Jana-Christina von Dessien

Jana-Christina von Dessien

Jana-Christina von Dessien

Research assistant
Büro 52-5152
Müller-Friedberg-Strasse 6/8
9000 St. Gallen
Publications Publications of Jana-Christina von Dessien
Main Focuses
  • International Relations
  • IR Theories
  • International Security
  • International Humanitarian Law
Fields of research
  • Asymmetric Warfare
  • Legitimacy and Norms in Executive Decision-Making
Further fields of research Process-Tracing, Groupthink, Framing

B.A. Political Science/English and American Studies, University Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU)

M.A. International Politics and International Law, University Kiel (CAU)

Professional Career

Programm Lead International Law, FORAUS, Zurich

Editorial Assistent, German Marshall Fund of the United States, Berlin

Teaching Activities

International Relations Theories, Exercises (4,300,2.00)


“The Day the Music Stopped” 9DASHLINE (2 March 2022)

"Why a UCAV-Driven Counterterrorism Strategy Will Prove Unsustainable in Afghanistan" FORAUS (29 August 2021)

“Implications of a UCAV-Driven Strategy for Counterterrorism” FORAUS (23 August 2021)

“Scorched Earth - and the Hour of European Intrepidness” (20 January 2021)



FORAUS - Swiss Forum on Foreign Policy

Scientific Forum on International Security (WIFIS): Command and Staff College of the German Armed Forces (Hamburg), Austrian National Defense Academy (Vienna)

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