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Laura Peitz

Cohort 2016

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Henrik Enderlein

Topic of PhD Thesis: The 'Bank' in Multilateral Development Banks

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Hertie School

Doctoral Researcher, (Re-)Allocation

Friedrichstraße 180
10117 Berlin

Education and Work Experience

  • 10/2013-08/2016: Freie Universität Berlin / Humboldt Universität zu Berlin / Universität Potsdam, M.A. International Relations
  • 09/2011-01/2012: Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Erasmus
  • 10/2009-02/2013: Universität Konstanz, B.A. Poltical and Administrative Sciences

Academic Appointments, Scientific Activities & Outreach

  • Since 04/2020: International Security and Development Center, Researcher
  • 2020: Oxfam America, Consultancy on Private Sector Engagement in Sustainable Development 
  • 06/2014 – 09/2016: Collaborative Research Centre 700 "Governance in Areas of Limited Statehood" at Freie Universität Berlin, Project C2 "Variances and Consequences of Territorial Control by Non-State Actors", Research Assistant

Fellowships, Stipends and Awards

  • since 07/2018, Scholarship of the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes
  • 09/2016-06/2018, Scholarship of the Fritz Thyssen Stiftung für Wissenschaftsförderung
  • 09/2014-08/2016, Deutschlandstipendium of the Universität Potsdam
  • 01/2014, Rothaus Award for excellent Bachelor's Thesis
  • 04/2012-03/2013, Deutschlandstipendium of the Universität Konstanz

Research Interests

  • Multilateral Development Banks
  • Agency of International Organizations
  • United Nations Peacekeeping
  • Spatial Data Analysis
  • Peitz, L & Reisch, G 2019, ‘Violence Reduction or Relocation? Effects of United Nations troops presence on local levels of violence’. Zeitschrift fuer Friedens- und Konfliktforschung, no. 8, pp. 161-181.
  • Peitz, L. (2015) ‘The BRICS – Rhetoric or Reality?’ E-International Relations. Available at: http://www.e-ir.info/2015/12/22/the-brics-rhetoric-or-reality/.
  • Peitz, L. (2015) ‘Conference Report on the 8thECPR General Conference in Glasgow’, IReflect Student Journal of International Relations, 2(1), pp. 93–96.
  • Peitz, L. (2014) Picking Winners – Does Risk of Conflict Recurrence Determine World Bank Post-Conflict Aid Allocation. Paper presented at the 8th ECPR General Conference in Glasgow. Available at: https://ecpr.eu/Events/PaperDetails.aspx?PaperID=20200&EventID=14.