Universität Erfurt


Tobias Greiff, M.A.

Tobias Greiff is a conflict analyst, full-time instructor at American University in Washington, DC; as well as a visiting scholar at the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University (USA).

I have studied and researched international relations, modern history, political science, peace and conflict resolution, cultural psychology and social geography at various international universities, including Georgetown University (USA), Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (GER), Technische Universität München (GER), Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (NL), the University of Erfurt (GER), George Mason University (USA), and American University in Washington, DC; supported through scholarships and grants provided by the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), and the FAZit Foundation.

Next to my academic engagements, I am involved in various peace and community building projects and serve as the director of f-r-e-e, e.V. / f-r-e-e, Inc. (USA), an international development organization involved in community building projects in post-conflict-environments.


  • Conflict Analysis

  • Political/cultural psychology (discursive psychology)

  • Symbolic politics

  • Politics of social space

Aktuelle Publikationen

    Greiff, Tobias (forthcoming): The ‘cause’ of conflict – Or, the risks of establishing causalities through conflict analysis. In Rom Harré and Fathali Moghaddam (eds.). On Causes and Consequences [working title].
    Greiff, Tobias/Greiff, Jacquie (forthcoming): Crisis in Mostar – How bridging and boundary discourses position groups in post-conflict environments [target audience: The Journal for Peace Psychology].
    Greiff, Tobias/Greiff, Jacquie (forthcoming): The Need for Success – A driving force of international interventions and its impact on the peace process in Bosnia and Herzegovina [target audience: Journal for International Intervention and Statebuilding].
    Greiff, Tobias (2013): Losing one’s enemies? Partisans, Germans and the (in-)stability of Yugoslavia. In Rom Harré and Fathali Moghaddam (eds.). The Psychology of Friendship and Enmity: Relationships in Love, Work, Politics, and War. Westport: Praeger, pp. 145-166.

Benjamin Wilhelm, letzte Änderung: 6.11.2019



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