Mathieu Rousselin is a lecturer in political science and international relations at the universities of Duisburg-Essen and Passau in Germany. Over the last three years, Mathieu has been a postdoctoral fellow with the Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations (Stuttgart) and the Centre for Global Co-operation Research (Duisburg). He holds a Ph.D. in international affairs and political economy from the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland and two Master’s Degrees from the Paris Institute of Political Studies in France and from the College of Europe in Poland/Belgium. His research interests include international co-operation and conflict research, global environmental governance, social movement theory and democratisation processes. His research has been published in New Media and Society, the European Foreign Affairs Review, theJournal of Environmental Policy and Planning, Critique or Scienceand Society. Mathieu is also the author of Widerstand (WestfälischesDampfboot, 2014), a book in German language on contemporary capitalism critique in France. Mathieu has also been involved in a number of cultural and scientific co-operation projects led by the Chios Institute of Mediterranean Affairs (2008-2011) and by the international research group “Tunisia in Transition” (2011-2016) funded by the German Academic Exchange Service. A French national, Mathieu lives in Dortmund with his wife Yvonne and his son Noah.