Dr Wolfgang Mueller, PhD in contemporary history and Russian
studies (University of Vienna), is a research
associate at the Austrian Academy of
Sciences. Former professional affiliations include the Montreal Holocaust
Memorial Centre, Canada, and
the Institute of East
European History, University
of Vienna. Wolfgang
Mueller was a visiting fellow at the Russian
Academy of Sciences and a
member of OSCE missions to the CIS area. He teaches Russian history and politics
at the University
Research interests: Russian and Soviet foreign policy, international
relations, the Cold War, European integration. Current research projects: continuities
in Russian foreign policy behavior, the USSR/Russia and European integration;
the revolutions of 1989.
Wolfgang Mueller’s book on postwar Soviet policy in Austria Die sowjetische
Besatzung in Österreich 1945-1955 (2005) was awarded the Richard G. Plaschka
Prize. Further publications include Sovetskaia politika v Avstrii: Dokumenty
iz Rossiiskikh arkhivov (with N. Naimark, A. Suppan, G. Bordiugov eds. 2005);
Austrian State Treaty 1955: International Strategy, Legal Relevance, National
Identity (with G. Stourzh, A. Suppan eds. 2005); “Stalin
and Austria: New Evidence on Soviet Policy in a Secondary Theatre of the Cold
War,” Cold War History 6 (2006) 1;
vom Weltkrieg zur Wende (with M. Portmann eds. 2007); “Die UdSSR und die europäische Integration,” in From the Common Market to European Union Building (M.
Gehler ed. 2009); Peaceful Coexistence or Iron Curtain? Austria,
Neutrality, and Eastern Europe 1955-1989 (Forthcoming).
Dr. Mueller was a visiting scholar with the Forum on Contemporary Europe
from October 2008 through March 2009.