Dr. Marco Overhaus


Research Division: The Americas
Senior Associate

marco.overhaus(at)swp-berlin.org

2015 Desk Officer, Policy Planning Staff and North America-Division (USA, Canada, G7/G8), German Foreign Office, Berlin

2008-2013 Associate, Research Divison EU External Relations, SWP, Berlin

2010 Transatlantic Fellow, RAND Corporation, Washington, D.C.

2009-2010 Transatlantic Fellow, French Institute of International Relations (IFRI), Paris

2002-2008 Research Associate and Project Manager, Chair for International Relations and Foreign Policy,  University of Trier, Trier

2001 Diploma Political Science, University of Potsdam, Potsdam

1999-2000 Fulbright Fellow, University of California, San Diego


SWP Publications (selection):

Marco Overhaus

USA: Between the Extremes

in: Hanns Günther Hilpert, Oliver Meier (eds.)
Facets of the North Korea Conflict

Actors, Problems and Europe’s Interests

Contributions to Research Papers 2018/RP 12, December 2018, 85 Pages, S. 22-26

Corentin Brustlein, James Dobbins, Dalia Dassa Kaye, Oliver Meier, Marco Overhaus, Neil Quilliam, Charles Ries, Dorothée Schmid, Sanam Vakil, Azadeh Zamirirad

Saving Transatlantic Cooperation and the Iran Nuclear Deal

A View from Europe and the United States

SWP Comment 2018/C 09, February 2018, 4 Pages
Lars Brozus, Marco Overhaus

US Foreign Policy after the 2016 Elections

Presidential Contenders’ Opposing Concepts and Domestic Political Dynamics

SWP Comment 2016/C 33, July 2016, 4 Pages
Marco Overhaus, Guido Steinberg, Kirsten Westphal

The US Shale Revolution and the Arab Gulf States

The Economic and Political Impact of Changing Energy Markets

SWP Research Paper 2014/RP 11, November 2014, 33 Pages
Marco Overhaus

2014 Quadrennial Defense Review

Trends in US Defense Policy and Consequences for NATO

SWP Comment 2014/C 14, March 2014, 4 Pages

External Publications (selection):

Marco Overhaus

The United States and Regional Security Orders in the Middle East, East Asia, and Europe

in: Hanns Maull (ed.): The Rise and Decline of the Post-Cold War Order, Oxford University Press, Oxford, November 2018, pp. 217-234
Marco Overhaus

Quo Vadis Pentagon?

Trends in US Defence Policy and the Consequences for Europe

in: European Security and Defence, 06/2015, pp. 10-12
Ronja Kempin, Marco Overhaus

EU Foreign Policy in Times of the Financial and Debt Crisis

in: European Foreign Affairs Review, 19 (2014) 4, pp. 179–194
Marco Overhaus

Security-Development Nexus

Perspectives for the EU’s Next Financial Framework

in: European Foreign Affairs Review, 18 (2013) 4, pp. 511–528

In the Media/ »Point of View« (selection):

Marco Overhaus

Trump's New Strategy on Iran: Hard Questions for Europe

in: European Leadership Network, 17.10.2017 (online)
Marco Overhaus

Trump and North Korea

Deutsche Welle, 27.04.2017
Marco Overhaus

US election: contrasting foreign policy

Marco Overhaus, expert at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP), on the US presidential candidates.

in: DE Magazin Deutschland 3/2016; deutschland.de, 06.10.2016, (online)

SWP Comments

Claudia Zilla
Venezuela, the Region and the World

Steps for a Possible Way Out of the Crisis


Sascha Lohmann, Kirsten Westphal
US-Russia Policy Hits European Energy Supply

The Consequences of Unilateral Sanctions and Growing Market Competition