Peter Walkenhorst


  • Department: International and Comparative Politics
  • Complementary Department(s): Economics
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Professor Walkenhorst, a German national, teaches courses in the International and Comparative Politics and the Economics Department. Prior to joining AUP, he worked as division manager in the Research Department of the African Development Bank, as senior economist in the World Bank’s Poverty Reduction & Economic Management Network, and as economist in the OECD’s Departments for economics, trade, and agriculture. He holds a PhD in applied economics from Stanford University, and degrees in agricultural sciences and economics from University of Bonn.


  • PhD (applied economics), Stanford University
  • Dipl.-Ing. agr. & Dipl.-rer. pol., University of Bonn