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Prof. Dr. Sandra Destradi

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Position

Professor and Chair of International Relations

Office hours

Every Tuesday, 4:00 - 5:00 PM

Please register in advance by contacting the secretariat. You will be assigned a time slot. The online meeting room can then be accessed via the following password: 7r5wCtyb*

The office hours on Tuesday 13th Octobre will not take place.

Address Rempartstr. 15, KG IV, 79085 Freiburg
Room 4325
Phone +49 - (0)761 - 203-3465
Mail sandra.destradi@politik.uni-freiburg.de

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Photo: © Ulrike Schröder


Professional career

Since 04/2020    Professor (W3) of Political Science with a particular focus on International Relations, University of Freiburg, Germany
12/2016 – 03/2020    Professor (W3) of Political Science, with a particular focus on International Relations and Regional Governance, Helmut Schmidt University / University of the Federal Armed Forces Hamburg

Head of Research Programme 4 ("Power and Ideas"), GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies
 
10/2018 – 09/2019 Parental leave
10/2015 – 11/2016  Interim professor, Helmut Schmidt University / University of the Federal Armed Forces Hamburg
09/2014 – 08/2015 Jean Monnet Fellow, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute (EUI), Florence, Italy
09/2014 – 03/2020 Senior Research Fellow, GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies (tenured position; on leave 09/2014-08/2015 and 10/2015-03/2020)
11/2009 – 09/2014 Research Fellow, GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies
10-11/2013 Visiting Fellow, Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), New Delhi, India

 

 

              

     

    

   

 

Education

12/2010

Dr. Phil., University of Hamburg, Germany (summa cum laude)

 
2006-2009
Doctoral student at the University of Hamburg and GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies. Scholarship from Cusanuswerk.
 
10-12/2008
and 02-05/2009
Field research New Delhi, India. Visiting doctoral student, Institute of Social Sciences, New Delhi, India
2000-2005
B.A. and M.A. in Political Science, International Relations and Diplomacy at University of Trieste, Italy (110/110 e lode).
10/2003-02/2004 Studies abroad (Erasmus) at University of Vienna, Austria, Department of Ethnology.

 

 

Current Research Interests

  • Global Governance and the Global South
  • Populism and foreign policy
  • Emerging powers in international politics

 

Selected Publications

 

Full publication list: Download

 

 *= peer reviewed

  • *Destradi, Sandra and Johannes Plagemann (2019), Populism and International Relations: (Un-)Predictability, Personalization, and the Reinforcement of Existing Trends in World Politics, in: Review of International Studies 45 (5), 711-730.
  • *Plagemann, Johannes and Sandra Destradi (2019), Populism and Foreign Policy: The Case of India, in: Foreign Policy Analysis 15 (2): 283-301.
  • *Destradi, Sandra (2018), Reluctant Powers? Rising Powers’ Contributions to Regional Crisis Management, in: Third World Quarterly 39 (12): 2222-2239.
  • *Destradi, Sandra (2017), Reluctance in International Politics: A Conceptualization, in: European Journal of International Relations 23 (2): 315-340.
  • *Plagemann, Johannes and Sandra Destradi (2015), Soft Sovereignty, Rising Powers and Subnational Foreign Policy-Making: The Case of India, in: Globalizations 12 (5): 728-743.
  • Destradi, Sandra (2015), Reluctant Powers: A Concept-Building Approach and an Application to the Case of Germany, RSCAS Working Paper 2015/46, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute.
  • *Destradi, Sandra and Erich Gundlach (2014), Modeling External Constraints on the Hegemonic Strategies of Regional Powers, in: Journal of Policy Modeling, 36, Supplement 1, S6-S25.
  • *Vüllers, Johannes and Sandra Destradi (2013), Speech Is Silver, Silence Is Golden? The Consequences of Failed Mediation in Civil Wars, in: Civil Wars, 15, 4, 486-507.
  • *Destradi, Sandra (2012), Indian Foreign and Security Policy in South Asia: Regional Power Strategies, Abingdon und New York: Routledge.
  • *Destradi, Sandra (2010), Regional Powers and Their Strategies: Empire, Hegemony, and Leadership, in: Review of International Studies, 36, 4, 903-930.

 

Curriculum vitae: Download

 

 

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