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Moritz is a lecturer in International Relations at the University of Salford (since February 2016). He completed his doctoral research at the University of Kent’s Brussels School of International Studies, where he also taught International Relations Theories as a Teaching Assistant. Moritz holds M.A. degrees from the University of Kent (Canterbury) and the Higher School of Economics (Moscow), and a B.A. degree from Maastricht University. During his studies, he gathered relevant work experience at the State Chancellery of Northrhine-Westphalia, the German Federal Foreign Office, the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation’s regional office in Moscow and the German embassy Moscow. He also was a visiting Research Fellow at China Foreign Affairs University (CFAU), Beijing, at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs, Brussels, and at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London.
Moritz’ research focuses on Russian foreign policy, Russian-Western relations, and their impact on the international relations of the post-Soviet space and the Middle East. He has researched Chinese, Russian, and Turkish foreign policies towards Iran and the controversial politics surrounding sanctions policies. He also has an interest in EU diplomacy and US Foreign Policy.