Bjoern H. Seibert is an Associate at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at the Government Department at Harvard University and a Research Associate of the Security Studies Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He is also a Non-Resident Fellow at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University and an Associate Fellow at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI). Previously, he serverd on the German Defense Minister’s Policy Planning and Advisory Staff (Planungsstab).
He was also Research Associate at the Strategic Studies Institute (SSI) at the U.S. Army War College, a Research Analyst at the Foreign and Defense Policy Studies Program at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and a Teaching Fellow at the Department of Government at Harvard University.
He is the author of: Operation EUFOR TCHAD/RCA and the EU’s Common Security and Defense Policy (Monograph, U.S. Army War College, 2010); “The Quest for European Military Capabilities,” in: Luis Simon (eds), European Defence Capabilities: No Adaptability without Co-operation (Occasional Paper, RUSI, 2010); “On a Wing and a Prayer,” Foreign Policy, (December 2009) and African Adventure? An Assessment of the EU’s Intervention in Chad and CAR, (Working Paper, MIT, 2007). He has studied at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, MIT, Georgetown and Harvard University and is currently completing his Ph.D. at the University of Cambridge (King’s College).