Office: UAC 343
B.A., Martin Luther University
M.A., University of Leipzig
M.A., Ph.D., Syracuse University
Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science
Dr. Franziska Boehme joined Texas State University the fall 2019 semester as an assistant professor. Born and raised in Germany, Dr. Boehme completed her Bachelor of Arts in Intercultural European and American Studies at Martin Luther University and her Master of Arts in American Studies at the University of Leipzig. In 2011 she moved to Syracuse, NY where she earned her second Master of Arts degree in Political Science and in 2017 she completed her Ph.D. Prior to joining Texas State, she worked as a Visiting Assistant Professor at Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania. Her research focuses on the international human rights system, specifically the interaction between international law, international organizations, and domestic and regional politics. She is especially interested in international criminal law and transitional justice in Sub-Saharan Africa. For her book project on state cooperation with the International Criminal Court, she has conducted fieldwork in The Hague, South Africa, and Kenya. Her research has been published in the International Journal of Transitional Justice and the International Journal of Human Rights. At Texas State, she teaches classes on human rights and international law and organizations.