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Stephanie Winkler

Lecturer

Political Science

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Stephanie.Winkler@fhs.se

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Department of Security, Strategy and Leadership

Political Science Division

Political Science with a focus on Security Politics and Strategy

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About Stephanie

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Stephanie Christine Winkler is a lecturer in Political Science at the Department of Security, Strategy and Leadership at the Swedish Defense University. She received her PhD in International Relations from Stockholm University in 2020. In her research, she focusses on the role of concepts in academic and political life, and specializes specifically in the trials and tribulations of the soft power concept in the context of the ongoing power shift between the United States, Japan and China. More recently, she has started to work on (1) the emergence of Cold War analogies to conceptualize US-China relations, (2) narratives and the global struggle for truth in politics as well as (3) domestic variations of the role of science in politics and its effects on international cooperation amid crisis.

For her dissertation on “Conceptual Politics in Practice: How Soft Power Changed the World”, Stephanie received the best dissertation award in the social sciences in 2020 from Stockholm University. Her work has been published in leading international peer-review journals, such as Cambridge Review of International Affairs. In addition, Stephanie is currently working on a book manuscript on the political dimension of concepts and the soft power concept.

For more information on Stephanie’s research, teaching and her CV, please visit www.stephaniechristinewinkler.com

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Stephanie Winkler Stephanie Christine Winkler is a lecturer in Political Science at the Department of Security, Strategy and Leadership at the Swedish Defense University. She received her PhD in International Relations from Stockholm University in 2020. In her research, she focusses on the role of concepts in academic and political life, and specializes specifically in the trials and tribulations of the soft power concept in the context of the ongoing power shift between the United States, Japan and China. More recently, she has started to work on (1) the emergence of Cold War analogies to conceptualize US-China relations, (2) narratives and the global struggle for truth in politics as well as (3) domestic variations of the role of science in politics and its effects on international cooperation amid crisis.

For her dissertation on “Conceptual Politics in Practice: How Soft Power Changed the World”, Stephanie received the best dissertation award in the social sciences in 2020 from Stockholm University. Her work has been published in leading international peer-review journals, such as Cambridge Review of International Affairs. In addition, Stephanie is currently working on a book manuscript on the political dimension of concepts and the soft power concept.

For more information on Stephanie’s research, teaching and her CV, please visit www.stephaniechristinewinkler.com

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