Frank Deppe studied sociology, political science and national economics in Frankfurt and Marburg in the 1960s. From 1972 to 2006 he was professor of political science in Marburg. His work focuses on political theory, analysis of capitalism, history and politics of the workers movement, European integration and international political economy. His latest publications include: Europa im Schlepptau der Finanzmärkte (2011) and Gewerkschaften in der Großen Transformation (2012).