Talks

Briefings

“Conflict Prevention on Both Sides of the Atlantic”, Subcommittee on Civilian Crisis Prevention and Integrated Conflict Management in the German Bundestag, German Embassy, Washington, DC, USA — 2011

Conferences (Selected)

“From Negotiation Avoidance to Negotiation Willingness: Enhancing Ripeness in the Middle East Conflict”, Bridging the Academic / Policy Divide, ISA ISSS-ISAC Joint Annual Conference, Washington, DC, USA — 2013

“Drug markets, security and foreign aid”, Modernizing Drug Law Enforcement seminar, International Drug Policy Consortium (IDPC) / Chatham House / International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), Chatham House, London, UK — 2013

“Considerations for an Engagement with Armed Groups” (online), Specialized Training on Gender in Humanitarian Action (ATHA) / Harvard Program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research (HPCR), Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA — 2012

“Breaking the Deadlock in the Middle East Peace Process” (organizer), Center for Transatlantic Relations, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University, Washington, DC, USA — 2012

“Engaging Armed Groups. Options and Strategies” (online), Humanitarian Assistance 9: Peace Building and Humanitarian Engagement, Harvard Program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research (HPCR), Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA — 2012

“The Effects of Exile Rebel Leadership in Civil War”, Third Convention of the International Politics Section of the German Association for Political Science, LMU Munich, Germany — 2011

“Opportunities and Limits of Engaging Non-State Armed Groups“, FCO-LSE Workshop, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, London, UK — 2010

“Security Governance and Non-State Conflict Management. Opportunities and Limits of NGOs Engaging Non-State Armed Groups”, 8th International Security Forum on Coping with Global Change, Geneva, Switzerland — 2009

“How to Cope with Non-State Armed Groups? Options and Strategies”, Workshop on Modern Protectorates, Culture and Dark Networks, University of Konstanz, Germany — 2008

Lectures

“Non-State Actors in World Politics” (German) as part of a seminar on International Relations at the Federal Academy of Public Administration of the Federal Ministry of the Interior, Berlin, Germany — 2009

“Civil Society Actors in Development Cooperation” (German), Cusanuswerk Conference on New Actors in Development Cooperation, Mainz, Germany — 2008

Interviews

with Benoît Gomis, “Narco Wars: Part 2”, in: intersec – The Journal of International Security, March 2013: 14-16 — 2013

with Benoît Gomis, “Narco Wars: Part 1”, in: intersec – The Journal of International Security, February 2013: 20-22 — 2013

Teaching (selected)

Substantive Research Paper (SRP) Supervision, Graduate Level: “What factors facilitate the convergence of a FTO and a TCO?” — Summer 2015

Graduate Course: SIS-686 “Proseminar in International Affairs I”, American University, School of International Service, Washington, DC, USA — Fall 2013; Fall 2014

Graduate Course: SIS-687 “Proseminar in International Affairs II”, American University, School of International Service, Washington, DC, USA — Spring 2014; Spring 2015

Graduate Course: SIS-609 “Conflict Analysis and Resolution: Theory and Practice”, American University, School of International Service, Washington, DC, USA — Spring 2014; Spring 2015

Graduate Course: SIS-611 “International Negotiation”, American University, School of International Service, Washington, DC, USA — Fall 2014

Graduate Course: SIS-607 “Peace Paradigms”, American University, School of International Service, Washington, DC, USA — Fall 2013

Core Research Seminar: “Transnational Organized Crime”, University of California, Washington Center (UCDC), Washington, DC, USA — Spring and Fall 2013

Section: “Non-State Conflict Management”, Course: “Conflict Prevention: West Africa”, Academy for International Conflict Management and Peacebuilding, UnitedStates Institute of Peace (USIP), Washington, DC, USA — 2010

Master’s degree Seminar: “NGOs and International Conflict Management”, University of Osnabrück, Germany — 2009/10

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