Anna Schmauder

Research Fellow


  • Conflict and Fragility
  • Politics and Crime


  • Sub Saharan Africa

Anna Schmauder is a Research Fellow at Clingendael’s Conflict Research Unit. In this capacity, she focuses on hybrid governance in peacebuilding contexts and the linkage of migration and security dynamics in the Sahel region

Prior to joining Clingendael, Anna has worked as research assistant for International Crisis Group in Nairobi, the EU Horizon 2020 project EU-LISTCO and the Heidelberg Institute for International Conflict Research. She has further gained work experience at the German Federal Foreign Office and the German Bundestag, where she worked as Research Associate for a MP. 

As MA candidate of the double degree program 'Political Sciences - Affaires Internationales' with Sciences Po Paris and Freie Universität Berlin, she is currently writing her thesis on migration policies and peacebuilding in the Sahel. Anna is a trained mediator and holds a BA in Political Science and History from the University of Heidelberg.

My work



Conflict and Fragility

Customary Legitimacy

14 February 2022 - 17:55
Conflict and Fragility

The Volunteers for the Defense of the Homeland

09 March 2021 - 17:01
Conflict and Fragility

Unpacking governance within the EU’s Sahel strategy

21 December 2020 - 11:09
Conflict and Fragility

Strategic Missteps: Learning From a Failed EU Sahel Strategy

09 November 2020 - 14:59
Conflict and Fragility

Politisiert Euch!

06 November 2020 - 11:41
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