Falk Ostermann is Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany. His research interests are French security and defence policies, identity, NATO, European defense, and the party politics of foreign policy. He has published, inter alia, in European Political Science Review, West European Politics, European Security, and International Relations. He is the author of Security, Defense Discourse and Identity in NATO and Europe. How France Changed Foreign Policy (Routledge, 2019).
- French Security and Defence Policy
- Party Politics of Foreign Policy
- Falk Ostermann, “The End of Ambivalence and the Triumph of Pragmatism? Franco-British Defence Cooperation and European and Atlantic Defence Policy Traditions,” International Relations 29:3 (2015): 334-347.
- Falk Ostermann, “The Discursive Construction of Intervention: Selves, Democratic Legacies, and Responsibility to Protect in French Discourse on Libya,” European Security 25:1 (2016): 72-91.
- Falk Ostermann, “France’s Reluctant Parliamentarisation of Military Deployments: The 2008 Constitutional Reform in Practice,” West European Politics 40:1 (2016): 101-118.
- Falk Ostermann, “Applying Discourse Theory and Interpretive Policy Analysis on Foreign Policy: The Case of the French Engagement in the Libyan War,” SAGE Research Methods Cases (2019).
- Wolfgang Wagner, Anna Herranz-Surrallés, Juliet Kaarbo & Falk Ostermann, “Party Politics at the Water’s Edge: Contestation of Military Operations in Europe,” European Political Science Review 10:4 (2018): 537-56.