- Armament and disarmament
- Conflict, peace and security
- Peace and development
Alexandra Marksteiner is a Research Assistant with the Arms and Military Expenditure Programme. In this capacity, she collects and analyzes data on military spending and the arms industry. Among her areas of research are the international presence of arms companies and the financial value of arms exports, as well as trends in US and German military expenditure.
Prior to joining SIPRI, she interned with the Security and Strategy Team at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C. She has also worked for the Atlantic Council, the Federal Foreign Office of Germany and the UN Department of Peace Operations. During her graduate studies at Johns Hopkins SAIS, she focused on the nexus between international security and multilateral cooperation.
International security, joint military procurement, arms industry, European defence integration, NATO alliance, transatlantic defence relations, military expenditure
Europe, North America, Global commons
M.A. in Strategic Studies and International Economics, Johns Hopkins SAIS, B.A. in International Studies and Political Science, Johns Hopkins University