Johann Ole WillersResearch Fellow
Ole’s interest is in the interplay of micro-level processes and macro structures in International Relations. In doing so, he is combining organizational studies and international relations theory in the field of cybersecurity and cyberwarfare to highlight the role of professional networks in shaping state responses to cyber threats. A special focus in his research is the transnational production of risk assessments and risk management approaches – a blind spot in traditional international relations theories.
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2019Supranational organisations can only confront politico-economic issues that are recognised as important. Typically, issues gain recognition either when they provide an external shock to the system, shaking political actors into action, or when they are framed as important in policy networks concerned...
2018 - 2022 (Ongoing)
The Market for Anarchy project seeks to better understand how state behaviour is shaped by assessments of and responses to different types of risks.