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I am a researcher and author on military interventions, peacekeeping, and European security and defense policy. I currently work as Professor of International Relations at the Hertie School (Berlin, Germany) and Northwestern University (Chicago, USA). I am also the director of the Hertie Centre for International Security.
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MY AcADEMIC WORK
My current research focuses on intervention decision-making, nuclear security, and U.S. and European Grand Strategy.
My academic work has been published in International Security, Security Studies, International Studies Quarterly, Journal of Strategic Studies, International Peacekeeping, Providing for Peacekeeping, British Journal of Politics and International Relations, and Conflict Management and Peace Science among others.
I am also the author of Constructing Allied Cooperation: Diplomacy, Payments, and Power in Multilateral Military Coalitions (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2019). The book was awarded the Lepgold Book Prize for best book in international relations in 2019, the APSA International Collaboration Section "Best Book Award" 2020, and the ISA Diplomatic Studies "Best Book Award" 2021.