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Laura Peitz

Cohort 2016

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Henrik Enderlein

S - Peitz

Hertie School of Governance

PhD Candidate

Friedrichstraße 180
10117 Berlin

Topic of PhD thesis

The 'Bank' in Multilateral Development Banks

Curriculum Vitae

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

Scientific Activities and Internships

06/2014 – 09/2016

Collaborative Research Centre 700 "Governance in Areas of Limited Statehood" at the Freie Universität Berlin, Project C2 "Variances and Consequences of Territorial Control by Non-State Actors", Research Assistant

03/2016 – 05/2016

German Federal Foreign Ministry, Internship

03/2013 – 07/2013

Hanns Seidel Foundation Ghana, Internship

10/2010 – 02/2013

Universität Konstanz, Chair of Political Methodology, Teaching Assistant

04/2012 – 12/2012

Universität Konstanz, Chair of German Politics and Public Administration, Research Assistant

06/2011 – 08/2011

German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs, Internship

02/2011 – 05/2011

Global Public Policy Institute, Internship

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


Rothaus Award for excellent Bachelor's Thesis

04/2012 – 03/2013

Deutschlandstipendium of the Universität Konstanz

Further Research Interests

Multilateral Development Banks

Agency of International Organizations

United Nations Peacekeeping

Spatial data analysis

Peitz, L. (2016) 'Difficult Deployment Decisions - Explaining Sub-national Deployment Patterns of United Nations Peacekeepers', Paper presented at the AFK Workshop on Methods, Oct. 3-5 2016, Konstanz.

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.

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