Title: Political Science Professor
Company: University of Michigan
Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
Andrei S. Markovits, PhD, Professor at the University of Michigan, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in Political Science.
Dr. Markovits has held the title of Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of the University of Michigan since 2009, and since 2003 has taught as the Karl W. Deutsch Collegiate Professor of Comparative Politics and German Studies. He is the recipient of 2016 and 2007 Tronstein Awards, a 2012 Cross of the Order of Merit, First Class, bestowed by the Federal Republic of Germany, in addition to numerous teaching awards and visiting professorships. Notably, he taught as the Sir Peter Ustinov Professor at the University of Vienna in 2010, and visited the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 2005.
Dr. Markovits is a leader in comparative politics, political sociology, as well as German and European politics. He is a recognized fellow of the B’nai B’rith Foundation, among numerous contributions, and the author of several books on German politics and Jewish identity. He has also examined anti-Americanism in contemporary European culture in his book “Uncouth Nation: Why Europe Dislikes America.” He researched the increased presence of compassion in current American culture in his award-winning book “From Property to Family: American Dog Rescue and the Discourse of Compassion.” Dr. Markovits is an alumnus of Columbia University, holding numerous degrees leading up to a PhD in 1976. He also holds an honorary PhD from the Leuphana University of Lüneburg, Germany. Dr. Markovits is a recipient of an Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award, and has appeared in the pages of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Education, Who’s Who in American Politics, Who’s Who in the East, Who’s Who in the Midwest, Who’s Who in the West, Who’s Who in the World, and Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders in America. Recently, Dr. Markovitz was honored with a been honored with a Festschrift (a collection of writings published in honor of a scholar) in Germany for his work as a political scientist.
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