Political Science

Juniorprof. Dr. Florian Böller

Assistant Professor (Juniorprofessor), International Relations and Political Science


Phone: +49 (0)631-205-2574
Fax: +49 (0)631-205-3850




RPTU in Kaiserslautern
Faculty of Social Sciences
Political Science V

Building 57, Room 482
PO-Box 3049
D-67653 Kaiserslautern

Info: Winter Term 2022/2023

During the winter term 2022/23, Florian Böller serves as Interim Professor of International Relations at the Leibniz University Hannover (on leave at University of Kaiserslautern).

Recent Publications

Müller, Marcus und Florian Böller 2022. The Tug-of-War over Drone Strike Oversight: Congress and the Politics of Drone Warfare during the Obama Presidency. Congress & the Presidency, Online First.

Böller, Florian 2022. Fuelling Politicisation: The AfD and the Politics of Military Interventions in the German Parliament. German Politics, Online First.

Böller, Florian and Welf Werner (eds.) 2021. Hegemonic Transition. Global Economic and Security Orders in the Age of Trump, New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2021. [Link]

Böller, Florian 2021. Brakeman or Booster? Presidents, Ideological Polarization, Reciprocity, and the Politics of US Arms Control. International Politics, Online First.

Siewert, Markus B. and Florian Böller 2021. Building Back Better? Eine Bewertung der ersten hundert Tage der Präsidentschaft von Joseph R. Biden. Zeitschrift für Parlamentsfragen, 52(2): 314-337.

Böller, Florian 2021. Vandenberg Vanished: US Congress and the Politicization of Military Interventions. Parliamentary Affairs, Online First.

Böller, Florian & Sebastian Harnisch 2021. Shifting Meridians of Global Authority. Who Is Pushing in Which Direction, and Why? In Authority and Trust in US Culture and Society, ed. Günter Leypoldt & Manfred Berg, Bielefeld: Transcript, 87-110.

Böller, Florian 2021. Toward a "Partner in Leadership"? Germany's Shifting Role in NATO after the End of the Cold War. In NATO and Transatlantic Relations in the 21st Century: Foreign and Security Policy Perspectives, ed. Michele Testoni, New York: Routledge, 104-124.

Ostermann, Falk, Florian Böller et al. 2021. Constructing a Parliamentary Deployment Votes Database: Challenges of Data Collection, Classification, and Indexing. In Research Methods in Defence Studies. A Multidisciplinary Overview, ed. Delphine Deschaux-Dutard, London/New York: Routledge, 170-188.

Wenzelburger, Georg & Florian Böller 2020. Bomb or Build? How Party Ideologies Affect the Balance of Foreign Aid and Defence Spending. British Journal of Politics and International Relations 22(1): 3-23.
[Link] Recipient of the John Peterson Award for the best paper in BJPIR in 2020.

Böller, Florian & Lukas D. Herr 2020. From Washington Without Love: Congressional Foreign Policy Making and US-Russian Relations under President Trump. Contemporary Politics, 26(1): 17-37.


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