Alexander Graef

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Alexander Graef (@alxgraef) is a Senior Researcher working within the Arms Control and Emerging Technologies research and transfer project at the Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy at the University of Hamburg (IFSH). He works at the intersection of Russian studies, security studies and political sociology. He is particularly interested in the study of security policy knowledge production, conceptual issues of arms control and NATO-Russia relations. He studied cultural studies and international relations and holds a PhD from the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland). Prior to joining IFSH, he was a Doc.Mobility Fellow of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF) at the National Research University Higher School of Economics in Moscow. He is a member of the Younger Generation Leaders Network on Euro-Atlantic Security (YGLN). 

His work has been published, among others, by the Journal of International Relations and Development, the Zeitschrift für Friedens-und Konfliktforschung, the Zeitschrift für Außen- und Sicherheitspolitik and the European Leadership Network as well as by War on the Rocks, the Foreign Policy Research Institute, the Carnegie Moscow Center, the Atlantic Council and Lawfare. He frequently provides commentary to German and international media about arms control and Russian foreign and security policy. He is also on LinkedIn.

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