Since March 2019, Philip J. Nock is since Research Assistant at the Center for Global Studies/Chair for International Relations at the University of Bonn (Germany). In his undergraduate and graduate studies, Mr. Nock read International Relations, History, Sociology, and European Studies. He holds a bachelor degree in "History, Politics, and Society" and completed his master's degree in "Political Sciences" in July 2019 at the same place. In his master thesis, he formulated a conceptual critique of Thucydides' Trap and thus, delved into causes of hegemonial challenges. Mr. Nock spent two semesters abroad: in 2014/15, at the University of St Andrews, United Kingdom, and in 2017/18 at York University in Toronto, Canada. Moreover, he held a scholarship from the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation and gained practical experience through internships in the German Bundestag, the European Office in Brussels of the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation, the German Atlantic Treaty Association, the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP) and the Center for Advanced Security, Strategic and Integration Studies (CASSIS) in Bonn.
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