Johannes Maerk has taught Political Philosophy at the University of Baja California Sur and Cultural Studies at Intercontinental University in Mexico City. He has been Professor in International Relations at the public University of Quintana Roo (Mexico) from 1997 to 2004 (currently on leave). Since 2005 Johannes is director of Ideaz in Vienna and lecturer at various universities in Vienna and abroad. His publications include Existe una epistemología latinoamericana? (co-editor Magaly Cabrolié and Como democratizar la democracia?. A publication list you can find here.
Christian Suchy is an independent scholar and collaborates with a Library-Project in Nicaragua.
Walter Fend has been working at the Institute of Conflict Research/Vienna and is currently desk officer at the Federal Office for Immigration and Asylum (BFA). Between 1998 and 2003 Walter was a member of the OSCE-Mission to Croatia and has been participating since 1996 in several OSCE and EU Election Observation Missions in the Balkans, Palestine and Yemen.
Klaus Fischer obtained a PhD in political science from the University of Innsbruck, Austria. He works as journalist for Austrian and Foreign media. He focuses on energy issues and sustainable development. Klaus has numerous publications in German and English in his field of specialization – among them: „World Energy Security Policy - Asia on the Move“ In: „China: The Rising Power“ (editores Gunter Hauser y Franz Kernic, 2009) asi como „Environmental Protection: Global Challenges for the EU“ In: „The European Union - A Global Actor?“ (Editores Sven Gareis, Gunter Hauser y Franz Kernic, 2013).
Academic Advisory Board
The Academic Advisory Board provides the staff with guidance on all academic matters, particularly in regard to establishing the research agenda.
Ian Angus, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada.
Ian Boxill, The University of The West Indies, Mona, Jamaica.
Holger Henke, Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs at Wenzhou-Kean University, China.
Thomas Kesselring, University Bern, Switzerland.