Dr. Tobias Wille

Tobias Wille is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Global Fellow at the Cluster of Excellence “The Formation of Normative Orders” and at the Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies at Columbia University in New York. His work is in the fields of International Relations Theory and International Political Sociology. In his current research, he explores the changing relationship between diplomacy and warfare from a practice-theoretical perspective. He is also working on a book manuscript that traces the history of Kosovo’s engagement with the world of diplomacy and aims to theorize how diplomatic practices configure state agency. Tobias Wille holds a MA in Political Science from the University of Munich, a MSc in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a PhD in Political Science from Goethe University Frankfurt. His writings have been published or are forthcoming, amongst others, in International Studies Quarterly, International Theory, and the Journal of International Relations and Development.


Research interests

International Relations theory, international political sociology, interpretive methods; diplomacy, war, global governance