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Jonas J. Driedger

DAAD Postdoctoral Fellow



Dr. Jonas J. Driedger is a DAAD Postdoctoral Fellow at the Kissinger Center for Global Affairs at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University. At SAIS, Dr. Driedger researches transatlantic options for stability in the neighborhoods of Russia and China. He specializes in the causes of peace and conflict between major military powers and their less powerful neighbors, conflict-averting policy options of third states, the politics of regime survival, deterrence, “hybrid” conflict measures and security cooperation in international relations, with a regional focus on Russia and its relations to its neighboring states, Europe, and the United States.

Prior to joining SAIS, Dr. Driedger was an Officer for Security Policy at the Institute for International Politics and Economics (Haus Rissen) in Hamburg. He earned his Ph.D. from the European University Institute in December 2020. In the same year, he was a Research Fellow at the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies in Washington, D.C. From 2018 to 2019, he was a Visiting Scholar and Alfa Fellow at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow.