Areas of expertise

Queries about consultancies, participation in collaborative or individual research projects are welcome.

Disarmament

  • Armament dynamics
    • Analysis of the internal dynamics of weapon acquisition (demand side)
    • Analysis of proliferation dynamics (supply side)
    • Analysis af chemical and biological weapon acquisition processes
    • Social preferences in scientific and technological developments
  • Disarmament dynamics
    • Preconditions for disarmament and arms control dynamics
    • Regime developments regarding chemical and biological weapons
    • Future of verification
      • Formal, societal and individual contributions to verification and enhancement of transparency
      • Trends in political and social expectations from verification
      • New (information) technologies and options for verification
    • Insights from CBW disarmament for nuclear weapon disarmament
    • Regional disarmament dynamics (particularly the Middle East)
    • Ethics, codes of conduct and professional codes
    • Governance models

Terrorism

  • Study of armament dynamics within a terrorist entity (focus on CBW)
  • Profiling of individual terrorist entities with respect to CBW threats

Foresighting analysis

  • Future of disarmament and arms control
  • Future challenges to existing disarmament and arms control treaties
  • Multisectorial trends analysis relating to international security and conflict

Teaching and training

  • Introductory and advanced course development in international security studies with emphasis on armament and disarmament dynamics
  • Teaching and lecturing
  • Development of educational modules in above-mentioned issue areas