Simon Koschut is a Visiting Professor in International Relations and European Integration at the Otto Suhr Institute at the Freie University Berlin, Germany.
Previously, he was a Fritz Thyssen Fellow at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University, Assistant Professor at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, and Interim Assistant Professor at the Freie Universität Berlin. His recent publications include Friendship and International Relations (with Andrea Oelsner, Palgrave Macmillan 2014) as well as articles in the Review of International Studies, Cambridge Review of International Affairs, and Cooperation and Conflict. His new book Undoing Peace: Normative Change and the Disintegration of Security Communities will be published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2016.
Simon Koschut received his PhD from the University of Potsdam in 2009. He studied Political Science and North American Studies in Berlin, Potsdam, Chapel Hill, and Bonn.
Main fields of interest
- Regionalism in IR (security communities)
- Emotions in world politics (esp. the role of emotions linked to norms and language)
- US foreign policy and transatlantic relations