Vita

Franziska Stärk is a Researcher in the “Challenges to Deep Cuts” project at the Berlin office of IFSH and coordinates the new Young Deep Cuts Commission. Previously, she worked in the Research & Policy Team of the Munich Security Conference as a Policy Advisor on a wide range of security policy issues including arms control, energy security and human security. She is a member of the French Réseau Nucléaire et Stratégie - Nouvelle Génération and an alumna of 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.). She completed internships in the foreign affairs directorate-general of the Office of the Federal President and the Goethe-Institute in Marseille and Toulouse.

 

Research Profile | Current Projects

Franziska Stärk's research focus lies on nuclear arms control and critical security studies. She is particularly 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

  • Stärk, Franziska, Maren Vieluf. 2021.
    Abrüstungsimpulse ernst nehmen – warum Deutschland konstruktiv mit dem Atomwaffenverbotsvertrag umgehen sollte.
    In: Rüstungskontrolle für die nächste Bundesregierung. Ein Empfehlungsbericht, edited by Ulrich Kühn, 20-25. Hamburg: IFSH. DOI: 10.25592/ifsh-research-report-006.
  • Eisentraut, Sophie, Franziska Stärk, Simon Pfeiffer. 2021.
    Arms Control. Starring Down the Barrel.
    In: Between States of Matter - Competition and Cooperation. Munich Security Report 2021, edited by Tobias Bunde, Sophie Eisentraut, Laura Hartmann, Randolf Carr, Julia Hammelehle, Juliane Kabus, Luca Miehe, Simon Pfeiffer, Franziska Stärk, Amadée Mudie-Mantz, 85-97. Munich: Munich Security Conference. DOI: 10.47342/CYPE1056.
  • Bunde, Tobias, Randolf Carr, Franziska Stärk. 2020.
    Dependencies: Wonderful Together, Vulnerable Together.
    In: Zeitenwende | Wendezeiten: Special Edition of the Munich Security Report on German Foreign and Security Policy, edited by Tobias Bunde, Laura Hartmann, Franziska Stärk, Randolf Carr, Christoph Erber, Julia Hammelehle, Juliane Kabus, 50-68. Munich: Munich Security Conference. DOI: 10.47342/YSUC7634.
  • Bunde, Tobias, Randolf Carr, Franziska Stärk. 2020.
    Abhängigkeiten: Wunderbar Together, Verwundbar Together.
    In: Zeitenwende | Wendezeiten: Sonderausgabe des Munich Security Report zur deutschen Außen- und Sicherheitspolitik, edited by Tobias Bunde, Laura Hartmann, Franziska Stärk, Randolf Carr, Christoph Erber, Julia Hammelehle, Juliane Kabus, 50-68. München: Münchner Sicherheitskonferenz. DOI: 10.47342/SBID8214.