Josef Joffe Josef Joffe is publisher-editor of German weekly Die Zeit. He is Senior Fellow of Stanford's Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, the Marc and Anita Abramowitz Fellow in International Relations at the Hoover Institution, and a courtesy professor of political science at Stanford University. Since 1999, he has been an associate of the Olin Institute for Strategic Studies at Harvard University. His areas of interest are US foreign policy, international security policy, European-American relations, Europe and Germany, and the Middle East. Raised in Berlin, he obtained his PhD degree in government from Harvard.