Maren Vieluf joined the Berlin office of the IFSH as Researcher in August 2020. She studied Political Science at the University of Bremen (B.A. and M.A.) and graduated from the IFSH postgraduate program Peace and Security Studies in 2017. After her studies she was an intern at the Bertelsmann Transformation Index of the Bertelsmann Stiftung and at the Competence Center for Peace and Emergency Aid of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ). Subsequently, she prepared and accompanied a study trip of representatives of the Malian Truth Commission and civil society for the GIZ.
Most recently, she worked as Research Assistant in the International Security Research Division of the Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP) on arms control, disarmament, non-proliferation and new technologies.
Maren Vieluf's research focus lies on nuclear disarmament, arms control and non-proliferation. She is particularly interested how models of statehood and governance can be applied to weapons of mass destruction control regimes.