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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).