Dr. Peter Rudolf

Dr. Peter Rudolf


Research Division: The Americas
Senior Fellow

peter.rudolf(at)swp-berlin.org

2000 Habilitation, University of Augsburg, Augsburg

1991-1992 Research Fellow, Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University, Cambridge

1988- Research Associate, SWP, Ebenhausen/Berlin

1985-1987 Research Associate, Peace Research Institute Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main

1984-1985 Congressional Fellow of the American Political Science Association, U.S. Congress, Washington, D.C.

Areas of Expertise:

United States, Transatlantic relations

Foreign policy evaluation, normative theory, legitimacy of military force


SWP Publications (selection):

Peter Rudolf

Sanctions in International Relations

On the Current State of Research

SWP Research Paper 2007/RP 06, June 2007, 17 Pages
Peter Rudolf

America Policy

Some Conceptual Thoughts about Dealing with the Hegemon

SWP Research Paper 2007/RP 03, January 2007, 25 Pages
Peter Rudolf

The United States and the Rise of China

The Strategy of the Bush Administration

SWP Research Paper 2006/RP 04, April 2006, 21 Pages

External Publications (selection):

Peter Rudolf

The US under Trump: Potential consequences for transatlantic relations

in: Bruno Schoch, Andreas Heinemann-Grüder, Corinna Hauswedell, Jochen Hippler, Margret Johannsen (Eds.) Peace Report 2017 A Selection of Texts. Peace Research Institute Frankfurt, Member of Leibniz Association - Bonn International Center for Conversion - Protestant Institute for Interdisciplinary Research (Heidelberg) - Institute for Development and Peace (Duisburg) - Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy at the University of Hamburg LIT-Verlag, Reihe Internationale Politik / International Politics, Vol. 29, Berlin/ Münster/ Zürich et al., 2017, 108 pages
Peter Rudolf

UN Peace Operations and the Use of Military Force

in: Survival - Global Politics and Strategy, 59 (2017) 3, pp. 161-182
Peter Rudolf

Evidence-Informed Prevention of Civil Wars and Mass Atrocities

in: The International Spectator, 51 (2016) 2, pp. 86-98
Peter Rudolf

Killing by Drones

The Problematic Practice of U.S. Drone Warfare

in: Ethik und Militär, 1/2014, pp. 41-45
Peter Rudolf

Return of a Benevolent Hegemony?

The United States is neither an empire nor a weary titan

in: IP - Transatlantic Edition, Special Issue: The United States, Germany and Europe. Building a Global Agenda, 2006, pp. 77-85

SWP Comments

Evita Schmieg
Los estándares laborales en los acuerdos comerciales: ¿un camino hacia una mayor sostenibilidad?

El caso de Colombia muestra el potencial y los límites de las cláusulas contractuales bilaterales


Evita Schmieg
Labour Clauses for Sustainability?

Colombian Trade Agreements Exemplify Potential and Limits