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Dr. Julia Grauvogel

Senior Research Fellow

Speaker Research Team

Short CV

  • Since 05/2018: Editor of Africa Spectrum

  • Since 05/2017: Speaker of the Research Team "Interventions and Security", RP 2 "Peace and Security"

  • 2016 - 2018: Research Fellow in the project "International Diffusion and Cooperation of Authoritarian Regimes - IDCAR-Network" funded by Leibniz Competition

  • 2012 - 2016: Research Fellow in the project "Ineffective Sanctions?: External Sanctions and the Persistence of Autocratic Regimes" funded by Fritz Thyssen Foundation

  • Since 2012: Research Fellow at the GIGA Instiute of African Affairs

  • 2010 - 2011: Research Assistant at the Chair of Political Science and International Relations, Eberhard Karls University Tübingen

  • 2008 - 2011: Internship experiences include the Committee for Economic Cooperation and Development of the German Parliament, Berlin (2008) and the German Institute for International and Security Affairs, Berlin (2011)

  • Education: PhD at the University of Hamburg "The 'Internal Opposition Effect' of International Sanctions: Insights from Burundi, Zimbabwe and a Qualitative Comparative Analysis of Sub-Saharan Africa” (scholarship from the Heinrich Böll Foudation); Master "Peace Research and International Politics" at Eberhard Karls University Tübingen (scholarship from the Evangelisches Studienwerk e.V.), Bachelor "International Relations" at Dresden University of Technology

Current Research

  • International sanctions

  • Persistence and change of authoritarian regimes

  • Legitimation of authoritarian regimes

Countries and Regions

  • Simbabwe

  • Burundi




Media Contributions