Marian’s academic interest is in international political economy and global environmental politics. In particular, his research examines the institutional framework for international climate finance.

Awarded full funding from the Grantham Research Institute, he is jointly based at Grantham and the International Relations Department.


Marian teaches International Political Economy at the LSE Summer School and in the TRIUM Global Executive MBA programme. He also served as a deputy editor for the 44th volume of the Millennium Journal of International Studies.

Educated at the universities of Münster and Agder, he holds a Magister’s degree (with distinction) in political science, economics, and communication.

Prior to joining the LSE, Marian held a research and teaching position in International Relations and Development. His non-academic work experience includes political consulting and translation.

Research Interests

  • International climate finance
  • Lesson use in multilateral negotiations
  • Financialisation


Research - 2014

Research - 2013


News - 2018

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