Katarzyna Kubiak (Dr. des.) is a TAPIR fellow (Transatlantic Post-Doc Fellowship for International Relations and Security) at the Norwegian Institute for Defence Studies. Previously, she was an associate at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP), research assistant at the Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy (IFSH), field researcher for the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) and a fellow in the German Bundestag.
Katarzyna holds a Master of Peace and Security (University of Hamburg) and a Magister in International Economic Relations (University of Lodz). Following her PhD thesis on NATO nuclear extended deterrence (University of Hamburg) her research areas include ballistic missile defense, nuclear arms control and disarmament as well as nuclear non-proliferation and security.
Language competence: English, German, Polish
Fields of interest:
- Nuclear arms control
- Nuclear disarmament
- Nuclear non-proliferation
- Ballistic missile defense
- 2017: Katarzyna Kubiak, "A Strategic Culture Analysis of German Ballistic Missile Defense Policy" [in:] Comparative Strategy (accepted).
- 2017: Katarzyna Kubiak, "Raketenabwehr: Potentiale einer Kooperation mit Russland (Ballistic Missile Defense: Potential for Cooperation with Russia", SWP Research Paper 2017/S, German Institute for International and Security Affairs, https://www.swp-berlin.org/fileadmin/contents/products/studien/2017S13_kuk.pdf
- 2016: Marcel Dickow, Katarzyna Kubiak, Oliver Meier, Michael Paul, "Germany and NATO Missile Defense. Between Adaptation and Persistence", SWP Comments 2016/C 22, German Institute for International and Security Affairs, https://www.swp-berlin.org/fileadmin/contents/products/comments/2016C22_dkw_kuk_mro_pau.pdf
- 2015: Katarzyna Kubiak, Oliver Meier, "Updating NATO's nuclear posture: Necessary? Feasible? Desirable?", European Leadership Network, http://www.europeanleadershipnetwork.org/updating-natos-nuclear-posture-necessary-feasible-desirable_3312.html
- 2015: Katarzyna Kubiak, "Hold-out or silent supporter? : Implications of the humanitarian initiative on nuclear weapons for Germany", Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation, Global Policy and Development, http://library.fes.de/pdf-files/iez/11525-20151202.pdf
- 2015: Katarzyna Kubiak, Oiver Meier, "Comparing German and Polish Post–Cold War Nuclear Policies: A Convergence of European Attitudes on Nuclear Disarmament and Deterrence?" [in:] George P. Shultz & James E. Goodby (edt.) The War That Must Never Be Fought: Dilemmas of Nuclear Deterrence, Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, pp. 175.-208, https://www.hoover.org/sites/default/files/research/docs/goodby_shultz_-_the_war_that_must_never_be_fought_-_scribd.pdf
- 2014: Katarzyna Kubiak, "Nuklearna łamigłówka NATO (NATO's Nuclear Puzzle)" [in:] Sprawy Międzynarodowe, nr 3/2014, Polish Institute of International Affairs, pp. 31-54.
- 2014: Katarzyna Kubiak, "NATO and Russia experiences with nuclear transparency and confidence-building measures", SWP Working Paper, FG 03-WP No 02, German Institute for International and Security Affairs, https://www.swp-berlin.org/fileadmin/contents/products/arbeitspapiere/wp_kubiak_April2014.pdf
- 2011: Katarzyna Kubiak, "CTBT Hold-out States: Why did „the longest sought, hardest fought prize in arms control history" still not enter into force?", IFAR-Working Paper, Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy at the University of Hamburg, https://ifsh.de/file-IFAR/pdf_deutsch/wp_16.pdf