Dr. Nadja Douglas

Tel. + 49 (30) 2005949-33

Nadja Douglas is a researcher at ZOiS. Her current project focuses on the relationship between public initiatives and state power structures in the post-Soviet region. She studied Political Science, Philosophy and History at the University of Bonn and holds a Master's degree in International Relations from Sciences Po Paris (2008). In 2016, she obtained her PhD from Humboldt University Berlin. Her thesis deals with public control of armed forces in the Russian Federation. Previously, she worked as an advisor on security and defence policy in the German Bundestag, and as a research fellow at the International Secretariat of the Parliamentary Assembly of the OSCE  and the Development and Peace Foundation in Bonn. Between 2015 and 2016, she was a member of the editorial team of "Russland Analysen". During the German OSCE Chairmanship in 2016 she worked as a Liaison Officer at the OSCE Mission to Moldova.

ZOiS research projects

Public initiatives and state power structures – a post-Soviet comparison

Confidence-building and conflict settlement in the case of Transdniestria
(with Prof. Dr. Stefan Wolff)

Research interests

  • Peace and conflict studies
  • Human rights
  • The political-military dimension of the OSCE

Selected Publications