Julia Bader is Assistant Professor for International Relations in the Department of Political Science at the University of Amsterdam and an Associate Fellow at the German Development Institute. She joined the Department of Political Science and the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research in July 2012. Before joining UvA, Julia Bader worked as a research fellow at the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) in Bonn (Germany) for five years. Julia Bader holds a MA in Politics and Management from Konstanz University and a PhD in Political Science from Heidelberg University.
Julia Bader's work focuses on China´s foreign relations; regime transition and autocratic stability, international relations and foreign policy, development assistance and human right. She is a member of the International Diffusion and Cooperation of Authoritarian Regimes - IDCAR-Network.
J. Bader (forthcoming). Propping up dictators? Economic Cooperation from China and its Impact on Authoritarian Persistence in Party and Non-Party Regimes. European Journal of Political Research
J. Bader (2015). China's foreign relations and the survival of autocracies (Routledge explorations in development studies). London: Routledge.
J. Bader (2015). China, autocratic patron? An empirical investigation of China as a factor in autocratic survival. International Studies Quarterly, 59(1), 23-33.
J. Bader (2015). The political economy of external exploitation. A comparative investigation of China's foreign relations. Democratization, 22(1), 1-21.
J. Bader & J. Faust (2014). Foreign Aid, Democratization and Autocratic Survival. International Studies Review. doi: 10.1111/misr.12158
J. Bader & A. Kästner (2014). External autocracy promotion? The autocratic potential of Russian and Chinese foreign policies. In A. Croissant, S. Kailitz, P. Koellner & S. Wurster (Eds.), Comparing autocracies in the early Twenty-first Century. Vol 2: The Performance and Persistence of Autocracies.
J. Bader, J. Grävingholt & A. Kästner (2010). Would autocracies promote autocracy? A political economy perspective on regime-type export in regional neighbourhoods. Contemporary Politics, 16 (1), 81-100.