Political Scientist

Expert on

  • International Relations
  • International Security
  • Transatlantic Relations, NATO
  • German Foreign and Security Policy
  • American Foreign  and Security
  • Military Issues, German Armed Forces
  • European Integration


  • Interim Professor, Goethe University Frankfurt, International Relations
  • Adjunct Professor, Free University Berlin, Department of Political and Social Sciences
  • Interim Professor, External Relations of Germany and the European Union, Goethe-University Frankfurt
  • Interim Professor, International Politics, University of Mainz
  • Ralph I. Straus Visiting Professor, Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government
  • Visiting Associate Professor, Political Science Department, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
  • Lecturer, Berlin School of Economics and Law, Berlin
  • Lecturer, Intercultural Conflict Management, Alice-Salomon-Hochschule, Berlin
  • Visiting Research Fellow, American Institute for Contemporary German Studies, Washington, DC
  • Research Director, Aspen Institute Berlin
  • Visiting Lecturer
    • Waseda University, Tokyo
    • MGIMO, German Studies Russia, Moscow
  • Project evaluations (quantitative and qualitative sssessments)
  • Media coverage

Academic Degrees

  • Habilitation,Free University Berlin, 1998
  • Ph.D. , Free University Berlin, 1988
  • Master of Arts, Ludwig-Maximilians-University München, 1984

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