Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Wagner

Portrait Foto Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Wagner (Privatbild)


Former Visiting Researcher of the Research Unit


since 2010 Chair in International Security at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

2008–2009 Associate Professor at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

2007–2008 Assistant Professor at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

2007 Visiting Scholar at the University of California in Berkeley

2006–2007 Professor (stand in) for International Relations at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt/Main

2003–2004 Professor (stand in) for Comparative European Politics at the University of Konstanz

2002-2007 Senior Research Fellow at the Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF)

2001 PhD from the Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt/Main

1996 M.A. in Political Science and German Literature at the University of Tübingen / Germany

Selected Publications

Key publications

Changing Executive Dominance. Legislatures and Foreign Affairs, special issue of West European Politics, forthcoming (co-edited with Tapio Raunio).

Deviance in International Relations: ‘Rogue States’ and International Security, London: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2014 (co-edited with Wouter Werner and Michal Onderco).

Accommodation or Confrontation? Explaining Differences in Policies towards Iran, in: International Studies Quarterly 58: 4 (2014), 717-728 (co-authored with Michal Onderco)

The ideational foundations of coercion. Political cultures and Policies towards North Korea, in: European Political Science Review forthcoming (co-authored with Michal Onderco).

How far is it from Königsberg to Kandahar? Democratic Peace and Democratic Violence in International Relations, in: Review of International Studies 37: 4 (2011), 1555-1577 (co-authored with Anna Geis).

Die demokratische Kontrolle internationalisierter Sicherheitspolitik. Demokratiedefizite bei Militäreinsätzen und in der europäischen Politik innerer Sicherheit. Baden-Baden: Nomos 2011 (Weltpolitik im 21. Jahrhundert)