I am Managing Director of the Center for Global Studies (CGS) as well as Lecturer and Research Fellow at the Chair in International Relations, Institute for Political Science and SociologyUniversity of Bonn.

Concurrently, I am Associate at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs (WCFIA) at Harvard University.

My key research areas are power, in particular soft power, in international affairs; U.S. foreign policy, the U.S. presidency, and transatlantic relations; and individual agency in history and global politics.

Thanks for your interest in my work!