Rafael Biermann

Rafael Biermann holds the Chair of International Relations at Friedrich Schiller University in Jena, Germany. He worked for the German Chancellor from 1990 to 1992 and for the policy planning staff at the German Ministry of Defense from 1995 to 1999, followed by three years as a visiting professor at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. His research focuses on ethnic conflict and conflict management, including the ethics of humanitarian intervention and reconciliation. He also studies international organizations and is co-editor, together with Joachim Koops, of the Palgrave Handbook of Inter-Organizational Relations in World Politics (2017).