Elisabeth Roehrlich, Director

Elisabeth Roehrlich is the Director of the IAEA History Research Project and a faculty member at the University of Vienna’s Department of History. She is also a nonresident Global Fellow in the History and Public Policy Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington D.C. She received her PhD in history from the University of Tuebingen, Germany, and held fellowships at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington D.C., the Norwegian Institute for Defense Studies in Oslo, and Monash University South Africa in Johannesburg. She is the author of a prize-winning book about the former Austrian chancellor Bruno Kreisky (Kreisky’s Außenpolitik, Vienna University Press, 2009), and her writings on the IAEA have been published or are forthcoming in journals such as the IAEA Bulletin, Cold War History, and the Journal of Cold War Studies. Since 2012, Roehrlich is a full partner of the Nuclear Proliferation International History Project (NPIHP) at the Wilson Center. Dr. Roehrlich is an Associate Editor of the International Security Studies Forum (ISSF) on H-Diplo, a member of the review committee of Austria’s leading contemporary history journal zeitgeschichte, and a member of the Board of Directors of Atomic Reporters. 

Klaudija Sabo, Project Assistant

Klaudija Sabo is a historian and filmmaker. Born in Hamburg, she studied Cultural Science and Art History with a focus on media and film at Humboldt University Berlin, Goldsmiths University London, and the University of Zagreb. In 2016, she received her PhD in history from the University of Vienna. Dr. Sabo was an Assistant in Training at the University of Vienna's Department of Contemporary History (2008–2012) and since then has been teaching the theory and practise of oral history and documentary film. Dr. Sabo has been involved in several visual oral history projects, and her documentary film "Auf der anderen Seite des Tisches" received the Ludo Hartmann Prize (2016). She has held visiting fellowships at the Collaborative Research Center "Heroes-Heroizations-Heroisms" in Freiburg, at the University of Belgrade, and the University of Zagreb. Since 2015, she has fulfilled the role of Project Assistant for the IAEA History Research Project.

Visiting Fellows and Affiliates

Eliza Gheorghe (NPIHP Visiting Fellow 2015)

Dr. Eliza Gheorghe is a Stanton Nuclear Security Fellow in the Belfer Center's International Security Program (Havard University). She holds a doctorate in International Relations from the University of Oxford. She writes on reactive proliferation within alliances, nuclear technology transfers, nuclear sharing, and smuggling networks. Eliza was a fellow at the Norwegian Institute for Defense Studies (2011-2014), a George Abernethy pre-doctoral fellow at the Johns Hopkins University SAIS Center in Bologna (2013-2014), and a post-doctoral fellow at the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, Cornell University (2014-2015).

Mailys Mangin (Short-term Visiting Scholar, 2016)

Mailys Mangin is a PhD Candidate in political science at the Center for European Research on Administration, Politics and Society (CERAPS) at the University of Lille, France. In her ongoing dissertation, she examines the effects of international organizations on the production and the implementation of international security policies, such as nuclear non-proliferation policies. Her research in political sociology focuses on international organizations, collective security policies and the analysis of international norms. She holds a Master’s degree in political science from the University of Paris 1- Panthéon-Sorbonne.

Marko Miljković (NPIHP Visiting Fellow 2015)

Marko Miljković is a PhD Candidate at the Department of History at the Central European University (CEU) in Budapest, Hungary. During his BA and MA studies at the Faculty of Philosophy in Belgrade, Serbia, and CEU, Marko studied history of automobilism in Yugoslavia as a social, cultural and technological phenomenon. In his ongoing PhD studies at CEU, he is researching the history of the Yugoslav nuclear program, nested in a larger field of nuclear proliferation during the Cold War.

Adem Mutluer (Affiliate)

Adem Mutluer is an affiliate of the IAEA History Research Project, acting as a supporting writer and editor. He has worked within several areas of the IAEA including the Department of Safeguards, the Department of Management, and the Office of Public Information and Communication. He has been published in the IAEA Bulletin, and was one of the IAEA Secretariat staff supporting the Working Group on Emergency Preparedness and Response during production of The Fukushima Daiichi Accident Report. He has also fulfilled roles at the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization in Vienna, and the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies in Monterey, California. Adem holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Nonproliferation Studies from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey; an MSc in International Security and Global Governance from Birkbeck, University of London; and a BA in War Studies from King’s College London, University of London. 

Magdalena Reitbauer (NPIHP Visiting Fellow 2014)

Magdalena Reitbauer studied Political Science and History at the University of Vienna, with a specialism on European integration history, international relations, and diplomatic history. During her fellowship, she focused on the history of IAEA-Euratom relations.