Dr Jochen Prantl took up the position of Director of the Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy on 1 January 2015. His research focuses on global governance, international security, institutional diversity, and collective action. His research aims at developing key concepts of security governance that can be used more widely.
Previously, he held positions in the Department of Politics and International Relations, and Nuffield College, University of Oxford, and the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore. He also served as Acting Director of Oxford’s Centre for International Studies. In 2007, Dr Prantl was the inaugural recipient of the Zvi Meitar/Vice-Chancellor Oxford University Research Prize in the Social Sciences, and in 2008, the University’s nominee for the AXA Prize for Innovative Research.
Jochen Prantl held visiting and teaching appointments at Yale University, the German Council on Foreign Relations, Waseda University, and the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies. He also served in the Policy Planning Unit of the UN Department of Political Affairs and the Delegation of the European Commission to the United Nations in New York. Prior to his academic career, he worked in financial services with Allianz SE. Dr Prantl is Senior Research Associate at the Centre for International Studies and at the Global Economic Governance Programme, University of Oxford.
Dr Prantl holds degrees in Political Science (M.A.) from the University of Bonn and International Relations (M.A.; D.Phil.) from the University of Oxford.