Jochen Prantl is a Professor in the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre and was Deputy Director (International Engagement) for the Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs in 2017 to 2018. His research focuses on global governance, international security, and strategic diplomacy.
Previously, he held positions in the Department of Politics and International Relations, and Nuffield College, University of Oxford, and the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore. He also served as Acting Director of Oxford’s Centre for International Studies. In 2007, Dr Prantl was the inaugural recipient of the Zvi Meitar/Vice-Chancellor Oxford University Research Prize in the Social Sciences, and in 2008, the University’s nominee for the AXA Prize for Innovative Research.
Jochen Prantl held visiting and teaching appointments at Yale University, the German Council on Foreign Relations, Waseda University, and the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies. He also served in the Policy Planning Unit of the UN Department of Political Affairs and the Delegation of the European Commission to the United Nations in New York. Prior to his academic career, he worked in financial services with Allianz SE. Dr Prantl is Senior Research Associate at the Centre for International Studies, University of Oxford, and Elected Member of the Global Studies Research Academy at Moscow State University.
He holds degrees in Political Science (M.A.) from the University of Bonn and International Relations (M.A.; D.Phil.) from the University of Oxford.