Theresa Lütkefend is a research assistant at the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi) in Berlin, where she contributes to the institute’s work on peace and security and helps run the PeaceLab Blog. Her research interests include international relations as well as the foreign and security policy of rising powers, particularly that of Russia.
Theresa holds a bachelor’s degree in social sciences from Humboldt-University in Berlin. During her studies, Theresa worked for the Department of Empirical Social Research at Humboldt-University, was an intern at the German Council on Foreign Relations in Berlin, a volunteer at Amnesty International, and conducted research in Moscow.
After her undergraduate studies, Theresa worked for six months at the United Nations Department for Economic and Social Affairs in New York, working on the relations between the United Nations and non-governmental organizations. For her studies in Berlin, and as a fellow with the Carlo Schmid Program, Theresa received scholarships from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the German National Academic Foundation.
Languages: English, German, French, Russian