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PD Dr. Antje Nötzold

Associate Fellow


Telephone: +49 371 531-35570


PD Dr. Antje Nötzold is a research associate at the Chair of International Politics at Chemnitz University of Technology. Antje Nötzold is also Non-Resident Fellow at the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS) at Johns Hopkins University, Washington DC. She was a participant in the U.S. State Department's International Visitor Leadership Program and a Resident Research Fellow at the AICGS, as well as a long-time member of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation's interdisciplinary Young Foreign Policy Makers Working Group and the international Expert Advisory Group "European and South Mediterranean Actors - Partners in Conflict Prevention and Resolution." After studying political science and business administration in Chemnitz and Sydney, Nötzold received her doctorate with a thesis on European and Chinese energy policy and the implications for European energy supply security. Her postdoctoral thesis analyzed the "Decision to Denuclearize. A Process Analysis of Nuclear Disarmament in South Africa and Implications for Non-Proliferation Research and Policy." Nötzold's publications include articles in a variety of journals and edited volumes, as well as in concise formats geared toward policy advice, in addition to monographs and edited volumes. Antje Nötzold was a speaker at numerous professional conferences and renowned international scientific institutions in Germany and abroad.

Research Interests

Space politics and security | Denuclearization Decisions and Processes | European and Chinese Energy and Resource Policy | Energy and Strategic Commodity Security | Climate, Energy, and Geopolitics Nexus | Security Policy in the Middle East

Research Projects

Selected Publications

  • Entscheidung zur Denuklearisierung. Eine Prozessanalyse der nuklearen Abrüstung in Südafrika – Implikationen für die Non-Proliferationsforschung und -politik, Nomos 2023.
  • Herausgeberin (mit Göttsche, Malte / Heinrich, Jens / Jeremias, Gunnar) der Nomos-Schriftenreihe "Nichtverbreitung, Abrüstung & Rüstungskontrolle".
  • Der Atomwaffenverbotsvertrag. Fortschritt für das Non-Proliferationsregime?, in: dies. /Hilz, Wolfram (Hrsg.): Die Zukunft Europas in einer Welt im Umbruch. Festschrift zum 65. Geburtstag von Prof. Dr. Beate Neuss, Wiesbaden 2018, S. 353-375.
  • Ukraine—Out of the Spotlight, Out of the West’s Interest? German and U.S. Viewpoints on the Resolution of the Ukrainian-Russian Conflict and Its Security Implications, in: AICGS: Transatlantic Perspectives, 11. Dezember 2015,
  • Der Nukleare Nichtverbreitungsvertrag: Stolperstein oder Wegweiser zur Lösung des Nuklearkonflikts mit Iran?, in: Bock, Andreas M./ Henneberg, Ingo (Hrsg.): Iran, die Bombe und das Streben nach Sicherheit. Strukturierte Konfliktanalysen, Baden-Baden 2014, S. 111-132.
  • Chinese Energy Policy and its Implication for Global Supply Security, in: The Journal of East Asian Affairs, Jg. 26, Heft 1 (2012), S. 129-154.
  • Die Energiepolitik der EU und der VR China. Handlungsempfehlungen zur europäischen Versorgungssicherheit, VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, Wiesbaden 2011.

You can find an extensive list of publications here.

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