Julian Junk is co-leader of the research projects "Administrative Science Meets Peacekeeping" and "Coping with the complex side of bureaucracy" and teaches the modules "Changing Patters of Governance" and "Initiation: Study Global Politics".
Julian Junk is Head of the Berlin Office of the Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF) and manages several research projects on International Organization Studies, Global Norms, International Peacekeeping, Security Policy, and Radicalization Research. Besides IRO, he teaches MA-level seminars at the Goethe-University Frankfurt, Germany, and Lucerne University, Switzerland, on research design and research methods and on various topics around International Organizations and International Relations. He obtained his PhD from Konstanz University, Germany, where he was a research fellow from 2006 to 2010. Before he joined PRIF in 2013, he was a research fellow and lecturer at Goethe-University Frankfurt, Germany from 2010 to 2012. In addition, Julian Junk was a visiting scholar at the Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB) in fall 2007, at the School for International and Public Affairs (SIPA) at the Columbia University in New York throughout the year 2008, and at the Institute of Peace Research and Security Policy at the University of Hamburg (IFSH) throughout the year 2009. Earlier, he studied Public Administration and Management with a major in International Organizations and European Integration at the University of Konstanz, at the University of Lund (Sweden) and at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques (IEP) d' Aix en Provence (France).