Dr Benjamin Faude

Dr Benjamin Faude

LSE Fellow in Global Politics (Joint appointment with International Relations)

Department of Government

+44 (0)20 7955 7805
Room No
CBG 3.08
Office Hours
Tuesdays 12:00 - 13:00
Connect with me

English, German
Key Expertise
International Institutions, Global Governance, International Theory

About me

Benjamin Faude is LSE Fellow in Global Politics. He has received a PhD from the University of Bamberg. Prior to joining LSE, Faude worked at the WZB Berlin Social Sciences Center. He also held visiting positions at the University of California at Berkeley and the Vrije Universiteit Brussels.


Research interests

  • International Institutions
  • Global Governance
  • Regime Complexity
  • International Courts and Tribunals
  • International Theory

Teaching responsibilities

  • GV4K4: The Politics of Globalization
  • IR470: International Political Economy
  • IR412: International Institutions

Selected publications

  • Faude, Benjamin (2018): "How the Fragmentation of the International Judiciary Affects the Performance of International Judicial Bodies". In: Theresa Squatrito/Oran R. Young/Andreas Follesdal/Geir Ulfstein (Eds.): The Performance of International Courts and Tribunals. Studies on International Courts and Tribunals. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 234-260.
  • Faude, Benjamin/Gehring, Thomas (2017): "Regime Complexes as Governance Systems". In: Wayne Sandholtz/Christopher A. Whytock (Eds.): Research Handbook on the Politics of International Law. Research Handbooks in International Law Series. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, p. 176-203.
  • Gehring, Thomas/Faude, Benjamin (2014): "A Theory of Emerging Order within Institutional Complexes. How Competition among Regulatory International Institutions Leads to Institutional Adaptation and Division of Labor". In: Review of International Organizations, Vol. 9, No. 4, S. 471-498. (Vorab online publiziert 15. Juni 2014)
  • Zürn, Michael/Faude, Benjamin (2013): "On Fragmentation, Differentiation, and Coordination". In: Global Environmental Politics, Vol. 13, No. 3, S. 119-130.
  • Gehring, Thomas/Faude, Benjamin (2013): "The Dynamics of Regime Complexes. Microfoundations and Systemic Effects". In: Global Governance - A Review of Multilateralism and International Organizations, Vol. 19, No. 1, Special Focus "Regime Complexity", S. 119-130.