Dr. Sascha Lohmann

Dr. Sascha Lohmann

Research Division: The Americas


2017-2018 Fritz Thyssen Fellow, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

2015 Guest Scholar, Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C.

2013-2017 Fellow, The Americas Research Division, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP), Berlin

2013 Project Manager, SWP-Project »Possibilities and Limits of Foreign Policy Evaluation in the Realm of Crisis Prevention and Peacebuilding«, Berlin



Areas of Expertise:

United States, Transatlantic relations

Domestic conditions of US foreign policy, international sanctions, foreign policy evaluation

SWP Publications (selection):

Sascha Lohmann, Kirsten Westphal

US-Russia Policy Hits European Energy Supply

The Consequences of Unilateral Sanctions and Growing Market Competition

SWP Comment 2019/C 06, February 2019, 8 Pages


Sascha Lohmann

Extraterritorial U.S. Sanctions

Only Domestic Courts Could Effectively Curb the Enforcement of U.S. Law Abroad

SWP Comment 2019/C 05, February 2019, 8 Pages


Sascha Lohmann

Diplomats and the Use of Economic Sanctions

External Publications (selection):

Sascha Lohmann

The convergence of transatlantic sanction policy against Iran

in: Cambridge Review of International Affairs, 2016, Vol. 29, No. 3, pp. 930-951

Working Papers of the Research Division (selection):

Sascha Lohmann

Understanding Diplomacy in the 21st Century

Working Paper, Project “Diplomacy in the 21st Century”, No 11, March 2017, 12 Pages

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

Sascha Lohmann

Political and psychological challenges to sanctions relief

in: Brookings Institution, Markaz Blog, Debating the Iran Deal Series, Number 3, July 10, 2015 (online)

SWP Comments

Laura von Daniels, Susanne Dröge, Alexandra Bögner
Ways Out of the WTO’s December Crisis

How to Prevent the Open Global Trade Order from Unravelling

Lars Brozus
Strategic Foresight for Multilateral Policy

Challenges, Opportunities and Success Factors

SWP Research Papers