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Maria Abad Andrade (nèe Haimerl)

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Research Associate

Department of Social Sciences
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

(nèe Haimerl) holds a MA in Political Science from Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin and University of Potsdam and a BA in Social Sciences from Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf. She obtained her PhD in in Political Science from Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. During her studies she spent one semester at Boğaziçi University in Istanbul. Her primary research and teaching areas constitutional politics, transformation and democratization, institutions, especially constitutional courts and Turkish politics. Her PhD deals with decision-making by constitutional courts, especially the Turkish Constitutional Court.

Selected Publications

Haimerl, M. (2017, January 1).
The Turkish Constitutional Court under the amended Turkish Constitution [Blog post]. Retrieved from

Haimerl, M. (2017, November 23).
A constituent assembly only in name? Part III on Venezuela’s Constituent Assembly [Blog post]. Retrieved from

Haimerl, M. (2014).
The Supreme Constitutional Court of Egypt (SCC) after Mubarak, the ECPR General Conference, Glasgow, September 3-6, 2014.

Haimerl, M. (2014).
Agent der Neuen oder der Alten Ordnung? Die politische Rolle des ägyptischen Verfassungsgerichts nach der ägyptischen Revolution 2011 (Working Paper No. 12), Berlin: Freie Universität Berlin, Center for North African and Middle Eastern Politics.

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