Jonas Schneider, M.A.


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Short CV and publications

Research Foci

  • Nuclear proliferation and nonproliferation
  • Extended deterrence
  • Alliances
  • US foreign and security policy


Current Position

Transatlantic Postdoctoral Fellow for International Relations and Security, Center for Security Studies (CSS), ETH Zürich


Selected Publications

  • American Alliances and Nuclear Nonproliferation: Why U.S. Allies Abandon Their Nuclear Weapons Activities (in German) (under contract with Nomos Publishers, forthcoming 2015)
  • "Bringing the First Image of Nuclear Politics Back In": A Plea for Strengthening the Role of the Individual in Theories of Nuclear Proliferation (in German), Zeitschrift für Außen- und Sicherheitspolitik (forthcoming in 2015), 28 pp.
  • "Nuclear Nonproliferation within the Context of U.S. Alliances  – Protection, Status, and the Psychology of West Germany's Nuclear Reversal", Paper prepared for the International Studies Association annual convention, March 2014. 
  • with Oliver Thränert: "Dual Use": Dealing with Uranium Enrichment. CSS Analyses in Security Policy No. 151, April 2014.
  • The Diffusion of Non-nuclear Postures among U.S. Allies – Explaining West Germany's Nuclear Reversal (Paper prepared for the International Studies Association annual convention, San Francisco, CA, April 3–6, 2013), 49 pp.
  • The Change toward Cooperation in the George W. Bush Administration’s Nuclear Nonproliferation Policy toward North Korea (Frankfurt et al.: Peter Lang, 2010), 185 pp.
  • After Pyongyang’s Nuclear Weapons Test: U.S. Nuclear Nonproliferation Policy toward North Korea (Berlin: German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP), 2007), 10 pp. (in German). 

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