Michael F. Harsch left PRIO in 2012. The information on this page is kept for historical reasons.

Michael F. Harsch

Interests and experience

Michael is an associated PRIO researcher based in Berlin. His research interests include:

Challenges in international crisis management with a focus on Afghanistan and the Balkans

NATO and transatlantic relations

UN peacekeeping and peacebuilding

European foreign and security policy

Theories of international organization and cooperation

Work experience:

2011 E.ON Ruhrgas Fellow, PRIO

2009-2011 Doctoral Fellow, German Institute for International and Security Affairs (Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, SWP)
2009 Visiting Fellow, German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP)
2008/09 Visiting Fellow, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University, Washington, DC


2007-11 PhD in Political Science, Freie Universität Berlin; Friedrich Ebert Foundation PhD fellowship
2002-07 Diplom (M.A. equivalent) in Political Science, Freie Universität Berlin and University of Potsdam, Germany
2004/05 Graduate Studies in Political Science, Institut d'études politiques de Lille, France; Internship, French National Assembly, Paris


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