Frank Mouritz, Ph.D.

A photograph of Frank Mouritz speaking with a student at the George C. Marshall Center.
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Frank Mouritz, Ph.D.

Academic Coordinator and Deputy Director
M.A. International Security Studies (MISS)

Mr. Frank Mouritz is a researcher at the Bundeswehr University and seconded to the Marshall Center to act as deputy director of the joint Master’s Program in International Security Studies (MISS).

Professional Expertise

  • Security and Interdependence
  • Geoeconomics
  • International Political Economy
  • East Asian Security
  • Chinese Foreign and Security Policy
  • German and European Foreign Policy
  • Humanitarian Interventions


06/2020    Ph.D. in International Relations, Institute of Political Science and European Affairs, University of Cologne

  • Dissertation: The Influence of Economic Interdependence on US-China Relations - An Analysis of Economic Incentives for Continued Cooperation

09/2013    M.A. in International Politics and East Asia, University of Warwick

  •  Majors: International Relations, International Political Economy, East Asian Politics

05/2012   B.Sc. in Social Sciences, University of Cologne

  •   Major: Political Science & Sociology
  •   Minor: Business Studies

08/2011    International Summer School, University of Seoul

  •  Subjects: East Asian Politics, Culture and Economy

Conferences and Fellowships

08/2020   ECPR General Conference 2020

  • Paper: “Implications of the COVID-19 Pandemic on China`s Belt and Road Initiative”

06/2017   ISA International Conference 2017 (Hong Kong)

  • Paper: “Are Economic Ties Contributing to Trans-Pacific Peace?”
  • Travel Grant: German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

05/2016   Manfred-Wörner-Seminar for Transatlantic Exchange (Belgium & Germany)

  • Fellowship from the German Ministry of Defense and the German Marshall Fund

03/2016  G7 Pre-Summit 2016 & Y7 Youth Summit 2016 (Japan)

  • Member of the official German Youth Delegation

04/2015  IAPSS World Congress 2015, Birkbeck-University of London (United Kingdom)

  • Presentation of Ph.D. project

10/2014  IAPSS Autumn Convention 2014, Radboud University Nijmegen (Netherlands)

  • Paper: “Is the International Commitment to Human Rights Dwindling?”
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