Franziska Stärk is a researcher in the research and transfer project “Arms Control and Emerging Technologies”. In the beginning of 2023, she stepped down as the coordinator of the Young Deep Cuts Commission in the “Challenges to Deep Cuts” project. Before joining IFSH, she was a Policy Advisor for the Munich Security Conference working on a wide range of security policy issues including arms control, energy security and human security. She is an alumna of the French Réseau Nucléaire et Stratégie - Nouvelle Génération and the German National Academic Scholarship Foundation.

Franziska Stärk studied Political Science and Rhetoric at the University of Tübingen (B.A.) and International Security at Sciences Po Paris (M.A.).

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Franziska Stärk's research focuses on nuclear arms control and critical security studies. In her dissertation project, she studies intergenerational justice and nuclear weapons. Furthermore, Franziska Stärk is interested in the interplay of different non-proliferation and arms control regimes, the legitimacy crisis of the global nuclear order, and the debate on extended nuclear deterrence in Europe.

Selected Publications