Hana Nasser is an intern with the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi) in Berlin, where she contributes to the institute’s work on peace and security. She supports projects on the role and impact of local security actors and militias in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Syria, and on improving humanitarian reporting.
Currently, Hana is pursuing her doctorate in the Department of Government at the University of Virginia. She received her bachelor’s with honors and high distinction from the Department of Political Science at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Her interests lie in migration and integration issues in the European Union and the enforceability and impact of international human rights norms at the level of domestic policymaking.
Previously, Hana was an analyst for the Cline Center for Democracy, a research institute specializing in civil wars, military coups, and political violence. She has also worked as a research assistant for the Department of Government at the University of Virginia. Prior to that, she worked as the assistant to the director of a non-profit in Chicago, as well as an intern at a fixed-income security firm. She has studied abroad in Vienna and Cape Town.
Languages: English, German, Arabic