Dr. Melanie Müller

Dr. Melanie Müller


Research Division: Middle East and Africa
Associate

melanie.mueller(at)swp-berlin.org

Since 2014: Adjunct Lecturer in Political Science

2016: PhD, Department of Political and Social Sciences, Free University of Berlin

2015-2016: Research Fellow, Political Science Department, Free University of Berlin

2012-2015: Doctoral Scholarship, German Federal Environmental Foundation (DBU)

2009-2016: Freelance social scientist with focus on international environmental and resource policy

 

 

Areas of Expertise:

Sahel, Southern Africa, West Africa, Civil wars, Migration

Political and social developments in Southern Africa, migration (focus on West Africa), conflicts over raw materials in sub-Saharan Africa and responsibility in the supply chain, IBSA


SWP Publications (selection):

Melanie Müller

Migration Conflict in Niger: President Issoufou Dares, the North Loses

in: Anne Koch, Annette Weber, Isabelle Werenfels (eds.)
Profiteers of Migration?

Authoritarian States in Africa and European Migration Management

Contributions to Research Papers 2018/RP 04, July 2018, 74 Pages, S. 34-43

Melanie Müller

Competition for the ANC

Dominant Party Losing Youth and Poorer Sections of South African Population

SWP Comment 2017/C 18, May 2017, 7 Pages

External Publications (selection):

Melanie Müller, Armin Paasch

When only the coal counts

German co-responsibility for human rights in the South African coal sector

Johannesburg: ActionAid South Africa, 2016
Melanie Müller, Heike Walk

Democratizing the climate negotiations system through improved opportunities for participation

in: Matthias Dietz, Heiko Garrelts (ed.), Routledge Handbook of the Climate Change Movement, Abingdon 2014, pp. 31-43

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

David Kipp, Melanie Müller

EU Migration Policy Bears No Relation to Reality

The EU is operating in crisis mode as regards migration policy, focusing above all on containment – wrongly, as David Kipp and Melanie Müller argue. They identify four factors that should be involved in a factual debate about sustainable migration policy.

Point of View, November 2018

SWP Research Papers

Muriel Asseburg, Wolfram Lacher, Mareike Transfeld
Mission Impossible?

UN Mediation in Libya, Syria and Yemen


Lars Brozus (ed.)
While We Were Planning

Unexpected Developments in International Politics. Foresight Contributions 2018