Marie Wagner

Research Associate

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Marie Wagner is a research associate at the Global Public Policy Institute in Berlin, where she contributes to the institute’s work on humanitarian action and peace and security. She was also an editor of the PeaceLab Blog. Her research interests include forecast-based humanitarian action and financing, as well as development cooperation. 

Marie holds a master’s degree in public policy and management from HEC Paris and the Free University in Berlin. She earned a bachelor’s degree in communication and media sciences as well as French philology from Berlin’s Free University and spent a year at Université Laval in Québec.

During her studies, Marie was a Carlo-Schmid-Fellow at the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) at the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA), where she worked on humanitarian financing. She also conducted a social impact assessment with SSP in Osmanabad, India, and worked with Action Against Hunger in Berlin, Oxfam Solidarité in Brussels, and Amnesty International in Québec and Berlin. Her studies have been supported by the German National Academic Foundation, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the Franco-German University, and the Free University’s direct exchange program. 

Languages: German, English, French

Areas of Expertise

Humanitarian Action
Peace & Security
Forecast-Based Financing


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