- Research Professor for Global Studies and Diplomacy, Department of History and Institute of Global Studies (D.A., Stony Brook, 1980).
Harald Braun is a very senior German diplomat with extensive experience in both international diplomacy and business. An economist and historian, he has served over three decades in diplomatic posts on four continents and with the United Nations, including Chief Political Officer in Washington D.C., special envoy for Afghanistan reconstruction, Deputy National Security Adviser to the German Chancellor and Minister Plenipotentiary in Paris, France. He is currently Deputy Secretary of State at the German Foreign Office.
Ambassador Braun's career in private business includes several years as Corporate Senior Vice President of Global Government Affairs at Siemens AG, Munich.
- Curriculum Vitae
- Lib N5006
- Research Interests
- History and practice of diplomacy, international relations, current global issues, history and mission of international organisations.
- Scholarly Works
- - History of the Prussian Association of Jews: "Die Geschichte des preussischen Landesverbandes der Juden", Siebeck, Tuebingen 1979 (co-editor)
- "Jewish Immigrants of the Nazi Period in the United States of America, A Bibliography", Saur, New York/Munich 1979 (co-editor)
- "German Studies Series", NYU and DAAD 1980 (chapter author)
- "Functional Skills for German: The Business World", UMI Stony Brook 1980
- "Business German Right from the Start", Langenscheidt Berlin/Munich 1985 (3 vols. with Lore Armaleo-Popper)
- "Diplomacy in Times of Global Change: A Lecture" with an introduction by Wolf Schaefer, Globality Studies Journal, no. 13, Stony Brook 2009
- "Herausforderungen der deutschen Aussenpolitik im 21. Jahrhundert"(Challenges for German Foreign Policy in the 21st Century), Business & Diplomacy Magazine 01/2012, pp. 8-10, Berlin 2012
- "The crisis in the Catholic church comes at a bad time", Globality Studies Journal, GSJ ViewPoint, 1 March 2013