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Dr. Melanie Müller

Areas of Expertise


South Africa, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, political transformations in Southern Africa, resource governance and supply chain responsibility, metal supply chains, GIBSA

Short Curriculum vitae

Since February 2024: Guest Lecturer at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin

Since April 2024: Head of Project International Raw Material Cooperation for Sustainable and Resilient Supply Chains

Since July 2022: Head of Project Research Network Sustainable Global Supply Chains

Since January 2017: Researcher in the Research Division Africa and Middle East, and since 2024 Co-Chair of the Thematic Working Group International Cooperation in the Context of Systemic Rivalry

August 2015 to December 2016: Postdoctoral Researcher at the Freie Universität Berlin

SWP Publications

External publications


Member of the Selection Committee of the Humboldt Foundation for the German Chancellor Fellowship from South Africa (since 2021) and Chairperson and academic member of the Advisory Board of the Peace Academy Rhineland-Palatinate (since 2021).