Anna Schmauder

Junior Researcher


  • Conflict and Fragility
  • Politics and Crime


  • Sub Saharan Africa

Anna Schmauder is a Junior Researcher at Clingendael’s Conflict Research Unit. In this capacity, she focuses on local 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



Europe and the EU

EU Migration Policies in the Sahel-Stagnation in a Mode of Crisis

10 December 2018 - 12:04