College of Europe: Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach Chair for European Foreign Policy and Security Studies (1996-2010); Director, Department of European Political and Administrative Studies (1996-2008); Director, Department of EU International Relations and Diplomacy Studies (2006-2010)

Previous professional affiliations: Professor of International Politics, University of the Armed Forces, Hamburg; Special Advisor, Office of the German Federal President; Deputy Head of the Planning Staff, Ministry of Defence.

Education: B.A. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.A., Ph.D. School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Habilitation, Bonn University

Research interests: EU external relations, security issues, transatlantic relations, German foreign policy

Recent publications:

Mahncke, Dieter (2014) A post-modern foreign policy: can EU foreign policy make a difference in world politics? In: Maciej Wilga & Ireneusz Pawel Karolewski (eds.), New Approaches to EU Foreign Policy, Routledge, pp. 163-177. Previously published as Post-modern Diplomacy: Can EU Foreign Policy Make a Difference in World Politics? College of Europe, EU Diplomacy Papers, 4/2011 (July 2011).

Mahncke, Dieter (2013) Has the United States lost Interest in Europe? American Foreign Policy under the Obama Presidency, in: Inge Govaere and Dominik Hanf (eds.), Scrutinizing Internal and External Dimensions of European Law, , College of Europe Studies No. 17, Peter Lang, Brussels: 841-856.

Mahncke, Dieter (2012) European Union Diplomacy. Coherence, Unity and Effectiveness. With a Foreword by Herman van Rompuy (ed. With Sieglinde Gstöhl), College of Europe Studies, No. 15, Peter Lang, Brussels.

Mahncke, Dieter (2008) Europe's Near Abroad – Promises and Prospects of the EU's Neighbourhood Policy (ed. with Sieglinde Gstöhl), College of Europe Studies, No. 4, Peter Lang, Brussels.