Professor Peter Haas has been awarded the Karl W. Deutsch Guest Professor 2009.
Through the Karl W. Deutsch Guest Professorship the WZB seeks to honour
the life and accomplishments of one of its long-time Directors, Karl W.
Deutsch (1912 – 1992). Karl W. Deutsch emigrated to the United States in
1938 and was a Professor of Political Science at a number of American
universities, the last being Harvard. He served as a Director at the WZB from
1975 through 1987. The WZB welcomes social scientists with strong research
records or promising projects in comparative social and political research – a
field in which Karl W. Deutsch was a pioneer – to spend several months in