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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):

Azadeh Zamirirad, Sascha Lohmann, Oliver Meier

Why Europe needs to push back to save the Iran nuclear deal

in: Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, June 30, 2020 (online).
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)

Media quotes (selection):

Keith Johnson

U.S. Allies Look on in Dismay While U.S. Rivals Rejoice

Trump’s failure to convene a G-7 meeting is only the latest blow to America’s crumbling prestige in the face of nationwide unrest.

in: Foreign Policy, June 04, 2020 (online).

SWP Comments

Claudia Zilla
Corona Crisis and Political Confrontation in Brazil

The President, the People, and Democracy under Pressure

Claudia Zilla, Franziska F. N. Schreiber
The Constitutional Process in Chile

The South American Country Is Searching for a New Social Contract