Relations and Foreign Policy and I am especially focusing on Discourse Network Analysis and Quantitative Text Analysis.

For more details on my research, have a look at my publications and my current research projects.

In my teaching, I primarily focus on the topics of Academic Writing, Introduction to International Relations, Foreign Policy Analysis, (Counter)Terrorism, Actors and Agency in International Relations and on Methods of Social Sciences. For more information, have a look at my courses.