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Humanities Research Fellow Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Henriette Müller joined NYUAD in October 2015 as a Research Fellow in the Humanities Research Fellowship Program. Müller is a political scientist whose research focuses on comparative politics, comparative government and governance studies with a particular focus on political leadership.
She completed her PhD thesis at the Humboldt University on “The Commission Presidents and European Integration: Political Leadership Performance in Supranational Governance” in Political Science at the Humboldt University Berlin (HU) and the Global Governance department at the Berlin Social Science Center (WZB).
She was also an affiliate at the Berlin Graduate School of Social Sciences (BGSS) and the French-German Doctoral College "construire les différences," a cooperation between Humboldt University and L’Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS).
Müller studied political science, applied linguistics and literature at the Humboldt University Berlin (HU) and the universities of Hildesheim, Germany, and Pablo de Olavide in Sevilla, Spain. At the NYUAD Research Institute she will conduct a comparative analysis on the influence of political leadership on economic development, exploring this relationship at the example of countries from the Gulf region, Europe, and Asia.