Elisabeth Roehrlich, Director

Elisabeth Roehrlich is an Assistant Professor at the University of Vienna's Department of History and the Director of the IAEA History Research Project. 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 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.