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Florian Böller

Visiting Scholar 2016-2017

Residency Dates: February 1, 2017 - May 31, 2017


Florian Böller

Florian Böller is an assistant professor of political science and international relations at Kaiserslautern University of Technology, Germany, where he teaches courses on European integration and foreign policy. Böller earned an M.A. in political science from Heidelberg University, Germany and received his Ph.D. at Kaiserslautern University of Technology in 2014. In 2013, Böller held a visiting fellowship at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His research interests include U.S. foreign and security policy, arms control and transatlantic relations with an emphasis on parliamentary control and the influence of non-executive actors in international politics.

While at CES, Böller will investigate the issue of trust in transatlantic relations. The research project will focus on the interaction of trust-building, loss of trust and trust-repair between partners in Europe and the United States.

This information is accurate for the time period that the scholar is affiliated with CES.


  • Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Relations, Kaiserslautern University of Technology


  • Florian Böller, Lukas D. Herr (2017): Auf Kollisionskurs: Die Weltordnungspolitik der USA nach der Wahl Donald Trumps, in: Bruno Schoch et al. (eds.), Friedensgutachten 2017, Berlin: 2017, pp. 33-44.
  • Florian Böller, Steffen Hagemann (2017): Neuordnung der Sicherheitsgemeinschaft: Obama, die transatlantischen Beziehungen und die Bewältigung sicherheitspolitischer Herausforderungen, in: Zeitschrift für Außen- und Sicherheitspolitik 10:2, pp. 227-44.
  • Florian Böller, Sebastian Werle (2016): Fencing the Bear? Explaining US Foreign Policy towards Russian Interventions, in: Contemporary Security Policy 37:3, pp. 319-40.
  • Florian Böller (2015), More than a „constitutionally created potted plant“? Der US-Kongress und die demokratische Kontrolle militärischer Interventionen, in: Zeitschrift für Parlamentsfragen 46:3, pp. 622-44.

Other Material

International Relations

Areas of Expertise:
Transatlantic Relations
US Foreign Policy
Parliamentary Control of Foreign Policy

Research Topic:
A Matter of Trust: Transatlantic Conflict Management in an Era of Uncertainty